The purpose of PAREXELs Compliance & Internal Audit Group is to provide objective and professional evaluations of PAREXEL International Corp. and their operations and internal controls, and assist management in achieving goals and objectives. The Manager Internal Audit will work with clients across business units and provide consulting services focused on internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley and risk management, leading simultaneous reviews of financial, operational, and compliance processes across a wide array of business areas. The position will be responsible for managing multiple aspects of internal audit engagements including audit planning, project management, risk assessments, developing audit programs and procedures, supervising staff, reviewing work product, conducting interviews, and preparing client deliverables. Duties also include communicating the audit progress, reviewing findings and recommendations and discussing management action plans with business unit management, and drafting audit reports. The Manager Internal Audit works closely with all levels within the corporation and with outside agencies as required and reports directly to the Senior Manager Internal Audit based in the UK. The Manager Internal Audit is expected to operate with independence and objectivity while planning and executing audits, internal control reviews, and other activities as outlined by the Senior Manager Internal Audit.
Assist in the development of the annual audit plan, including conducting high level business risk assessments to provide the basis for determining the nature, timing and extent of risk-based audit procedures.
Design, execute and oversee operational and financial audit programs in accordance with professional and internal departmental standards.
Examine business processes and controls for compliance with management plans and policies and evaluate whether controls provide management reasonable assurance regarding the achievement of the Companys operational, financial reporting and compliance objectives.
Evaluate internal controls adequacy and effectiveness throughout the company. Identify and direct process improvement opportunities.
Provide process owners and senior management with proactive/ consulting reviews to help foster risk mitigation, best practices and process improvements throughout the Organization.
Partner with management to develop efficient and effective corrective action plans.
Lead the effort to follow-up on corrective action plans to determine adequacy of corrective actions.
Assist in special projects such as mergers and acquisitions, fraud investigations, non-compliance with laws, regulations and management policies as requested.
Manage the delivery of timely audit results and related deliverables within the audit budget.
Prepare or review detailed and comprehensive audit reports in which audit findings are presented in a clear and concise manner.
Promote a team-oriented, trusting environment.
Provide assistance to external auditors and other third parties as required.
Undertake duties relevant to the leadership, management and development of the direct report to ensure their performance meets or exceeds both the business and their own personal goals/ objectives
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry: Pharma / Biotech / Clinical Research
Functional Area: Accounts, Finance, Tax, Company Secretary, Audit
Role Category: Audit Manager
Role: Audit Manager
6 – 9 YearsHyderabad / Secunderabad
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Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal & written) and presentation skills.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with internal and external customers at all levels of the organization.
Strong report writing skills.
Ability to shift easily between projects and priorities and to manage multiple deadlines.
Ability to be effective in a diverse and multicultural environment.
Strong analytical and conceptual skills, methodical and highly organized, thorough and detail oriented.
Solid leadership skills as defined by the PAREXEL Leadership Model.
Strong project management skills.
Self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as in a team.
Strong knowledge of financial accounting standards, accounting principles and practices, SEC filing and reporting standards and a solid understanding of internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley (proficiency in internal control standards, GAAP, GAAS and auditing techniques a plus).
Proficiency with personal computer software applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required, experience with Oracle Financials is a plus.
Willingness to travel up to 10% of the time.
A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning.
BS/ BA degree in Accounting or Finance.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA/ ACA/ ACCA equivalent) required.
Strong command of the English language.
Minimum Work Experience
Strong and progressive experience in public accounting (preferably with a Big Four background), operating at least at Senior Consultant or Assistant Manager level.
Additional Finance or Internal Audit related experience recommended.
Prior staff management experience required
Education:UG -B.Com – Commerce
PG – CA
Doctorate – Any Doctorate – Any Specialization, Doctorate Not Required
PAREXEL International (India) Pvt. Ltd.