IT Senior Manager Internal Audit
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In this role, you will reporting to the Sr Director, Internal Audit. The Internal Audit group continuously looks for ways to improve its audit and risk management processes while leveraging state of the art technology to maximize their impact. We are seeking a Senior Manager of IT Audit to work alongside the head of Internal Audit to continue to build out and develop a stronger IT Risk team. S/he works closely with other Internal Audit team members to develop a best in class organization positioned to provide value added services to the organization including data analytics, Information security, Robotics. S/he will be responsible for providing risk-based integrated audit coverage and independent assessment of the effectiveness of key processes, controls.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist the head of internal audit with executing the phases of the Sarbanes Oxley process for financial controls, including planning, business cycle/process design assessment, test plan development and test of controls for effectiveness.
Develop short term strategic engagements (including planning and budget) and ensure the timely delivery of the highest quality work and value-add recommendations. May oversee multiple short-term projects concurrently working in a matrixed team environment.
Participate in pre- and post- implementation system reviews and perform internal readiness assessments as needed.
Lead audit engagements (financial; operational; compliance) from beginning to end, inclusive of development of risk-based audit plans and test procedures, execution of test procedures, and the review and reporting of findings to Audit and Business Leadership. Ensure appropriate remediation and corrective or preventive actions are taken.
Consult on key IT projects and initiatives as needed to ensure the implementation of best practices and necessary internal controls.
Coordinate all IT required activities with various stakeholders. Review and evaluate compliance with West policies related to information security
Recruit, train and develop audit staff to ensure auditors are prepared for advancement opportunities within West. Provide formal feedback and performance reviews to senior auditors.
Prepare both internal and external presentations on various topics ranging from audit results to department initiatives
Diagnose process compliance using the aid of advanced data analytics tools and Blackline
Stay current on developments in the audit profession, industry and within the company and act as an Enterprise resource for critical subject matter area and/or knowledge of key business processes.
Provide internal control advisory services to management to assist in redesign efforts that improve the control environment.
Conduct cybersecurity risk reviews and controls assessments to ensure our processes are consistent with industry leading practices.
Education: Bachelors degree related to Information Systems or in Accounting required; MA/MS/MBA preferred
At least 10 years of public accounting and/or IT internal auditing experience strongly preferred; multi-national experience a plus;
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent oral and written skills; interpersonal skills, fact finder skills, active listening, critical thinking, time management, problem sensitivity and project management skills.
Ability to leverage technology to improve results
Expert level knowledge of IT policies, laws, standards and frameworks applicable to the specific technical role e.g. COSO, ISO27001, and other related frameworks
Strong understanding of accounting, finance and auditing areas and concepts with proficiency in Tableau, MS Office, ACL, Access, Alteryx
Expertise of IT risk, security architecture design, network security, cloud/mobile security, data security and internal/external threat intelligence/analysis.
Ability to present findings and industry insights to senior leaders across the company.
Strong conceptual thinking aptitude and ability to persuade and influence others.
Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, dynamic, and fast-paced environment with strong inherent project execution skills, including: prioritizing tasks, balancing workload between multiple projects, anticipating next steps, adapting to changing situations and project scope.
Excellent relationship skills and client focused mindset.
Physical & Mental Requirements:
Use written and oral communication skills
Read and interpret data, information and documents
Must maintain the ability to work well with others in a variety of situations.
Must be able to multi-task, work under time constraints, problem solve, and prioritize.
Ability to make independent and sound judgments.
Observe and interpret situations, analyze and solve problems.
West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.
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