Sr. Manager, Internal Audit

The NFL's Internal Audit Department is seeking an Audit & Risk Advisory Services (ARAS) Senior Manager to lead and/or participate in audits of League operations and compliance reviews of member clubs and contractors. Candidates should possess a strong controls orientation and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Prior audit experience is mandatory in either internal or external audit engagements and successful candidates will be able to handle multiple assignments on a concurrent basis. The candidate is responsible for the daily interaction with internal clients and external resources and must demonstrate the ability to exercise good judgment and handle sensitive matters.

Essential Functions:

  • Work jointly with co-Senior Manager to develop and schedule annual audit plan
  • Plan, manage and complete all work program steps for League department audits, and member club and contractor reviews
  • Supervise 1-2 staff in the conduct of audits and reviews
  • Provide periodic updates regarding engagement status
  • Review audit findings with client and senior management
  • Draft reports for review by ARAS Senior Director or Vice Presidents
  • Lead internal control improvement initiatives and assist in risk management projects
  • Assist in fraud-related investigations
  • Contribute to presentations in terms of both content and delivery to League and club management
  • Conduct follow-up work, as necessary, to evaluate corrective action taken by management to resolve previous audit observations
  • Modify and/or recommend policies, as needed, for areas of compliance or process improvement

Other Key Attributes/Characteristics:

  • Familiarity with Institute of Internal Audit Standards is mandatory
  • Advanced capabilities in Microsoft suite of products required
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making and time-management skills
  • Knowledge of the concepts, theories, principles, and practices of auditing, including internal control concepts
  • Advanced ability to review, analyze, validate, and reconcile accounting information, as needed
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Candidate will supervise 1-2 NFL employees or full-time equivalents from an external vendor


  • Anticipate an average of 25-30% plus in travel depending on audit cycle

Work Environment/Conditions:

  • Candidate must be comfortable with handling multiple assignments/tasks on a concurrent basis
  • Position will interface with ARAS Vice Presidents and Senior Director in addition to League department heads and Club Controllers

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