Audit Manager

  • Kansas City, MO
  • $120,000 - $130,000
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Job Summary
Corporate Internal Audit is seeking an Assistant Audit Director to lead the execution of audit engagements as well as consulting activities. This is a key position and works closely with the Internal Audit Leader in various roles, such as, development of the annual audit plans, communications with Executive Leadership, and other strategic initiatives. Professionals previously in this role have gone on to become directors/leaders across the company. In addition to flexible work options (hybrid/remote), this role will get to experience working in a fun environment and having a solid work-life balance while helping our businesses solve their critical needs. The Audit group has a unique opportunity to explore/learn various markets/regions across the globe, as well as a firsthand perspective as the company transforms our business into a dynamic, client-centric organization. Engagements can address processes in any area of the company (operating businesses and corporate services) and include all types of processes (business operations, projects, finance, ethics and compliance, information systems).

Key Responsibilities
Responsible for overseeing and ensuring the timely performance and completion of all audits and assignments in accordance with annual audit schedule.
Leads the development and communication of engagement objectives and scope, including, conducting planning activities to obtain a detailed understanding of the processes, risks and controls. Facilitates planning meetings, risk assessments and process walkthroughs as necessary to develop audit test plans.
Reviews, oversees and conducts audit work according to the audit test plan, accepted standards, workflow and schedule requirements. Test work could include interviews, data analytics, process mapping, walkthroughs or conducting surveys.
Leads or facilitates audit stakeholder communications, workshops and audit finding discussions. Provides guidance to audit stakeholders to identify effective actions.
Responsible for ensuring stakeholder full agreement on findings and action items prior to issuing final report. Reviews, edits and issues the final report detailing scope, approach, results, findings and recommendations.
Presents audit work to management or other interested parties at the conclusion of the audit.
Responsible for leading complex or large special projects, process improvement efforts or ongoing administrative projects.
Supports the development of the annual audit plan. Assists with the development of the board briefs and presentations.
As a supervisor, provides direction to an assigned individual or group. Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development. Aligns individual professional's goals with that of department, division and corporation. Evaluates professional's training needs to prepare for staff growth and development.
Provides direction or oversee third party auditors supporting the audit and reviews work for sufficiency of scope, completeness, and accuracy.
Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value. Champions continuous improvement efforts. Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.
Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities.
Management Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree (preferably with business or technical emphasis) or equivalent experience.
Master Business Administration (MBA) or MS in Accounting.
Typically 12+ years related experience. Engineering or Construction Industry experience preferred. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications
Qualified candidates should have strong leadership skills, excellent project management and communication skills, a sense of urgency and drive to help the company manage its risks and opportunities, and passion to develop an internal audit practice that is second to none. The group operates in a professional, disciplined, productive and structured manner to ensure that the Audit Committee and management are provided with the highest level of service possible.

The candidate will be expected to demonstrate:
Strong project management skills.
· Ability to interact comfortably with senior/executive level management.
· Ability to build strong relationships with audit clients.
· Ability to quickly assimilate relevant information in unfamiliar situations.
· Strong analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
· Excellent listening, verbal, written and presentation communication skills.
· Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
· Familiarity with major business processes
· Passion to help improve operations continuously.
· Sound judgment and ability to act independently.
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Location
Kansas City, MO
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$120,000 - $130,000