Assist Internal Audit leadership in providing assurance to executive and functional management as to the effective use of Company resources and adequacy of the internal controls and governance practices.
Scope of work also addresses adherence to Corporate and Finance Policies and Procedures as well as local laws, regulations and industry codes.
Support the execution of internal audit projects through the identification operational and financial risk areas, development and completion of audit test plans and the communication of observations and recommendations to enhance the control environment.
Conduct / manage higher risk audits and participate on integrated operational and financial audits of Biogen Idec functions and affiliates in both domestic and international locations.
Supervise other internal and external team members on various audits to ensure timely and thorough completion of their assigned responsibilities.
Develop, manage and perform operational and financial audits of the Company’s worldwide operations. The objectives of the audits are to :
Key elements include :
Engagement planning, including but not limited to :
Fieldwork Execution :
Working with Management recommend value-added revisions to controls, processes, systems and procedures, prepare audit reports for Director review.
Risk Assessment : Assist / Participate in the risk assessment and annual audit plan development process
Development : Responsible for daily supervision of audit staff including on the job
Departmental Goals & Initiatives : Participate in the execution of departmental goals and special projects
Ability to manage short-term projects and supervise less experienced professional staff. Ability to travel up to 30-40% to work in domestic and international markets for multi-
week assignments as necessary. Other attributes and skills include :
Bachelor of Science in Accounting with Masters Degree / MBA a plus. Professional certifications should include CA, ACCA or CIA.
At least 6-8 years diversified local and / or international auditing experience, with some Big 4 experience preferred. Non-
audit experience and Life Sciences industry experience considered to be a plus. Work experience should indicate progressively more responsibility.