Audit Senior Manager Job Description

Audit Senior Manager Job Description

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Audit senior manager provides timely research and documentation regarding SEC / FASB reporting issues, including benchmarking regarding new accounting standards and / or accounting issues as it relates to hedge accounting.

Audit Senior Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide key input to the development of the annual audit plan
Provide training and coaching to internal audit staff
Conduct interviews and process walk-thru with the company's personnel
Assist the company's with preparing audit reports
Front-office trading, trade settlement and collateral management functions, including capital markets and derivatives trading
Investment and derivatives accounting, including fair value and hedge accounting (FAS 157 and FAS 133)
Providing external accountant’s with direct assist/leverage work
Partnering with external auditors and internal colleagues for performing financial quarterly close reviews and other agreed upon procedures
Reviewing and assessing management’s SOX testing
Drafting reports and effectively editing findings/narratives of others to ensure client understanding and to capture the key messages in executive summaries

Audit Senior Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Audit Senior Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CISA, CIA, CISSP, CISM, CFE, PMP, CA, CEH, CRCM

Education for Audit Senior Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the audit senior 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, MBA, Computer Science, Graduate, Business/Administration, Education, Information Technology, Auditing

Skills for Audit Senior Manager

Desired skills for audit senior manager include:

U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Auditing Standards
Technical literature
Trends
GAAP
Research findings regarding accounting literature
Identify client issues and conflicts
Industry trends
Technical issues relevant to the client's industry
GAAS and FASB regulations
Facets of client’s business

Desired experience for audit senior manager includes:

9+ years of experience in Internal or external auditing, treasury, market risk management, capital markets, compliance or other related field
Solid relationship management and negotiation skills with the ability to influence others when there are differences of opinion
Effective time management, multi-tasking & organizational skills to meet tight timeframes flexibility to adapt to changing priorities
Familiar with OCC and/or FRB regulatory expectation
Partnering with colleagues and internal clients to evaluate, test, and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls
Assist management in meeting its requirements by helping to coordinate activities, monitoring compliance via controls testing, providing guidance on internal control risks and best practices, and supporting coordination with operational internal auditors

