Senior Audit Project Manager

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Philadelphia, PA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Nov 26, 2018
Job ID
Philadelphia, PA
Currently seeking a Senior Project Manager for a great opportunity in the Philadelphia, PA area. The ideal candidate will possess significant management experience with audit, risk, or controls.
Requirements of the Senior Project Manager – Audit Services
  • Bachelor’s in a business-related field required, professional certification/advanced degree is a plus
  • Significant management experience with audit, risk, or controls
  • Expertise in front office asset management activities preferred
  • Strong candidates with trading/markets experience from banks will also be considered
  • Industry/subject matter knowledge in portfolio management/trading processes, technology, and regulatory requirements is required
  • 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
  • Experience in situations requiring diplomacy with strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent relationship skills and client-focused mindset
  • Flexibility to travel with work (USA, London, Australia) up to 25%
Responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager – Audit Services
  • Responsible for a business line/segment of the audit plan.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with management across firm and risk partners.
  • Manage overall audit and advisory engagements to ensure the timely delivery of the highest quality work and value-add recommendations.
  • Develop a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the processes, issues, pertinent regulations and risks associated with engagement scope.
  • Assess the adequacy of the control environment, identify control gaps and opportunities for continuous improvement, and relate it division and enterprise-wide.
  • Perform audit work and analysis on complex audit areas and provide opinion on audit and advisory findings, ratings, and recommendations to senior management.
  • Effectively communicates and clearly articulates the objectives, status and results of assigned work.
  • Influence senior management to act on recommendations to strengthen the control environment.
  • Serve as trusted advisor and consultant to the department and business leaders to share knowledge and perspective on topics related to governance, risk, control, and areas of expertise.
  • Participate and lead on projects to effectively deliver on operational and strategic goals.
  • Communicate expectations/review work of audit team and provide coaching/feedback to aid in development.
  • Recruit, train, and develop auditors to ensure that an efficient and high standard of work is main.
Benefits for the Senior Project Manager – Audit Services
  • Company offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.
  • Opportunity to participate in cross-divisional projects with exposure to strategic and enterprise-level risks and controls.
  • Establish your career with a large, prestigious company.