Audit Project Manager Job Description

Audit Project Manager Job Description

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Audit project manager provides specialized consulting support on Company initiatives and with management as an internal control subject matter expert to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, reliability of financial reporting and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Audit Project Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Relevant work experience in Financial Services
Lead and coordinate the standardization project roadmap as agreed with LOC and HQC, to ensure consistency and set project deliverables are met by defined seasonal deadline
Ensure a structured project management methodology is being used to ensure regional engagement (detailed project charter and scope definition) & support from LOs, regular alignment with core team and HQC and successful implementation across LOs
Properly record & consolidate project milestone information to ensure full alignment regular and smooth communication with senior management and HQ
Represent Sourcing costing on specific projects
Identify project/process opportunities & best practice which can be leveraged at a regional level, submit to direct report for approval and lead initiative until implementation following a structured and professional methodology
Ensure CBD accuracy in accordance to predefined standards and negotiated components
Describe the key risks facing the business activities within the scope of the audit
Identify control procedures used to ensure each key risk and transaction type is properly controlled and monitored
Develop and lead a risk-based sampling and testing approach for the entire footwear sourcing base (30-35 factories) to determine whether the most important controls are operating as intended

Audit Project Manager Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Audit Project Manager

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Education for Audit Project Manager

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Employers hiring for the audit project manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Information Systems, Education, Information Technology, Computer Science, MBA, Auditing, Business/Administration

Skills for Audit Project Manager

Desired skills for audit project manager include:

IT internal control and security practices
Auditing
Reporting and analysis
ACL
Applicable laws
Appropriate regulations
Atleast one of the Governance
Financial services
RSA Archer
RSAM

Desired experience for audit project manager includes:

Report problems identified and negotiate action plans with management to address the problems
Follow-up on reported findings at appropriate intervals
Work closely with key business partners
Achieve accurate prices that optimize profits for both adidas Group and the suppliers
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Procurement preferred
Knowledge of project management methodology preferred

