Internal Audit Manager
Primary Responsibilities Develop and execute audit procedures to assess the effectiveness of internal controls. Develop recommendations for improving internal controls, operating efficiency, and the adequacy of company records and record keeping. Report audit findings and recommendations based on the audit results Conduct follow-up reviews of financial, operational, or regulatory compliance deficiencies noted during audits. Assist in the creation of the annual audit plant to be presented to the Audit Committee Perform annual testing of the Company?s internal controls over financial reporting (SOX). Assist external auditors in their completion of the financial statement audit and Reg. AB, HUD/GNMA and USAP compliance audits. Establish budgets and control project hours to meet deadlines Communicate audit plan and status with management Perform other duties as assigned.Education and Experience BS / BA required; Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred. 4 + years in finance/accounting/audit. CPA or CIA preferred. Financial services and public accounting experience preferred.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Strong accounting, finance and analytical skills. Excellent business judgment and strong problem-solving skills. Exceptional communication skills, written and oral, as well as relationship building skills. Strong time management and organizational skills. Detail-oriented, works accurately and efficiently. Energetic, flexible team player with the ability to adapt in a changing environment. Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills. Takes initiative: identifies new ways to approach existing processes, maintains an ownership approach to problem-solving, commits to ensuring accounting best practices are in place, and regularly goes above and beyond role.