Salary Mid-Point: $85,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's client is a leading Fortune 500 organization committed to excellence in financial services. With a focus on integrity, professionalism, and innovation, they strive to maintain the highest standards of quality in everything they do. They are seeking a dedicated Audit Manager to join our dynamic team and contribute to their ongoing success.
Position Overview: The Audit Manager will be responsible for effectively planning, budgeting, and managing audit engagements while overseeing a team of audit professionals. This role involves assigning tasks, managing execution, and ensuring compliance with established control procedures. The Audit Manager will play a key role in maintaining documentation, developing practical recommendations, and promoting concepts of internal control within the organization.
  • Plan, budget, and manage audit engagements, ensuring adherence to risk-based work plans.
  • Develop practical recommendations in response to control concerns and opportunities for improvement.
  • Review drafts of deficiencies and recommendations prior to final audit communications.
  • Oversee the preparation and review of workpapers in accordance with department and professional audit standards.
  • Assign tasks, manage execution, and communicate specific elements of the work plan to the audit team.
  • Supervise analysis of workpapers, computations, and statistical reports to ensure compliance with control procedures.
  • Confirm follow-up of audit findings to ensure adequacy and timeliness of action plans.
  • Assist in developing a risk-based annual audit plan and staffing assignments.
  • Manage the design of audit programs to accomplish stated audit objectives.
  • Ensure appropriate skill and staffing of the internal audit team, including performance evaluations and training.
  • Develop department training materials to keep team members updated on accounting or audit issues.
  • Participate in screening, recruiting, and interviewing of employment candidates.
  • Develop audit project budgets, monitor deadlines, and communicate difficulties in a timely manner.
  • Manage the process to implement department changes and improve performance.
  • Implement quality control initiatives within the department.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in public accounting, internal audit, or directly applicable industry experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience.
  • Professional certification (CPA or CIA).
  • Travel up to 10%, with potential for international travel.
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