Senior Manager I, Audit - Global Forensic Audit

3+ months agoRogers, AR

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

  • Plays an integral role in the development and execution of a multi-year global forensic audit strategy for Walmart..
  • Conducts forensic audits, participates in complex financial integrity investigations, assists financial audits and operational process audits by identifying fraud risks and related controls, in addition to relevant accounting and financial risks.
  • Assists in developing anti-fraud solutions, involving advanced data analytics tools. Collaborates closely with the Audit Data Analytics team to help develop anti-fraud solutions
  • Develops strong relationships with Global Investigations, Ethics & Compliance, and Legal Investigations. Effectively shares information between Global Audit and its stakeholders as it relates to fraud investigations and related risks.
  • Acts as a fraud subject matter expert for Global Audit.
  • Works in a project setting and collaborates with a global team in 28 countries of high performing individuals across various business functions.
  • Drives and executes global audit framework and audit planning to mitigate risk to the company by collaborating with executive leadership in markets to define performance goals, metrics, and types of audits to be performed, and ensuring audit plans support business initiatives; creating and gaining approval for audit plans for global audit; creating and maintaining tools used to identify and measure risk to the company and determine audit focus; and sharing best practices across global audit teams.
  • Coordinates and manages execution of global audit projects by overseeing team of auditors; approving test plans; reviewing test work to ensure compliance; validating identified control deficiencies with management, process owners, and external auditors; identifying improvement opportunities; evaluating process owners' knowledge, completion, and execution of company policies and procedures; and communicating with customers and executive leadership on audit purpose, status, and findings.
  • Communicates audit information to senior leadership by reviewing audit documents and work papers; documenting work papers, findings, and recommendations for management presentations; ensuring presentations, review reports, and correspondence are in alignment with internal audit standards; leading customer opening and closing conferences; resolving customer and team issues; and updating audit management and customer on issues and risks.
  • Drives efficiencies in the audit process by recognizing automation and integration opportunities; creating common auditing methodologies; responding to critical business situations; and participating in cross-functional teams.
  • Assigns and directs audit staff in the validation of control design and effectiveness and identifies process deficiencies by testing performance of controls against Company procedures and/or external regulatory/accounting requirements; evaluating process efficiencies; and performing advanced data and analytical analysis.
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.
  • Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

Minimum Qualifications...
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, or related field and 4 years' experience in internal/external audit, management information systems, or related area OR 6 years' experience in internal/external audit, management information systems, or related area. 1 year's supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications...
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Financial Planning and Analysis, Information Technology, Supervising Associates

Masters: Business Administration

Primary Location...2608 Se J St, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America