Internal Audit Project Manager in Warrenville, IL at The HEICO Companies, LLC

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

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Job Description

The Position

The Internal Audit Project Manager will report to and assist the Director of Internal Audit in supporting the audit plan while executing and overseeing special projects for the department including investigations, acquisition support, IT audit initiatives, compliance support, process reviews and ERP implementations for all platforms and business units within the Heico portfolio.  The position is located at our corporate office at 27501 Bella Vista Parkway, Warrenville, IL 60555.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of the annual internal audit plan
  • Help manage the professional development of the audit team
  • Work with Internal Audit Manager to oversee audit resources and allocate to audit activities to ensure timely completion and efficiency of audit approach; hands-on involvement in all audit activities as required
  • Lead the department initiative to improve data analysis capabilities, including maximizing use of available technology and training the department
  • Help identify internal control and financial statement risks as well as business process improvement opportunities; develop appropriate field work plans to address risks and opportunities in a timely fashion
  • Manage the ongoing quality of the audit methodology by improving the audit approach and the audit tools and technology to maximize efficiency of audit team
  • Help oversee maintenance and testing of “key control” elements included in company-wide Continuous Self-Assessment (CSA) internal control data base
  • Sustain positive and continuous relationships with all levels of management and demonstrate strong knowledge of business operations
  • Network with main contacts to identify opportunities to support the platforms and business units with special projects
  • Participate on project teams for major MEA initiatives across Heico
  • Manage IT audit program, including follow-up requirements and action plan progress for past audits
  • Execute support of annual external financial audits of the Company and its subsidiaries; liaise with external auditors regarding planning and results of related financial audit activities
  • Help manage external service providers when needed
  • Assist the Director of Internal Audit and Director of Compliance on all compliance initiatives including training, support and data analytics
  • Assist merger and acquisition efforts through due diligence support and post-closing integration process
  • Support Company-wide fraud awareness initiatives and investigations
  • Manage special projects as designated by CFO or Audit Committee

Job Requirements      

  • Four-year college degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Project Management expertise a plus
  • CIA or CFE preferred
  • 7+ years’ audit experience (Public and Internal Audit mix is a plus)
  • Analytical and technically proficient accountant, financial analyst and business professional
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
  • Familiarity with MS SharePoint, PowerApps, Power BI, and IDEA (Data mining software) a plus
  • Experience working and managing in team environments
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • 30% overnight travel, including international