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Audit Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an audit project manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for audit project manager
  • Manage complex, cross functional programs that have significant impact on the technology organization and Corporate Audit business
  • Generates regular management reporting for both internal audit management and regulatory usage, including standard cross-LOB reporting, fiduciary dashboards, and Board level presentations
  • Drives agendas in meetings with cross LOB colleagues Senior Management, holding themselves and others accountable to deadlines
  • Partners with Firmwide Fiduciary PMO to ensure Audit data remains in sync with larger reporting
  • Facilitating the development of all CDO communications with Audit teams
  • Tracking progress against all audit findings and interim milestones and escalating risks and issues when appropriate
  • Providing advice and support to the CDO Executive team in line with pre-agreed audit timelines
  • Managing inter-dependencies between all participants
  • Maintaining key project documentation, including regular status reporting and data gathering cycles
  • Self-motivated with a strong aptitude for team collaboration
Qualifications for audit project manager
  • 4 years experience or equivalent in audit program development, internal control consulting, or risk management utilizing various automated tools and techniques
  • 1 year experience leading others
  • 6+ years of experience managing all phases of project management including issue / risk identification and mitigation, change management, tracking dependencies and milestones, and communicating overall project status
  • Demonstrate ability to lead large projects
  • Finance Services/ Business consultancy background- preferable in audit or compliance
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities under deadline pressure
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Our growing company is looking for an audit project manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for audit project manager
  • Execute project audits based on effective audit practices ensuring individual audit plans, have adequate coverage of the key risks and key controls
  • Act as Relationship Manager for key stakeholders in Segment Project Management Offices and Centres of Excellence within the project management community
  • Controls the financial compliance
  • Articulates the full value of the EMC Solutions and EMC Services business benefit to the customer
  • Drafts and reviews audit reports and other communications to management
  • Serves as an internal consultant to the business and technology auditors across the audit group regarding business risks
  • Leads discussions and consults with audit, business and technology leaders to assist in the development of an annual plan
  • Perform walkthroughs and evaluate control are designed appropriately and ensure all documentation including process narratives are accurate, complete, and current
  • Perform audit test procedures including preparation and follow-up on “document requests”, and ensuring completeness of the sample population
  • Work with Management and process owners to report audit test results and collaborate with Management to develop and implement remediation action plans
Qualifications for audit project manager
  • Past experience as a bank examiner or audit/compliance professional, knowledge of Fiduciary in banking and background in controls compliance or audit best practices is a plus
  • PMP certification is ideal, but not required
  • Committed & Reliable - commitment to complete tasks accurately, with sufficient detail, efficiently and effectively
  • Confidentiality & Trustworthiness– proven record of high ethical standards
  • Minimum of 4 years experience with the entire Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced level PowerPoint and advanced to expert Excel skills (Excel certification will be required post-hire)
  • Experienced Seniors are welcome to apply and will be considered
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Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an audit project manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for audit project manager
  • Work closely with external auditors and Management to ensure transparency of expectations and to help ensure an efficient audit
  • Perform/support operational audits including business processes reviews to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls cost savings projects
  • Perform/support audits that support various company compliance activities including expense reviews
  • Perform various data analytics to support audit results and recommendations
  • Maintain tracking for audit recommendation and Management remediation action plans
  • Other special projects as assigned by the Director of Internal Audit
  • Act as the escalation point for sensitive client issues, which involves working with the Front Office and external auditors to resolve questions, investigate issues and develop a satisfactory response to the client or auditor's concerns
  • Closely monitor the automated Audit Confirm workflow and perform regression testing as needed to ensure system functionality is working as expected
  • Lead projects to enhance current Client Reporting processes which includes identifying needs, leading project meetings, writing requirements, coordinating testing, implementing changes, and ensuring the correct controls and procedures are in place
  • Drive migrations of new functions and teams into Client Reporting from other lines of business with an end goal to enhance the controls and efficiency of processes through Operational subject matter expertise
Qualifications for audit project manager
  • Experience in situations requiring diplomacy
  • Eight to ten years of experience in the audit profession required
  • Minimum of 6-8 years of experience, with recent project management and/or application development experience using common development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Kanban, Waterfall)
  • Professional certification (e.g., PMP, PMI-ACP, CBAP, CISA, ) is a plus
  • Minimum five years of relevant experience performing various audits including SOX 404 and operational or compliance audit related reviews
  • Strong data analysis and data mining skills with knowledge of fraud detection and prevention programs and techniques
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of audit project manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for audit project manager
  • Anticipate challenges and implement solutions in order to manage the expectations of internal and external business partners for a positive client experience
  • Leads and manages the SOX tool replacement project, working with technology resources and SOX program leaders
  • Develops and oversees project communications to project team, project sponsors, Steering Committee, and SOX community including mirror certifiers
  • Influences SOX community to support and implement any SOX process changes needed to implement the new tool
  • Manages and oversees the delivery of training on the new SOX tool to all users
  • Serves as a subject matter expert on SOX control design, operational effectiveness and assessment activities
  • Oversight and management of the technology support teams to ensure ongoing availability of the current SOX tool during the transition to the new solution
  • Utilize the project management process to plan, track, manage, and close projects
  • Manages audit projects including managing their individual time
  • Provides assessment of staff, senior and lead auditors
Qualifications for audit project manager
  • Advanced skills in using Excel including pivot tables, look-ups, and other analytic functions
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment and operational audits
  • Ability to work independently with low to moderate direct supervision
  • Must be organized, strong attention to details, and be commitment to established deadlines
  • Able to travel to international locations approximately up to 10% annually (up to 2 weeks per trip)
  • CPA and/or CIA certified or working towards obtaining the certification
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of audit project manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for audit project manager
  • Leads value added business process and assurance audits
  • Conduct audits in complex, judgmental and specialized areas
  • Facilitate communication and status reporting
  • To prepare, maintain and archive all the dashboards and KPIs related to the follow-up of the ongoing assignments
  • To maintain and adjust the forecasted audit plan, comparing anticipated resources to planned assignments in order to avoid carry-over for the following year
  • To oversight the stock of outstanding recommendations, providing regular updates and analysis to the Chief of Staff by category and status
  • To contribute to various presentations prepared for the Chief of Staff or the Head of Internal Audit (Bilateral meetings with SGUS CEO, SGUS EXCO, DCPE reporting to AUD/GBI)
  • To prepare ad hoc analyses requested by the Chief of Staff or the Head of Internal Audit
  • The incumbent will be responsible for directing the work of multiple AICs in China and globally throughout the scoping, planning, execution and reporting phases of audit engagements and managing the overall timeliness of completing the engagements
  • Typically, the Project Manager will be responsible for concurrent audit engagements and will serve as the primary liaison between the Audit Manager and the internal audit engagement teams
Qualifications for audit project manager
  • Professional designation an asset
  • Leadership – ability to lead team and drive change
  • In-depth knowledge of financial products with an understanding of the attributes of all investment products, related calculations
  • Advanced leadership, project management, and time management skills
  • Advanced knowledge of financial reporting risk and risk assessment methodologies, including complex control design
  • Minimum five years of experience in learning, education or Human Resources

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