Black & Veatch Sr Audit Manager in Overland Park, Kansas
Sr Audit Manager
Responsible for leading the execution of audit engagements defined in the annual audit plan as well as consulting activities requested by internal clients. Engagements can address processes in any area of the company (operating businesses and corporate services) and include all types of processes (finance, ethics and compliance, information systems, business operations). Responsible for assisting with the development of the annual audit plan.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Audit Scoping and Planning: • Leads the development of audit objectives and scope. Conducts activities to obtain a detailed understanding of the processes to be audited including objectives, risks and controls. Facilitates planning meetings, risk assessments and process walkthroughs as necessary. Leads the development and communication of the audit test plan. Audit Execution: • Responsible for overseeing and ensuring the timely performance and completion of all audit assignments. Responsible for completing audits in accordance with annual audit schedule. Audit Reporting: • Reviews, oversees and conducts audit test work according to the audit test plan, accepted standards, workflow and schedule requirements. Test work could include interviews, data analytics, process mapping, walkthroughs or conducting surveys. • Leads the development and rating of audit findings based on completed audit test work. Ensures the completeness and quality of workpapers. • Leads or facilitates audit stakeholder communications, workshops and audit finding discussions. Provides guidance to audit champions to identify effective actions. • Reviews, edits and issues the final report detailing scope, approach, results, findings and recommendations. Responsible for ensuring stakeholder full agreement on findings and action items prior to issuing final report. • May present audit work to management or other interested parties at the conclusion of the audit. Audit Follow Up: • Coordinates the follow up of audit action items. Appraises the adequacy of the actions taken prior to closing. Special Projects: • Responsible for leading complex or large special projects, process improvement efforts or ongoing administrative projects. • Supports the development of the annual audit plan. Assists with the development of the board briefs and presentations. Supervisor & Resource Management Responsibilities: • As a manager, provides direction to an assigned individual or group. Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development. Aligns individual professional's goals with that of department, division and corporation. Evaluates professional's training needs to prepare for staff growth and development. • May provide direction or oversee third party auditors supporting the audit and reviews work for sufficiency of scope, completeness, and accuracy. • Supervises work of others. Supports the hiring, discipline, and pay administration of subordinates. • Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value. Champions continuous improvement efforts. Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements. Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities. Primary Internal Clients: • Primary internal clients are all officers, department heads, finance directors, and senior finance managers.
Bachelor’s degree (preferably with business or technical emphasis) or equivalent experience. Master Business Administration (MBA) or MS in Accounting. Typically 10+ years related experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Engineering or Construction Industry experience preferred. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA), preferred. Preferred Technical Competencies: • Microsoft Excel • Microsoft PowerPoint, Basic • Microsoft Access, Basic • Knowledge of Financial Information Systems, A Plus • Knowledge of multiple aspects of business operations and processes • Knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards • Knowledge of compliance standards and expectations • Knowledge of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) • Data Analytics Preferred Non-Technical Competencies: • Customer Focus • Organizing • Planning • Written Communications • Drive for Results • Informing • Presentation Skills • Problem Solving • Business Acumen • Decision Quality • Developing Direct Reports and Others • Managerial Courage • Dealing with Ambiguity • Building Effective Teams • Project Management • Perseverance
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