• Manager, Internal Audit

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 2 weeks ago(11/27/2019 5:01 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 Internal Audit (IA) team is looking for a Manager to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will focus on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and internal controls. You will direct a team of professionals and provide leadership in administering IA’s Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404 (SOX Section 404) testing and internal controls testing programs. You will work closely with Red Hat’s Business Controls team, global process owners, external auditors, and other key stakeholders to address issues related to control performance, program scope, and annual testing. You’ll report to the Raleigh-based senior manager of IA. As a Manager, you will be a leader within the IA team and will help drive the efficiency and effectiveness of Red Hat’s SOX testing and service delivery model.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Manage IA’s SOX and non-SOX site visit programs 
    • Manage and develop a highly effective SOX testing team; develop effective communication and ensure consistency in approach
    • Provide oversight to direct reports on engagement and project risks and ensure that procedures are implemented and issues concluded appropriately; plan activities, review process documentation and key controls to ensure risks are fully mitigated, establish SOX test plans and asses their results and management’s remediation plans, perform detailed and general reviews of work paper documentation, and establish reporting
    • Proactively interact with management and stakeholders to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvement; develop business partner relationships
    • Coordinate procedures and review work papers that support the external audit of internal controls; clearly communicate plans and audit approach to stakeholders and collaborate with the Business Controls team and external auditors to minimize disruption to the business
    • Lead and participate in site visits to key sites to evaluate financial, operational, compliance like Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and fraud risk, and IT controls over key risk areas 
    • Maintain awareness of internal control audit trends to ensure audit processes remain effective 
    • Be adept in balancing the dual role of independent, objective assurance provider and consultative business partner; promote continuous improvement on SOX testing program
    • Identify opportunities to streamline key control testing and data collection utilizing automation

    Required skills

    • 7-10 years of progressive experience working in audit or internal controls positions
    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting, business, or related field
    • Experience in public accounting; experience as a public accounting manager is a plus
    • Extensive knowledge of SOX Section 404 and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) requirements; experience with control design, evaluation for management review controls, and information provided by the entity (IPE)
    • Solid analytical skills with the ability to quickly assess business processes and solve complex problems
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Demonstrated exceptional leadership ability and team building skills
    • Experience as a manager; experience with performance evaluation and compensation management is a big plus
    • Commitment to quality, willingness to challenge current practice and innovate, and mindset of continuous improvement
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient manner with minimal supervision; ability to adapt to changing priorities
    • Ability to travel up to 10%-15% which may be required based on assigned work, domestic or international
    • Relevant professional certifications like Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) are a plus
    • Experience in technology sector is a plus

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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