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Director Of Internal Audit

Company: Parker and Lynch
Location: Princeton
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Parker + Lynch, the premier Executive Search partner in North Carolina and division of the Adecco Group (Fortune Global 500 provider of workforce solutions in over 60 countries), has partnered with a rapidly growing public biotech to provide them with a Director of Internal Audit. The Director-Internal Audit is responsible for providing independent, objective audit services that add value and improve the Company's operations. The Director-Internal Audit delivers a systematic and disciplined approach that improves the effectiveness of controls, risk management and governance processes. The Director-Internal Audit will be responsible for assisting with the building of a global internal audit function. In addition, this role with direct departmental activities and results including, internal audit assignments, reviewing the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal controls and conducting financial, operational, and compliance audits. You will also be responsible for providing training, coaching and leadership to the internal audit team members. This position reports to the VP, Internal Audit and will be based in Princeton NJ. ResponsibilitiesExecution:- Provides leadership, project management and oversight to IA, SOX, and other internal projects- Assists with the development of departmental infrastructure and maintaining better practices- Plans, coordinates, and directs the execution of Internal Audits including:- Identifying risk priorities- Developing the annual risk-based audit plan and audit scope- Directing the development of audit procedures- Examining audit observations and process improvements, and how communicated- Assists with the execution of Internal Controls (Sarbanes Oxley) Compliance- Developing the annual internal controls risk assessment and scope- Directs the performance of internal controls testing and remediation of deficiencies- Overseeing the Internal Controls Project Management Office (PMO)- Acting as the key liaison with third parties (external auditor, SOX/IA services providers)- Support of Management Reporting- Preparation of status reports provided to Management- Preparation of Audit Committee reportsPeople:- Assist with the hiring and strategies around structure and overall capabilities - Direct the work of, train and develop Internal Audit Team members in the future - Monitor timelines and deliverablesKnowledge:- Championing internal audit, internal controls, risk management, and governance concepts throughout the business- Assist in evaluating, implementing and use of technology tools, such as data analysis, to enhance process effectiveness and service.- Utilization of data, process, business analysis tools (ACL, IDEA, Tableau) and techniques is desired Requirements * Bachelor's degree in a business-related field. MBA is desired* Certification in at least one area (e.g., CIA, CPA, CISA, CMA, CFE, CIRM, etc.) is required* 10 years minimum related public accounting and/or private industry experience (last 5+ in management role) with applicable experience in accounting, finance, and internal audit and control areas* Experience in the pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry is preferred* Experience auditing IT and Compliance is desired* Experience with data analysis tools (ACL, IDEA and/or Tableau) is preferred* Ability to manage multiple priorities to achieve desired outcomes * Highly collaborative, with a continuous improvement approach* Excellent business acumen, with strong verbal and written communication skills* Ability to communicate with and present information to a wide variety of audiences, including senior leadership and the audit committee

Keywords: Parker and Lynch, Trenton , Director Of Internal Audit, Executive , Princeton, New Jersey

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