The Global Audit Lead will be responsible for the development and implementation of a risk based audit plan to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the Company’s risk management, control and governance processes for the Europe, Middle East and Asia region.
This position will report to the VP, Chief Audit Executive (CAE) and play a critical role in building a European based team.
o Ensures that project staffing is appropriate and plans are executed within approved budget and timeline.
o Ensures that project planning, fieldwork and reporting are of high quality and in accordance with professional and departmental standards.
o Critically evaluates issues identified during audit process and recommendations to enhance controls. Partners with the business to develop workable solutions.
o Reviews and approves all audit draft reports
Helps identify, develop and implement improvements in departmental practices (reporting, policies, procedures, audit programs, computerized applications, etc.)
preparation of Audit Committee Materials; data analytics, trend reports, etc.
Work experience should indicate progressively more responsibility.
o Ability to lead and stand-up (build) an international audit satellite location
o Ability to attract, develop and retain top talent
o Well-developed business partnering and relationship management skills
o Ability to apply business acumen to complex and diverse business issues
o Excellent organizational and project management skills
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Strong analytical and negotiation skills
o Detail oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines
o Self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently
o Strong understanding of core accounting concepts
o Strong knowledge of audit methodology, risk assessment and internal control concepts
o Awareness of fraud risks and schemes
o Ability to analyze process workflows and identify gaps and bottlenecks
o Ability to identify issues, perform root cause analysis, relevant business risks and present to management