Manager, Internal Audit

Recruiter
Tapestry
Location
New York, New York, USA
Posted
09 Jul 2021
Closes
26 Oct 2021
Ref
90687
Function
Finance
Level
Manager
Job Title: Manager, Internal Audit

Primary Purpose: The Manager of Internal Audit will be responsible for leading or working independently on audits of a specific business/ functional area/ region and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls relating to risks within those business areas. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Internal Audit, this role will support the planning, execution and reporting of financial (including SOX), operational, and compliance internal audits. This position will perform assigned audit tasks and when applicable, direct the work of other staff conducting independent audits of internal controls, financial records and operations, for compliance with the Company's internal accounting policies, and certain laws and regulations. The Manager will also assist in the development of annual audit plan.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Internal Audit to...

- Execute the company-wide internal audit and financial compliance program aimed at assessing accounting and operating procedures and ensure compliance with the Company's internal accounting policies
- Plan and execute SOX compliance reviews, review and evaluate internal controls, identify control and operational weaknesses, and recommend procedures to improve business practices and policies
- Plan and perform complex financial and operational reviews, which address accounting risk, business risk, and regulatory risk; develop recommendations around existing controls in place as well as the necessity to develop new controls
- Engage and develop effective working relationships to support cooperative responses to risk and control matters and issues, including coordinating with co-sourced resources
- Communicate the results of internal audit reviews directly with business unit and senior management
- Supervise consultants in support of executing audits per the Audit plan approved annually by the Audit Committee
- Perform project management duties of the IA department including, but are not limited to budgeting, planning and scheduling

The accomplished individual will possess...

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
- CPA or equivalent required
- A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the Accounting and Internal Auditing field
- Big Four auditing experience and/or Retail industry specialization preferred
- Project management skills - effective consultation, interpersonal, prioritization of topics/issues and organization
- Strong background and experience with audit methodologies and techniques
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Working knowledge of the COSO internal controls framework
- Understanding/knowledge of US GAAP; and Sarbanes-Oxley

An outstanding professional will have...

- An objective, independent, mature, and unbiased approach with the highest degree of integrity
- Strong analytical skills and an ability to assess risk, analyze the business/operating impact, and identify the weaknesses underlying issues
- Polished communication skills, including an ability to listen to the needs of the business units and comprehend complex matters; articulate issues in a clear and concise manner, research complex matters, and present findings as well as recommendations in both oral and written presentations
- Ability to work effectively across the organization, effectively soliciting full cooperation and being accepted by business partners as a true value add
- Excellent team player who works extremely well in a in a collaborative environment
- Function independently and multi-task in a dynamic, changing environment
- Ability to influence, train, mentor and leverage the skills of others to achieve objectives

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
- Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
- Managerial Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
- Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong moraleand spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
- Managerial Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Tapestry, Inc. at #LI-AH1 http://www.tapestry.com/

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