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Audit Manager

Location: 

White Plains, US

Summary

Conduct internal audit activities within the organization, including providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the organization's operations. Internal audit is intended to assist the organization in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.  Internal audit is accountable for developing and implementing a risk-based internal audit plan, assisting management in complying with applicable internal control policies and regulations, and working with management to bring cost effective and efficient leading practices.  Internal audit has the authority to perform internal audit and consultative services, have access to necessary data when requested, obtain assistance of Authority personnel as needed.  Activities may include audits of financial, operational, compliance/regulatory, or strategic business functions and related risks and controls.  May also include execution of special investigations/audits involving cases of fraud, waste, and abuse and/or ethical/regulatory complaints. Operate as ambassador and champion of the Internal Audit vision and strategy by demonstrating support and actively communicating with the team and the business.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee audit teams, planning, executing, reporting and development of observations and process improvements of internal audit engagements and projects within established timelines and budgets.
  • Evaluate key risks and internal controls, review and approve audit programs/risk and control matrices, and promote data analytics usage. 
  • Lead annual risk assessment activities, lead interviews, survey processes, and recommend audits. 
  • Coach and provide feedback and guidance on audit work performed. 
  • Collaborate with audit liaisons and oversee audit team interactions with clients. 
  • Remain current on business and utility industry trends and NYPA-related strategic initiatives and share with the team.
     

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • In depth working knowledge of COSO, GAAP, FASB or IIA standards. 
  • Ability to plan, organize, manage and execute audits, while maintaining professional client relationships.
  • Ability to acquire, analyze and interpret large volumes of data to identify potential audit issues and develop practical recommendations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.

 

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum seven years of audit experience.
  • Minimum three years supervising multiple, complex audits.
  • CPA, CISA, CIA, or equivalent certification required.

Physical Requirements

Approximately 20 - 25% travel primarily within New York State.

 

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer                       

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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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