Director of Corporate Audit & Advisory - Hickory , North Carolina, United States, 28601

£150-200k

We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.


  • Assist the VP, Corporate Audit & Advisory position the internal audit function as a thought leader on risk management and governance to include:
  • Evaluating governance frameworks and the effectiveness of the company's risk management processes in an environment of business transformation and acquisition integration.
  • Perform advisory services related to fraud, governance, risk management, internal control and process effectiveness, to include a leadership role in maturing the company's ERM program and facilitating the annual enterprise risk assessment process.
  • Reporting significant risk exposures and control issues, relating to strategic, financial, technology and operational or other matters as needed or requested by management or the Audit Committee.
  • Assist the VP, Corporate Audit & Advisory in delivering audit plan focused on business issues and risks, demonstrating:
  • Meaningful 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.
  • Manage integrated audit teams by overseeing 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.
  • 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 Audit & Advisory, the Internal Controls PMO and the external auditors related to the company's Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program are coordinated.
  • Workpapers supporting audit projects are completed and reviewed timely and in accordance with key performance indicators and appropriate quality and professional standards.
  • Advance data analysis strategy, tools and techniques deployed by Corporate Audit & Advisory by focusing on:
  • Building business acumen and data capabilities within the team through training, recruiting, internal partnerships, and/or co-sourcing.
  • Following a consistent process to identify and evaluate activities throughout the internal audit lifecycle to identify the best opportunities for data analysis and automation.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related curriculum required.
  • Experience to include a minimum of 8+ years of related experience, including at least 5 years of project management or managing audit / compliance activities.
  • Certification (CPA/CIA/CISA or equivalent) by examination required.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead diverse teams and promote career development and progression.
  • Ability to delegate work, deliver results, deal with complex concepts, practice focused listening and gain cooperation.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in a variety of settings and styles to include executive management meetings and board level presentations.
  • Technical proficiency with a variety of software applications, audit management solutions and data analytics tools.