Audit Manager Asset Management - (New Jersey)

LP Search Partners
Jersey City, NJ
Apr 13, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
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Job Description

Audit Manager - New Jersey

Our clients Audit Department provides an independent and objective audit and advisory services that help firm manage risk, improve customer service, and enhance business performance. Their primary motivation is to drive positive change throughout the firm. This mission is accomplished through:
  • Assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of controls, risk management, compliance and governance processes
  • Reporting on issues and solutions that improve the firms control environment
  • Responding to change with a sense of urgency through continuous risk assessment and resource allocation
  • Providing audit advisory services on new and changing products and systems
  • Developing talented professionals for audit and leadership positions

Primary Responsibilities

The Corporate Audit group provides independent and objective audit and advisory services that enhances business performance, manages risk, and ultimately improves overall customer service. The following teams comprise Corporate Audit: Asset Management, Brokerage Institutional Products, Personal & Workplace Investing, and Information Technology.

The Manager will be responsible for leading business and/or integrated audits in support of the firms businesses. Key areas of focus include developing hypotheses around risk and controls, providing input to the development of the integrated audit plan, and managing a high performing project team. Responsibilities include and are not limited to:
  • Works with middle to senior management within a business or function to facilitate the identification and resolution of risk issues
  • Escalates significant audit issues identified and proposes viable solutions and alternatives
  • Coordinates Audit activities to ensure identified risks are properly addressed
  • Manages the work of project-specific teams and provides supervision and direction
  • Prepares draft audit reports and provides recommendations to resolve issues
  • Presents findings to business leaders and senior management
  • Builds deep working relationships with appropriate contacts in client organizations.

Education and Experience
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or related field of study
  • Professional audit certifications (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA) and registration/licensing preferred
  • 7+ years of external and internal audit or audit-related experience, within Financial Services, preferably within Brokerage, Institutional Products, and Asset Management

Skills and Knowledge
  • Strong presentation, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks and manage team priorities and workload
  • In-depth knowledge of audit practices, tools, techniques, concepts, and trends
  • Team player and leader who works constructively with others to achieve team goals and provide departmental thought leadership
  • Hands-on work style and 'can do' attitude with a strong desire to make things happen

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Company Description
LP Search Partners is a New York registered corporation, founded and owned by two former executives, with over 30+ years of Human Resources generalist and executive recruiting experience in the financial services industry. We have led a in-house recruitment and talent management processes at premier banking, financial services and advisory firms. We also have external recruitment experience with executive search firms where we recruited for the companies in the banking, brokerage, asset management and retail sectors. By combining these experiences, we can provide employers and candidates with a rich perspective in finding the right match.

Jersey City, NJ


Fri, 7 Apr 2017 12:16:20 PDT