Audit Manager

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Location
Northbrook, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Nov 26, 2018
Job ID
2630690

Northbrook, IL
 
Currently looking for an experienced Audit Manager to fill an opening with a top publicly-held company located in Northbrook, IL. Interested candidates should have 7+ years’ extensive external audit and business experience, including successfully leading financial reporting operational audits.
 
Responsibilities of the Audit Manager
 

  • Lead discussions with senior management to inform quarterly/annual risk assessments and complete the risk assessment process for the portfolio.
  • Evaluate risk exposures and the adequacy and effectiveness of controls relating to the organization’s governance, financial reporting, operations, and information systems.
  • Oversee multiple complex audits while leveraging audit knowledge to deliver high quality results consistent with the audit plan and guidelines.
  • Manage the relationship with the external auditors, including audit committee communications and billing.
  • Provide the appropriate level of project planning, delegation of work, and supervision of assigned staff to ensure planned audits meet company’s process expectations.
  • Ensure effective deployment of audit resources to achieve the plan, meet objectives, and deliver a high-quality product.
 
Requirements of the Audit Manager
 
  • 5-7 years of BIG 4 experience with SEC clients or out of industry.
  • Insurance experience a plus but not mandatory; willingness to learn is key as company has opportunities to move into other groups.
  • CPA required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Master's a plus)
  • 7+ years’ extensive external audit and business experience, including successfully leading financial reporting operational audits.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities for complex business issues.