Audit Manager at Microsoft

Audit Manager Details

Feb. 22, 2019, 9:57 p.m.
Individual Contributor
Redmond, WA
audit project team
This position is responsible for planning and implementing successful audits in supporting the execution of the annual audit plan. Additional responsibilities include leading and managing internal audit project teams, developing value-added recommendations and communicating audit results to senior management. The ideal candidate for this job is a self-starter who excels at learning new processes and business functions, and is able to critically analyze and assess for effectiveness, adequacy of internal controls and opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains. The candidate must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity. This position involves a significant amount of exposure to senior management and requires the ability to not only communicate recommendations and analysis, but also the conviction to support them.

Core Job Responsibilities: Plan and implement successful audits by: Assessing risk factors, key controls activities, and other pertinent information Identifying timelines and managing resource allocations to meet requirements and insure timeliness, and Supervising all phases of audit projects including audit team, planning, field work, reporting and other project communication Coordinate and drive the audit process utilizing innovative and continuous improvement techniques Perform portions of audits and document results Manage certain administrative functions such as development and maintenance
Minimum requirements/Qualifications: 5+ years of demonstrated work experience in related field. A BS/BA degree in related field. Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) Strong knowledge of operational and compliance auditing Advanced level of PC skills with office applications (spreadsheet, database and word processing programs) Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills Ability to travel domestically and internationally for 2-3 week periods up to 30% of the year Preferences: MBA or advanced degree Professional certifications
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