Manager, Corporate Staff – Internal Audit Group Job
American Express - New York, NY

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Manager, Corporate Staff –
Internal Audit Group-13017733

The Internal Audit Group (IAG) is a worldwide function with over 150 team members and offices in 7 countries. We are comprised of assurance and risk professionals with diverse backgrounds including internal controls, consumer compliance, technology, operational risk, financial accounting and banking operations. The IAG organization consists of 14 audit teams aligned with the business units and staff groups along with a professional practice and quality assurance team and a reporting and regulator relations team. All teams report into the General Auditor who reports directly to the American Express Company Audit and Risk Committee and administratively to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Responsibilities Include:
- Assess inherent and residual risks, evaluate control designs, develop and execute audit tests
- Comfortably assume core audit responsibilities in all audit phases
- Participate as a key team member on audit projects, having responsibility for more complex areas
- Assist team leaders, senior auditors and staff auditors in accomplishing team objectives
- Identify and assess the impact of control deficiencies
- Present audit findings to management through status updates and closing meetings
- Assist in the development of cost-justified, value-added management actions
- Effectively handle larger and more challenging workloads on successive assignments
- Produce excellent results in audit projects across multiple business areas and for different team leaders
- Proficient in the use of automated work papers and other department and company tools
- Ensure effective and efficient execution of audits in conformance with professional and department standards, budgets, and timelines
- Maintain internal audit competency through ongoing professional development
- Act as a coach and mentor to staff auditors and co-sourced resources
- Conduct shirt sleeves/lunch and learn presentations as directed

- Five years or more in the banking industry within a public accounting, finance and/or internal audit function
- BA, BS, or equivalent degree in accounting or finance relevant field, advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field preferred
- Professional Certification (CIA, CPA, or equivalent)
- Understanding of regulatory, accounting, financial industry guidance and best practices relevant to the business, including technology implications
- Knowledge and experience in control theory and professional auditing practices
- Understanding of business technologies and its impact to control practices
- Effectively integrates business, operational, technological, and financial components in audit work
- Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions to complex control, financial, or technical issues
- Strong written and verbal communication skills to deliver high quality, actionable feedback on a variety of complex issues to executive and line management on control issues and potential solutions to close control gaps
- Effectively works independently within a team construct, while supporting teamwork and achievement of team objectives
- Ability to travel

Job: Finance
Primary Location: US-New York-New York
Schedule: Full-time

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