Manager of Internal Audit in Birmingham, AL at Books-A-Million, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Manager of Internal Audit assumes the overall management for the Internal Audit function. This position requires an experienced internal audit leader who enjoys hands-on involvement in planning and executing reviews, and in developing a durable Internal Audit methodology suitable to a fast-paced retail company.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ability to lead all audit activities for the Company (i.e. operational, internal controls, and external audit relationships)
  • Present findings to Executive Management and Audit Committee at least quarterly in an effective manner
  • A bias for obtaining results
  • Deep understanding of major business processes
  • Strong technical internal audit skills, including IT audit skills and knowledge of SOX 404 control requirements
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to interact comfortably with Senior/Executive level management and Board Members
  • Ability to build strong relationships with auditees
  • Ability to quickly assimilate relevant information in unfamiliar situations
  • Superior analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent listening, verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Passion to help improve operations continuously
  • Sound judgment and ability to act independently
  • Manage and grow a talented team of professionals, utilizing outside experts as necessary
  • Performs all other duties as directed

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BA/BS in Accounting or similar business area required. MBA/MACC preferred
  • 8+ years’ experience required
  • CPA, CIA, CISA or CFE required
  • Previous internal audit management required

Preferred Skills

  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Strong technical audit skills, including IT audit and industry auditing experience
  • Excellent project management and communication skills, as well as a sense of urgency and drive to help the company manage its risks and opportunities
  • Passion to develop and sustain an Internal Audit practice that is second to none.
  • Manage the group in a professional, disciplined, productive and structured manner in order to ensure that the Audit Committee and Management are provided with the highest level of service possible.

Physical and Environmental Requirements

  • Must be able to sit at a computer or desk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to use hands/arms to operate keyboard, telephone and for repetitive motion activities.
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 25 lbs. with or without assistance.
  • Must be able to communicate using speech, sight, and sound with or without assistive device.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop or crouch while performing daily activities of the job.
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