Audit Manager

Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $100,000.00 - $110,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 5/23/2016
Job ID: 02359665
Job Description
Company Overview:
A leading North American distributor strategically spread across 48 American States with hundreds of locations is seeking 2 Audit Managers to help establish its corporate and field audit functions. 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Establish, maintain an effective internal audit department.
  • Assist Director to develop and implement an integrated audit plan based on risk assessments, including fraud risk assessment.
  • Plan, organize and execute audits that support organizational goals and objectives.
  • Oversee and support SOX 404 efforts.
  • Prepare and issue audit reports that document audit scope, procedures, findings and recommendations.
  • Appraise the adequacy of Management’s action plans to implement internal audit recommendations.
  • Evaluate compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Provide internal control leadership and support on decisions affecting the internal control environment of the Company.
  • Work closely with the Company’s external auditors, including coordinating the annual risk based audit plan and SOX initiatives 
  • Effectively communicate with and educate management on the importance of an effective control environment and the role of Internal Audit.
  • Participate in the Management Committee to keep all members of the Committee informed of issues that may affect the control environment of the business.
  • Monitor and direct action regarding any whistleblower calls.
  • Stay abreast of the regulatory environment as it applies to the Company.
  • Perform special examinations, reviews or investigations at the request of the Audit Committee.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Company at its discretion from time to time.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Experience managing successful SOX 404 implementation and ongoing compliance.
  • Retail/Distribution background preferred.
  • Possess strong leadership skills, including the ability to take charge, motivate others, interact with senior management, establish objectives and drive results.
  • Demonstrate superior communication skills and have the ability to build strong working relationships with Management.
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure, set priorities, and perform and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and independently.
  • Ability to remain independent.
  • Oversee a staff of 1 -2 auditors
  • Ability to travel to multi state locations a minimum of 25%. 
  • SAP/EWM or similar ERP experience preferred.
Experience and Credentials
  • Ideally 10 years experience in external or internal audit.  Public accounting experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.  MBA desirable.
  • CPA or CIA designation.