Coordinator, Internal Audit

Summary Description:

Assist in the coordination of audit activities through facilitation and stewardship of regular staff meetings. Responsible for creating/maintaining deliverables to monitor department work status and key performance indicators. Supports the internal audit activity in key planning and wrap-up efforts. Participates in set-up and execution of audit test plans for business administration activities for internal audits of League operations. Act as a system administrator for automated work paper solution and handle key interfaces with internal and external users. Manage certain responsibilities as a custodian of the department’s document retention process. Provides administrative support to logistical planning for staff travel, invoice review and validation of third-party services and is responsible for coordinating meeting requests for department leadership and staff.

Job Function:


  • Input, format and check data in Excel spreadsheets and Word documents.
  • Organize and maintain hardcopy and electronic files for the department.
  • Research documents maintained in electronic applications such as the company’s payables system, NFL intranet site, etc.
  • Assist staff with routine audit-related tasks (e.g., sending audit engagement notifications, quality assurance, report distribution, etc.)
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual tracking reports for department expenses and similar items.
  • Coordinate and prepare materials for meetings, presentations and correspondence.
  • Answer, route and schedule telephone calls.
  • Coordinate, schedule and make appointments using Microsoft Outlook.
  • Read and route incoming hardcopy mail. Send work papers and other items to audit staff working at outside locations.
  • Copy, scan and distribute materials, both hardcopy and electronic.
  • Arrange travel and manage/coordinate the group’s travel schedules.
  • Organize and prepare travel reimbursement/expense reports.
  • Maintain and order office supplies.
  • Complete vacation reporting for Audit and Controller’s department employees.
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor.

Audit Assistance

  • Act as a systems administrator for automated work paper solution.
  • Support testing of standard business administrative processes (e.g., disbursements, T&E)
  • Assist in audit follow-up activities.
  • Coordinate the NFL’s quarterly certification process, i.e., sending out, receiving back and tracking management certification letters each quarter.
  • Coordinate weekly status meetings for department work effort and distribute status reports to Audit Leadership.
  • Manage timekeeping system for Internal Audit staff (in Microsoft Excel). Prepare monthly reports of staff utilization.
  • Prepare quarterly reports of audit findings.

Special Skills / Abilities Required:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office XP, advanced Word and Excel skills, strong PowerPoint skills a plus
  • Attention to detail and accuracy; efficient and effective
  • Strong ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
  • Exceptional organization, initiative, prioritization
  • Professional, focused communication and interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative approach, teamwork oriented
  • Sensitivity to information security and confidentiality
  • Sense of ownership and accountability for assigned tasks
  • Overtime, when necessary

Internal Contacts:

All NFL employees, up to and including Executive Management

External Contacts:

Various member club personnel, including club Executives, CFOs, etc.

Subcontracted auditors (KPMG, RMA, CAA)

The NFL’s external auditor/independent accountant (Deloitte & Touche)

Travel Requirements:

Minimal travel to support the internal audit activity

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