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Manager, Internal Audit / Pro Sports

National Football League

Experience & Education Requirements
Required Education and Experience:
  • Academic concentration in Accounting, Finance and Risk Management preferred. Other concentrations in Business would also be considered
  • Overall experience of a minimum of three (3) but no more than twelve (7) years must include internal and/or external audit experience
Required Certifications:
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Fraud Examiner preferred but not mandatory
  • Other certifications of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) are preferable but not mandatory

Job Description
The NFL's Internal Audit Department is seeking an Audit & Risk Advisory Services (ARAS) 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:
  • 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 for certain engagements
  • Participate as a member of the audit team and report results directly to the audit Lead for certain engagements
  • 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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