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Audit Manager

Company: New York Power Authority
Location: White Plains
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

SummaryConduct internal audit activities within the organization, including providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the organization's operations. Internal audit is intended to assist the organization in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. Internal audit is accountable for developing and implementing a risk-based internal audit plan, assisting management in complying with applicable internal control policies and regulations, and working with management to bring cost effective and efficient leading practices. Internal audit has the authority to perform internal audit and consultative services, have access to necessary data when requested, obtain assistance of Authority personnel as needed. Activities may include audits of financial, operational, compliance/regulatory, or strategic business functions and related risks and controls. May also include execution of special investigations/audits involving cases of fraud, waste, and abuse and/or ethical/regulatory complaints. Operate as ambassador and champion of the Internal Audit vision and strategy by demonstrating support and actively communicating with the team and the business.Responsibilities

  • Oversee audit teams, planning, executing, reporting and development of observations and process improvements of internal audit engagements and projects within established timelines and budgets.
  • Evaluate key risks and internal controls, review and approve audit programs/risk and control matrices, and promote data analytics usage.
  • Lead annual risk assessment activities, lead interviews, survey processes, and recommend audits.
  • Coach and provide feedback and guidance on audit work performed.
  • Collaborate with audit liaisons and oversee audit team interactions with clients.
  • Remain current on business and utility industry trends and NYPA-related strategic initiatives and share with the team.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • In depth working knowledge of COSO, GAAP, FASB or IIA standards.
    • Ability to plan, organize, manage and execute audits, while maintaining professional client relationships.
    • Ability to acquire, analyze and interpret large volumes of data to identify potential audit issues and develop practical recommendations.
    • Strong verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.Education, Experience and Certifications
      • Bachelor's degree required.
      • Minimum seven years of audit experience.
      • Minimum three years supervising multiple, complex audits.
      • CPA, CISA, CIA, or equivalent certificationrequired.Physical RequirementsApproximately 20 - 25% travel primarily within New York State.New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $135,000 - $165,000. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates' relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.The New York Power Authority and Canals Corporation believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across NY and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

        We are happy to provide reasonable religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a request toaccessibility@nypa.gov.

Keywords: New York Power Authority, White Plains , Audit Manager, Executive , White Plains, New York

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