Commscope Westchester , IL 60154
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Due to growth and customer demand, we are currently recruiting for a Corporate Audit & Advisory Manager to join our team in the Greater Charlotte area (Hickory) or the Chicagoland Area (Joliet or Westchester).
Support the Director, Corporate Audit & Advisory to lead an integrated team of professionals in a dynamic environment that includes pursuit of continuous improvement of our practices. The Corporate Audit & Advisory manager role involves developing and updating the annual audit plan based on a comprehensive risk assessment process; managing operational, financial, and compliance audit projects; providing insight and value to management on best practices and matters of risks and controls; developing individual and team professional competencies; and recruiting qualified and talented professionals. Ensure that resources are efficiently and effectively deployed and work conforms to the International Standards for the Professional Practices of Internal Auditing. Work independently under general supervision with the opportunity to demonstrate leadership, initiative and judgment.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage integrated audit teams by performing project management duties related to planning, coordinating, execution of fieldwork, and reporting, ensuring that:
Planning and risk assessments are performed for each audit project to ensure that key risks are identified and addressed by the audit scope.
Corporate Audit & Advisory standard project processes, milestones, and templates are utilized.
Detailed audit work, including documentation of controls and processes, test plans, and analysis, are focused on areas assessed as higher risk and/or Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR).
Audit reports are well written, risk ratings appropriately reflect business issues, and recommendations are clearly presented, address root cause, and are agreed to by management.
Efforts between Corporate Compliance, management, and the external auditors are coordinated.
Workpapers supporting audit projects are completed and reviewed timely and in accordance with appropriate workpaper documentation standards.
Assist the Director, Corporate Audit & Advisory in preparing and updating the annual audit plan, demonstrating:
Comprehensive understanding of the Company's systems and processes, business objectives, key risks, and financial and operational policies.
Working knowledge of risk assessment techniques including interview and survey processes, management of audit universe, risk prioritization, and development of audit plan.
Knowledge of external factors, such as economic environment, regulatory compliance, and emerging risks, and their potential impact on the Company's risk profile.
Invest in the development of our people by focusing on efforts to:
Build and manage effective teams, promoting teamwork, diversity, and positive morale.
Coach and mentor staff, including timely feedback on engagement performance, so that they are knowledgeable about the business and demonstrate professional competency and motivation.
Support direct reports in the development and promotion of learning plans and long-term career goals.
Identify and recruit qualified and talented professionals to meet short and long-term needs through a variety of sources (e.g. guest auditors, contractors, internal resources, and external marketplace).
Pursue professional development and be a trusted advisor to management on matters of governance, risk and controls by focusing on efforts to:
Stay current on best practices, professional standards, implementation guidelines, and regulatory requirements. Introduce relevant practices to the Corporate Audit & Advisory team and the Company on a regular basis (e.g. PCAOB trends and impact on ICFR framework).
Represent Corporate Audit & Advisory on cross-functional project teams, management meetings, and/or steering committee meetings and provide insights to management, as appropriate.
Provide consultative services to management on special projects and initiatives, as requested.
Pursue appropriate professional association memberships and proactively attend, present and/or participate in continuing education.
Overall, pursue the continuous improvement of our tools, practices, methodology, and policies & procedures.
Exercise discretion in the review of records to ensure confidentiality of all matters that come to the auditor's attention.
Travel to domestic and foreign locations (where English may not be the first language).
A completed Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related curriculum required.
Experience to include a minimum of 5+ years of related experience, including at least 2 years of project management or managing audit / compliance activities.
Demonstrated ability to effectively lead diverse teams.
Effective oral and written communication skills in a variety of settings and styles.
Ability to delegate work, deliver results, deal with complex concepts, practice focused listening, and gain cooperation.
Solid business judgement and excellent analytical abilities.
Certification (e.g. CPA or CIA) and/or MBA strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft products and audit software (e.g. TeamMate).
Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and COSO framework is preferred.
Experience with data analytics methodologies and tools is preferred.
Manufacturing industry experience is preferred.
Knowledge of SAP is a plus
Foreign language skills a plus.
It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.
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