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Advantage Solutions Manager Internal Audit in Los Angeles, California

Summary

Manager Internal Audit:

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seekinga detailed and results-driven Manager of Internal Audit to join our corporate team in the Orange County or Los Angeles area. The Manager Internal Audit will report directly to the VP Internal Audit. This person will be a key member of the Internal Audit team and will work closely in partnership with senior managers throughout the Company to assess the Company’s processes for identifying and managing accounting and business risk and delivering organizational effectiveness and efficiency.

This is an opportunity for an individual to utilize their Business and Leadership skills and grow their career in one of the largest sales and marketing agencies in the companies in the Industry.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist the VP Internal Audit in developing and executing a risk-based operational audit plan for ASM including tracking audit findings through to remediation. Audits completed may have a significant IT component.

• Review and test the Company’s Section 404 compliance efforts, including control definition, self-assessment and testing and report the results.

• Work with the Company’s external auditors to coordinate testing plans.

• Develop strong relationships with clients, teaching them how to think about identifying and mitigating risks in their environment

• Communicate findings with clients in a timely manner, obtaining client agreement on root cause of issues and commitment to implement recommendations.

• Write comprehensive, yet easy to understand, audit reports for presentation to management at the conclusion of each audit.

• Follow up and appraise implementation of corrective action.

• Help to manage and grow a talented team of professionals, utilizing outside experts, as necessary.

• Partner with the legal and compliance organization on the investigation of whistleblower complaints and other matters.

• Partner with the legal and compliance organization on the development of a company-wide enterprise risk management program. Help with the administration and maintenance of the Company’s risk assessment tool.

• Help with the administration and maintenance of the Company’s SOX compliance tool.

Qualifications:

• 5+ years of experience in auditing SOX control environments. Public Accounting experience is preferred but not required

• Ability to direct, lead, coach, and develop people

• Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

• Good interpersonal skills

• Analytical and research Skills

• Prefer Experience with SOXHub (SOX compliance tool) and Risk Oversight (Risk assessment tool). Both programs are produced by AuditBoard.

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist the VP Internal Audit in developing and executing a risk-based operational audit plan for ASM including tracking audit findings through to remediation. Audits completed may have a significant IT component.

• Review and test the Company’s Section 404 compliance efforts, including control definition, self-assessment and testing and report the results.

• Work with the Company’s external auditors to coordinate testing plans.

• Develop strong relationships with clients, teaching them how to think about identifying and mitigating risks in their environment

• Communicate findings with clients in a timely manner, obtaining client agreement on root cause of issues and commitment to implement recommendations.

• Write comprehensive, yet easy to understand, audit reports for presentation to management at the conclusion of each audit.

• Follow up and appraise implementation of corrective action.

• Help to manage and grow a talented team of professionals, utilizing outside experts, as necessary.

• Partner with the legal and compliance organization on the investigation of whistleblower complaints and other matters.

• Partner with the legal and compliance organization on the development of a company-wide enterprise risk management program. Help with the administration and maintenance of the Company’s risk assessment tool.

• Help with the administration and maintenance of the Company’s SOX compliance tool.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

Indirect Reports

  • May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Plans are to eventually hire an audit staff member who will report to the Manager Internal Audit.

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.

  • Travel up to 5-10%

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level:(Required) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

(Preferred) Master's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience:Accounting or Finance

  • 5+ years of experience in auditing SOX control environments. Public Accounting experience is preferred but not required

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

• Ability to direct, lead, coach, and develop people

• Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

• Good interpersonal skills

• Analytical and research Skills

• Prefer Experience with SOXHub (SOX compliance tool) and Risk Oversight (Risk assessment tool). Both programs are produced by AuditBoard.

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-Irvine | US-CA-Long Beach

Primary Posting Location : City Los Angeles

Primary Posting Location : State/Province CA

Postal Code 92604

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-391062

Position Type Full Time

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

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