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Internal Audit Manager II

Company: UL
Location: Skokie
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Job Description:

Finance.Analysis – Abacus – Analyze It


Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


Develops and executes internal control and financial/operational audit programs that provide value-added insight to management. Provides risk-based audit coverage. Advises management globally regarding audit coverage and scope, and recommends improvement in the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control. Interfaces with and supports the needs of the financial/operational audit staff.

 

  • Plans and develops financial/operational audit objectives, procedures, and programs. Directs and participates in financial/operational audits to determine compliance with established policies.
  • Provides risk based audit coverage through ongoing proactive risk assessment, planning, and continuous evaluation of risk assessment rankings.
  • Executes financial/operational and internal control system audits. Prepares activity and progress reports.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with experience reviewing reports for staff where English may be second language.
  • Ensures thorough direction and management oversight that audit objectives are achieved with respect to efficiency and effectiveness of operations, financial reporting and compliance. Ensures that the Internal Audit function is current in understanding process, systems and environment changes that may impact the audit process.
  • Performs all aspects of audit work for assigned financial and operational audits including report preparation and review, and communication with management regarding audit results.
  • Adept at working with international audit staff
  • Aids the Internal Audit VP with board presentation preparation and risk assessments.
  • Assists in development of departmental budget.
  • Trains and develops audit staff by identifying appropriate audit techniques and assessing quality of audit work.
  • Experience in facilitating risk and control discussions with different parts of the organization to advance control quality and understanding
  • Saavy with use of electronic audit management and work paper tools (AuditBoard)
  • Manages the performance of direct reports by defining accountabilities, establishing performance objectives, providing feedback and guidance, and ensuring that all policies are understood and adhered to.
  • Demonstrates the ability to identify an issue through planning, inquiry, testing and/or analysis that later developed into a recommendation that created high customer value.
  • Partners with the SOX team and other audit functions within the company to reduce work redundancy
  • Travels as needed and performs other duties as directed.

 

 


JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

  • University Degree in Accounting or Finance plus seven years auditing and/or equivalent financial experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of financial, operational and internal systems auditing processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to present oral and written audit conclusions.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and to develop new risk based audit methods, programs, procedures, processes or techniques.
  • CPA, CIA or CFE certification required.
  • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place. Business related travel on behalf of UL requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

 

 


Keywords: UL, Skokie , Internal Audit Manager II, Other , Skokie, Illinois

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