This position leads teams assigned to financial, operational, compliance, third-party, information technology and strategic audits across business units and functions. Responsibilities include managing all audit phases, i.e., conducting risk assessments to determine audit scope, executing risk-based audit procedures and identifying/reporting on observations as well as process improvements.
Drives special projects and continuous improvement initiatives. Coaches and mentors 3-5 direct reports and other team members. Participates with the Chief Audit Officer and the Directors in developing and updating the risk-based, dynamic audit plan.
1.Coordinate engagement plans, schedules and budgets with other GIA leaders to ensure efficient and effective resource allocations.
2.Coach teams to effectively assess risks and controls during planning to develop a risk-based audit scope considering input from key stakeholders.
3.Propose and execute audit programs and testing procedures that address highest risks for activities in scope and drive execution of the audit/project to BMS and IIA standards.
4.Drive preparation of the report for each engagement ensuring findings, action items and recommendations are practical and actionable. Communicate effectively with internal and external management to align on audit observations and recommendations.
5.Drive data analysis in risk assessment and execution of audits.
6.Participate in department recruiting efforts to identify, recruit and onboard talent.
7.Coach/mentor direct reports and staff assigned to audits. Foster an inclusive and feedback-rich environment.
8.Develop strong networks with key stakeholders to identify audit plan input, identify and cascade to relevant people, process and system changes to GIA, and act as a resource to them on control/process issues.
9.Monitor and cascade emerging risks and changes in Company policies and procedures, accounting/auditing standards and industry practices/regulations, to suggest changes to audit plans and procedures
10. Identify, lead and participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
Degree BS/BA or equivalent required; MBA or other advanced degree desired
A minimum of 6-8 years of prior experience in financial, operational, information technology, business controls or compliance areas. Auditing experience preferred; ability to audit across all of these disciplines individually and in an integrated audit (combining IT and one or several other disciplines in one audit) desired. Experience supervising teams and experience with a Big Four firm or internal audit is preferred.
Oral/Written Ability to present and write concisely and clearly to all management levels.
Process Design and Analysis Ability to analyze controls and complex processes and assess their efficiency and effectiveness.
Computer/Data Analysis Skills Excel/Word/PowerPoint capability required; Data analytics experience preferred (specifically with visualization tools such as Tableau, Spotfire). Experience with ERP, such as SAP, desired.
Language English required, fluency in additional language(s) preferred
Travel Ability to travel globally up to 35% of the time.
Location Position will be based in Princeton, New Jersey or Tampa, Florida
Critical thinking and problem- solving skills
Continuous Improvement mindset
Bristol Myers Squibb