Director of Internal Audit

International Permanent USD180,000 - USD181,000
  • Chance to build out entire Audit Department
  • Working for an industry leading health and pharma company

About Our Client

A leading pharmaceutical client of ours is currently seeking a motivated Director of Internal Audit to join their team in the Somerset County area of New Jersey. Our client is a growing powerhouse in their industry, specializing in the discovery and development of cell therapy methods. Our client's mission is to change the way cell therapy is tested to come up with life changing cures of those affected.

Job Description

  • Be apart of all phases of completing annual SOX assessment programs on behalf of management through walk throughs, tests of controls, and reporting to evaluate the effectiveness of the Company's SOX 404 program.
  • Be apart of communicating with internal stakeholders, implementing new systems as needed to address controls defencies.
  • As the director of Internal Audit you will be expected to work closely with your team, other departments, and management to develop objectives.
  • Prepare well-written audit work-papers with meaningful insights that address control gaps and process improvement opportunities discovered during reviews
  • Report results of SOX Compliance and audit work to Management in a clear/concise manner
  • Work and educate process owners on the importance of internal controls
  • Establish relationships with Management team across all functions, including Finance/Accounting, IT, HR as well as Audit Committee Members and international Internal Audit team.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or similar functions
  • Experience in writing internal policies and procedures, process evaluation and documentation
  • CPA Certified a plus
  • Experience with SOX is required
  • Experience life sciences industry preferred not required
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS accounting
  • Process-oriented with strong analytical skills for risk identification and management
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as required, in a fast-paced, diverse, team environment consisting of internal and external team members
  • Must have ability to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Must be able to commute to Somerset, NJ

If you are this succesful candidate please apply below to this link directly

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Health benefits
  • 401K
  • Work-Life balance
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Job summary

Audit & Advisory
Sub Sector
Internal Audit
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Contract Type
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Ricky Macklin
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