Internal Audit is seeking a talented Project Lead. In collaboration with Audit Managers and Director manage complex financial and operational audits within the MSKCC Internal Audit Function; which includes: managing a portfolio of audit projects and supporting Audit Managers in training and development of audit staff and procedures; defining parameters for assessing risk and controls; organizing, managing, and executing reviews and reporting results to the Audit Managers, Director, Internal Audit, Executive Director, Compliance and Internal Audit, and department heads and/or key process owners.
Act as Audit lead and provides coaching to Audit Specialist, Senior Auditors and Staff Auditors in the execution of specific audits and projects to assist in the development of audit skills.
Monitor daily activities of staff team, ensuring job duties are being completed accurately, thoroughly and within specified timeframes; intervenes when necessary.
Provide ongoing feedback to staff on strengths and areas in need of improvement.
Assist in the preparation of the Internal Audit Risk Assessment and annual audit plan, obtaining consensus form MSKCC Leadership, Director and Manager Internal Audit.
Analyze previous findings and recommendations from both internal and external audit reports.
Lead assigned staff to ensure compliance with IA processes and documentation.
Review workpapers prepared by the audit project team.
Monitor project progress, anticipate delays and obstacles and takes action to resolve to conduct the audit most efficiently.
Assist in the analysis for more complex audits to identify all required tasks and develop a project plan and schedule that takes into consideration realistic time frames required to complete tasks based on experience, knowledge and, as needed, testing of planned audit procedures.
Conduct regular status meetings to review all work and potential issues with Auditees.
Knowledgeable about business and the marketplace and able to apply this knowledge to advance the organization's goals.
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.
A provider of work directives, delegating responsibilities as necessary and removing obstacles in order to get work done.
Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or equivalent
7-10 years of experience in Audit or similar experience required
CPA highly preferred
CIA, CA, and/or CFE preferred
Internal Number: 2019-35866
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