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Audit Manager - Redmond, WA

Microsoft Corporation
Redmond, WA
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Job Category: Finance Location: Redmond, WA, US Job ID: 777669-69794 Division: Finance Are you looking to join a progressive audit shop this is seen as a business partner that drives value-added solutions for improving internal controls and process improvements across Microsoft? If you want to make a difference and love a challenge this is the position for you. Job Overview: 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 of the Audit website; customer service surveys; and audit performance evaluations. Assist in the development and mentoring of auditors by sharing information and knowledge among the Audit group, and instructing/guiding as appropriate. Ensure compliance with audit department standards and guidelines for each assigned audit. Remain current and increase knowledge in the areas of auditing, accounting, business, company products and company information through self-study and/or continuing education efforts. Minimum requirements/Qualifications: 5+ years of demonstrated work experience in related field. BS/BA degree in related field. Strong knowledge of operational and compliance auditingStrong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) 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 including CPA, CIA, or CISA. Experience working with computer aided auditing techniques such as Access, SQL Specialized audit skills or industry experience such as fraud, privacy, manufacturing, online services, software Microsoft is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. CB:FIN gh.com cnw

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  • JobId: 33990433
  • Education Level: None
  • Posted / Updated: 2/2/2012

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