• Senior Director, Internal Audit

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(6/29/2018 3:34 AM)
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  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Finance team is looking for a Senior Director of Internal Audit to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will be in a key leadership position in the Finance team and have responsibility for overseeing the overall internal audit function. You’ll report directly to the Chief Financial Officer and the Chairman of the Audit Committee. As a Senior Director of Internal Audit, you will be expected to provide the expertise and leadership to assess controls and recommend new policies and procedures where appropriate and assess and provide guidance on how we manage enterprise risk within Red Hat.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Conduct and oversee the operational audits globally across the company
    • Be responsible for planning, developing, recommending, and monitoring procedures and systems to be used within the internal audit function for the organization
    • Ensure an engaged approach to audits with particular attention to high-risk areas
    • Manage special projects to analyze and improve controls and streamline processes and procedures to align them with Red Hat’s mission and strategies
    • Create the annual audit plan based on annualized risk assessment, present it to the Audit Committee, and carry out the plan
    • Provide strategic direction throughout the organization, including designing and implementing the organization's internal auditing programs and controls in business systems and processes, financial and accounting systems, IT, investigations, contracts, and business risk assessments
    • Develop the internal audit organizational capability to ensure it properly scales with the rapid growth of the company
    • Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency with which resources are deployed, financial reporting processes, and the integrity of financial records
    • Establish the appropriate management system to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the organization's risk management and governance processes
    • Oversee the preparation of audit findings and reports generated by the Audit team which may include presentation to the Audit Committee
    • Serve as the key point of contact with the external auditors
    • Lead integration for the various acquisitions from an audit perspective, including ensuring compliance with quarter and year-end closing processes (e.g., account reconciliations, footnote disclosure requirements, etc.), annual audit requirements, and policy compliance
    • Provide risk-objective, reasonable assurance on the effectiveness of the organization’s internal control environment to key stakeholders

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree, preferably in accounting, and 15+ years of experience in an accounting, finance, internal audit, or enterprise risk management position; master's degree is a plus
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification
    • Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills, including proficiency in U.S. GAAP standards
    • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills and ability to work as part of a team
    • Motivated with successful record in a fast-paced or rapidly changing environment
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to make presentations for executives and external regulators
    • Strategic management experience and skills in developing, coaching, and directing the performance of a team to achieve goals and objectives
    • Critical-thinking skills and curiosity; ability to foster an environment of continual evaluation of how to best accomplish work and where to apply automation
    • Professional appearance and communication skills; demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally across a number of geographic locations and with senior management and board of directors

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