Vice President of Internal Audit
Company: comScore, Inc.
Posted on: March 14, 2019
Job Title: VP, Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
Location: Reston, VA
About This Role:
The Vice President, Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management will be responsible for the continued development and management of the company's Internal Audit and SOX functions to provide effective audit presence throughout the organization. At the highest level, the Internal Audit function provides independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the company's operations and conduct audits and business process reviews throughout Comscore's global operations. Reporting to the CFO with a dotted line to the Chairman of the Audit Committee, this individual will assess the efficiency of operations, the reliability of financial reporting, and compliance with laws and regulations while diagnosing operational risks and noting improvement opportunities. He or she will also lead efforts for deterring and investigating fraud and safeguarding assets. This role maintains organizational and professional ethical standards and ensures all Internal Audit activities are in compliance with The Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework. In this position, the individual will be responsible for managing full time staff members to support the responsibility for the Internal Audit Function.
What You'll Do:
Manage Comscore's Internal Audit Function including further build out of the department in the immediate future
Prepare annual risk assessment and develop the annual Internal Audit plan
Manage and conduct reviews of operational and financial processes and provide reasonable solutions on improving efficiency and effectiveness
Perform internal control audits to support Management's conclusions on the reliability of financial reporting
Direct the work of internal Audit staff and ensure the ongoing training and development of staff
Provide guidance to Management with regards to strengthening internal controls, managing risk, and improving efficiency of operations
Coordinate with external auditors to ensure internal control audits are performed in a timely and efficient manner
Ensures transactions are accounted for according to established company policies and per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Prepare written reports of findings and recommendations for the Audit Committee and Management regarding Internal Audit activities and present findings at quarterly Audit Committee meetings
Perform special audits or reviews as requested by the Audit Committee or Management
Maintain lists of related party transactions
Conduct or assist with internal investigations stemming from whistle-blower reports or suspected fraudulent activities as needed
Manage all Internal Audit activities within the established budget
What You'll Need:
A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business administration; master's degree a plus
Minimum 15+ years of progressively responsible auditing experience
Experience leading audits in a public accounting/consulting environment and/or experience with financial and operational audits in a multinational company
Public company experience required
Previous experience with commercial technology companies; Software as a Service experience strongly desired
Experience developing, managing and building a team required with demonstrated experience expanding capabilities of the Internal Audit function and staff
CIA or CPA certification required
Knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework
Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley 404 requirements and the COSO framework
Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with all levels of employees, Management, Board members, and external auditors
Strong project management and leadership skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
At Comscore, we're pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, we're united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you're motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, we'd love to hear from you.
Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, Comscore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, Comscore is the industry's emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about Comscore, please visit Comscore.com.
EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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