Why would I want this job?

Our client is seeking an experienced Manager within the Internal Audit function to help monitor and support the integrity of company’s control involvement. You must be a proactive self-sufficient individual who enjoys working in a challenging, hyper-growth environment. Communication skills, attention to detail and an objective approach to learning and problem-solving is a must.  You will work collaboratively with cross-functional business process owners as well as external auditors and consultants. The team’s mission, of which you will help lead, is to promote and ensure effective controls and best practices throughout the Company.  The primary objective of the group will be to ensure company is SOX compliant and assist in the remediation of identified deficiencies.  The role will report to the Senior Director of Internal Audit.

What would I be doing?

  • Executing all phases of the Company’s ongoing SOX compliance efforts from planning through reporting.
  • Assist in company-wide and business process-specific risk assessments to evaluate and address any impact the results may have on the control environment.
  • Assessing the design and implementation of efficient and effective controls in all departments across within organization.
  • Updating and continually validating that documentation of the control environment (e.g., process flows and control matrices) are kept current.
  • Conducting periodic meetings/walkthroughs with process owners to ensure any changes to process are updated and properly assessed for control gaps.
  • Assisting in the execution of the annual test plan for evaluating key controls for operating effectiveness. Execution will include testing, reviewing work papers, and promptly facilitating the remediation of any exceptions with process owners in a timely manner.
  • Staying current with changes in regulatory guidance, industry best practices, and areas of focus/hot topics for external audits.
  • Actively building and managing relationships with Company stakeholders, while promoting the importance of compliance initiatives throughout the organization.
  • Supporting process owners through training, reviewing, and providing guidance for their processes.
  • Facilitating requests between the control owners and the external audit team
  • Participating in other compliance initiatives and/or internal audit-related functions the Company may engage.
  • Managing a team of co-sourced professionals
  • Participating in other compliance initiatives and/or internal audit-related functions the Company may engage.
  • Assisting with the build out of an internal IA team

Other duties as assigned

What would make me qualified?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 5+ years of public & private accounting experience
  • Knowledge & experience in applying audit principles/standards & SOX guidance as well as the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)
  • Strong organizational & time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, as candidate must be able to work & communicate with individuals at all levels across the organization as well as external consultants
  • CPA, CIA, CISA and/or CISSP, a plus
  • Life Sciences industry experience, a plus
  • IT General Controls & Application Controls experience, a plus
  • Experience with NetSuite and/or AuditBoard, a plus