Audit Senior Manager Examples

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Audit Senior Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an audit senior 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 senior manager
  • Deliver on-time high quality audit reports, Internal Audit and Regulatory issue validation
  • Develop effective senior management relationships and has a strong understanding of the businesses
  • Develop senior management and Audit Committee reporting on the state of the Finance Control Environment, in addition to topical updates (SOX, Basel)
  • Manage a team of approximately 20 audit team members
  • Managing and leading the local team
  • Plan and lead audit engagements
  • Finalize audit findings and use judgment opine on the control environment
  • Manage staff on engagement deliverables (such as financial statements, work papers)
  • You will be a qualified accountant with at least three years' experience working in a professional practice
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to manage and delegate
Qualifications for audit senior manager
  • 8+ years Fifth Third Audit or large public accounting firm experience
  • Proficient with MS-Windows and other related PC application
  • Programme / Project Management qualifications or experience
  • CISA, CRISC or related certifications
  • Indepth working knowledge of all insurance products/service, including Life, Property & Casualty, Reinsurance
  • Prior experience auditing IT systems (i.e., SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Linux, ) and operational processes a plus
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Audit Senior Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of audit senior manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for audit senior manager
  • Provide consulting, advisory services or leads audits in their area of specialization that are consistent with our role to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes, providing the services do not represent a conflict of interest or detract from our mandate
  • Execute the assigned audit engagements efficiently and effectively and communicate audit findings and recommendations with limited supervision
  • Lead and/or undertake audit projects to provide reliable and independent assurance
  • Identify & assess potential risks in accordance with current regulatory requirements & evolving technology landscape in digital banking initiatives
  • Advise and apprise promptly the Head of Internal Audit and/or VP of the team of all major risk, control and regulatory issues arising during the audit
  • Establish and build relationships with stakeholders
  • Define and develop Continuous Auditing scenarios for digital banking areas
  • Contribute in knowledge sharing within the team
  • Keep abreast of own professional development to enhance one’s skills and competence in Technology
  • Liaise with Technology & Operations (T&O) and Capital Markets (CM) application groups to ensure agreement with content and methodology of audits, significant findings
Qualifications for audit senior manager
  • Tertiary qualified, professional (CPA/CA) and/or Post Graduate qualifications is an advantage
  • The ideal candidate has 8 years of working experience in banking sector with professional knowledge relevant to internal audit of banking financial instutitions and be familiar with the relevant financial laws and regulations the internal control rules
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, auditing or related business field with significant quantitative and analytical content
  • Certification in relevant field (CIA, CPA, CFE, CISA, etc)
  • Above average technical understanding and acumen
  • Interact well with different people and able to work in a multi-location environment
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Audit Senior Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an audit senior manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for audit senior manager
  • Provide technical knowledge in their area of expertise, work individually and on teams to support the completion of engagement specific tasks within estimated time and budget constraints
  • Application of expertise to the practical issues they identify or those presented by the client
  • Direct the work of managers, senior associates, and staff and review workpapers
  • Maintain the credibility of the internal audit function by performing work in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as established by the Institute of Internal Auditors in addition to the Institute of Internal Auditor's Code of Ethics
  • Maintain effective working relationships with corporate and operating management and staff
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise sound judgment
  • Serve as audit lead, team member or individual contributor depending on the circumstances
  • Supporting on audit procedures to play a key role in delivering the internal audit plan efficiently using data-analytics
  • Monitoring the anti-corruption framework globally
  • Leading investigations, including analyzing data sets, conducting interviews and writing reports
Qualifications for audit senior manager
  • Strong understanding of the International Auditing Standards (ISAs)
  • You should have good communication and people management skills besides the ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Audit experience in well established professional services firms will be an added advantage
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or other related certification is required
  • Must have experience managing direct reports and cross-functional teams
  • Ability to build rapport, work and influence decisions cross functionally and with Senior Leadership
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Audit Senior Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an audit senior manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for audit senior manager
  • Participate in Internal Audit’s annual planning process
  • Evaluate staff on achievement of department objectives and mentor to develop and achieve their personal and professional goals
  • Identify and contribute to department administration as requested by Director
  • Perform and manage audits and ensure timely completion
  • Participate in system development projects in consulting capacity to ensure controls are considered and implemented as part of the system development life cycle process
  • Apply information systems development, implementation and operation control concepts in a variety of technology settings, and assess the exposures from ineffective or missing control practices
  • Perform SSAE 16 (formerly SAS 70) evaluations
  • Ad hoc special assignments, as needed
  • Participate in the hiring of team members planning staffing levels and implementing new Firm initiatives
  • Plan and communicate the detailed audit scope to auditees
Qualifications for audit senior manager
  • Knowledge on ERP security and SAP security
  • Has performed penetration testing, is well versed with web application security and mobile security on OWASP principles
  • Good knowledge of security / network devices
  • Worked on security assessment tools AppScan, Nessus, Qualys, nmap, retina etc
  • Strong knowledge and experience using MS Office, Visio, data analysis and other tools necessary to meet roles goals and objectives
  • Experience with business processes and audit of internal controls
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Audit Senior Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an audit senior manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for audit senior manager
  • Demonstrate thought leadership and manage complex projects
  • Utilize technical knowledge of the Healthcare industry
  • Manage and provide direction, training, and support to junior and senior audit staff
  • Increase revenue in professional fee lines by developing and selling audit consulting products that support health care providers including hospitals, physicians, managed care organizations, and ambulatory surgery centers
  • Provide direction to staff in conducting onsite/offsite review
  • Audit senior manager capabilities to include the engagement planning of the team's audit role
  • Supervision of work to completion and satisfactory delivery to prime and client
  • Liaison between team and prime and team and client where appropriate
  • Reviews work papers and all report inputs to prime and client as appropriate
  • Liaisons with engagement director
Qualifications for audit senior manager
  • Proven ability to demonstrate “executive presence” and build effective relationships
  • Skilled multi-tasker and ability to quickly and effectively manage demanding, competing priorities for self and others
  • Expert awareness of laws and regulations governing the banking industry that impact assigned areas
  • Four-year college degree (Accounting or related field)
  • Five + years’ experience in audit or related business area
  • Subject matter expertise in auditing, enterprise risk concepts and internal controls

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