Senior Internal Audit Manager (Hybrid) in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 8/6/2022

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Senior Manager of Internal Audit - Secaucus, NJ (Hybrid)

Are you looking to join a collaborative team which allows for flexibility through work-life balance, hybrid (in-office/remote) work structure, unlimited PTO, limited travel, and career opportunities to rotate into corporate finance or business operational positions? Come join our team!

Quest Diagnostics’ (the Company’s) Internal Audit is searching for a Senior Manager of Internal Audit to join the Internal Audit team which has the primary objective of providing assurance to the Company’s Audit and Finance Committee and senior management of the effectiveness of the internal control environment (financial & operational), as well as governance, and risk management.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. Reporting to the VP of Internal Audit, this person will serve as a value-added resource in designing and executing assurance responsibilities to help the organization achieve its objectives through execution of Internal Audit & SOX Audit practices, FCPA Reviews, Investigations, Data Analytics implementation, Process Improvement initiatives, and People Management.


Position / Role Overview:

Internal Audit:

  • Support the annual Enterprise Risk Assessment and Audit Plan development activities.
  • Partner with key stakeholders to select appropriate operating/financial processes and third parties for audits/reviews. Provide leadership and insight to the risk assessment process. Leverage tools and analytics in the process (as applicable).
  • Advises the business by understanding the organization’s structure, policies, processes, internal controls, and external regulations.
  • Interact independently with all levels of management across the organization. Effectively communicate sensitive and complex findings and recommendations and influence actionable (SMART) remediation plans. Ensures that recommendations can be effectively implemented by management given the existing business, control risks and other cost/benefit considerations.
  • Partners with key risk compliance/second line of defense functions to coordinate and streamline combined audit and compliance efforts.
  • Reviews audit deliverables and provides guidance for projects under their supervision.

Investigations/FCPA/Ad Hoc Projects:

  • Manage and provide oversight of investigations in the areas of potential financial statement misstatements, asset misappropriations and conflicts of interest.
  • Manage and provide oversight of Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) reviews. Responsibilities include managing timelines, budgets, and issuance of reports and collaborating with Legal and management on remediation.
  • Independently advises on special project Steering Committees and Best Practice Teams to ensure risks are considered and addressed, and compliance and quality standards are met.
  •  Providing support to strategic corporate-wide initiatives, inclusive of business development activities (international and domestic), enterprise risk management, and newly acquired and established business.

Process Improvement:

  • Drive innovative value creation and continuous process improvements through technology, process, and people (i.e., data analytics/robotic process automation). Oversee the design of analytics for business transaction data to support audits.
  • Develop benchmarking that can be utilized on audits when assessing regional and non-regional audit engagements and “best in class” practices to assist with audit ratings.
  • Continuously looks for opportunities to improve, by simplifying processes and developing efficient ways of collaborating with different teams across the organization.

SOX Compliance:

  • Oversees SOX program management while partnering with Compliance, Finance/Accounting, and IT.
  • Actively build and manage relationships with Company stakeholders, while promoting the importance of SOX compliance initiatives throughout the organization.
  • Liaise and partner with external audit teams to ensure alignment with SOX strategy, milestones, and deliverables on quarterly and year-end assessments as well as direct reliance control testing.
  • Assist IT Director with the liaison and coordination of IT SOX that is outsourced to third-party consulting firm.
  •  Provide guidance in utilizing a risk based scoping approach, assessing the design, and operating effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting in accordance with criteria established in Internal Control - Integrated Framework (2013) issued by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO).

People Management:

  • Attract, develop, and retain talent including fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. Engage and motivate the team to drive the Internal Audit strategy.
  • Able to identify and recruit appropriate levels of talent to enhance capability of team.
  • Responsible for the training and professional development of the Internal Audit department.
  • Significantly contributes towards building Internal Audit’s knowledge, technical tools, and capabilities at the individual and team level.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • A BA/BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and/or Finance.
  • Advanced degrees such as MBA/Masters in Finance, Accounting and/or professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CIA, CMA. CISA, CFE) is preferred.
  • A minimum of 7+ years of experience in Internal Audit,  and/or Investigations and/or Public Accounting is required.
  • A minimum of 4 years of people development, and talent management is required.
  • Proven history of ethical and trustworthy leadership and engagement is required.
  • Public accounting/auditing experience and/or experience in the Healthcare Industry is preferred.
  • Experience with Internal Audit (IA) specific applications (i.e., Teammate+, IDEA) is preferred.
  • Strong inter-personal, verbal communication and framing/presentation skills are required.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships, but also challenge the business.
  • Strong business process knowledge combined with an ability to identify opportunities for process improvements is required.
  • Driven, motivated, with a positive mindset and ability to adapt is required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Excel, PowerPoint, & Word is required. Experience with Visio and Power BI is preferred.