Senior Manager - Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance

Job Locations US-MI-Farmington Hills
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/13/2018 4:02 PM)
Job ID
Experienced Hire
Yolanda Rountree

Position Summary

UHY is a global public accounting and business consulting firm with over 250 offices worldwide in almost 90 countries.
UHY's Internal Audit Risk and Compliance (IARC) services include SOC 1 & SOC 2, PCI, HIPAA, and other attestation reporting services, Cybersecurity consulting services such as phishing campaigns, awareness training, and cybersecurity program development, as well as traditional IT internal audit services.

This management level position is a strategic hire for UHY in Michigan and offers a fantastic opportunity to lead a wide range of IT audit/compliance and Cybersecurity engagements with a well-established, secure and growing global professional services organization. Reporting to the Managing Director of the practice, this role offers visibility with senior leadership, the opportunity to take on advanced projects and have direct access to coaching and mentoring when needed.


  • Fast track upward career path
  • Exposure to broad range of cybersecurity and compliance related projects
  • Earned the Crain’s Detroit Business “Largest Accounting Firms” in 2015
  • Accounting Today and Public Accounting Report as one of the Top 20 professional services firms in the US
  • Respect for Work/Life Flexibility and professional growth/development


The Information Technology Risk and Compliance Manager/Senior Manager will manage a team of IT audit and control consultants, manage multiple client relationships, and work directly with practice leadership to develop and market new services offerings for the practice. This position is expected to provide insight and thought leadership for clients in the areas of Cybersecurity, IT risk management and IT controls.


  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of multiple engagements; involved with internal control and IT issues that arise during the audit engagement.
  • Responsible for the supervision of staff and management of services to clients, which includes preparation of audit strategy and business plans, setting and monitoring budgets, scheduling audits, selecting staff and assigning workloads, and financial reporting; develop and motivate engagement staff and provide them with coaching and counseling.
  • Assist with overall project management for audit and consulting engagements; prepare project proposals for engagements and ensure that accounting and auditing services are delivered per client requirements and industry standards; prepare audit reports and work papers.
  • Manage engagement budget, staffing, and scheduling issues; oversee projects to establish internal controls for client organizations, as well as supervise research on complex accounting and auditing problems; and may serve as a managing supervisor for senior and staff accountants. 
  • Develop and lead oral and written presentations to management during the conclusion of the examination, discussing deficiencies and recommending corrective actions to improve operations and reduce costs
  • Provide technical expertise relating to complex audit issues and questions from staff and clients
  • Build client relationships; maintains smooth working relationship with clients and solicit client input on satisfaction.
  • Participate in client development meetings, scoping meeting and other practice development activities.


Experience and Education

  1. Minimum of five (5) years related internal audit and IT audit experience
  2. CPA is preferred. CIA, CISA and other control designations a plus
  3. A bachelor's degree in accounting or related field (advanced degree is preferred)
  4. MBA is a plus
  5. Strong verbal communication skills and strong writing skills; detail oriented and articulate
  6. A willingness to travel, if necessary (very minimal)
  7. The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for their profession, a strong desire to join a growing team and contribute to that growth
  8. Currently we are only considering local (Michigan) residents
  9. Must be authorized to work with the USA without sponsorship

Must meet all of UHY's standard hiring criteria (including: background check, MVR, education verification, salary validation, credit check, credentials verification, references and employment history)


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