• Manager, Internal Audit Cambridge
  • Biogen in Cambridge, MA, United States
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

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Job Description

About This Role...

The Manager, Internal Audit will lead operational, financial, and compliance audits. In this role, you will identify risk areas, develop and complete audit test plans, and communicate results and recommendations to senior leaders to enhance the company’s control environment.

What You'll Do
• Manage internal audit projects from beginning to end. Key elements include:
• Planning: Obtain a deep understanding of operational objectives, key performance measures and leading practices for the area under audit. Identify risk factors, key controls, and develop the audit program.
• Fieldwork: Evaluate the adequacy of internal control and processes through detailed testing. Properly document work papers to support audit observations.
• Communication & Reporting: Prepare and present audit observations within appropriate context and tone at audit meetings and within written audit report.
• Participate in senior level presentations on audit findings, potential remediation plans and other key management initiatives.
• Establish effective business relationships within the company.
• Assist / Participate in the risk assessment and annual audit plan development process.
• Coordinate and supervise internal audit work provided by third-party providers as required.
• Ability to perform integrated audits (including operational technology components)
• Assist in execution of special projects and the company’s SOX program, including conducting reviews of testing.


Who You Are

You have well-developed business partnering and relationship management skills with the ability to apply business acumen to complex and diverse business issues. You are a critical thinker with ability to navigate the gray, articulate business risks and negotiate conflict. You are self-motivated, able to work well in a team and independently.

Required Skills
• 5+ years diversified auditing experience, with some ‘Big 4’experience preferred.
• Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Finance required.
• Ability to travel up to 25% to international markets for assignments, as necessary.
• Excellent organizational and project management skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience presenting to senior executive levels.
• Analytical, with strong knowledge of audit methodology, risk assessment and internal control concepts
• Awareness of fraud risks and schemes

Preferred Skills
• Non-audit experience (such as financial planning & analysis, operational accounting, or compliance) and Life Sciences industry experience
• Master’s degree / MBA preferred.
• Professional certifications should include CPA, Chartered Accountant or Equivalent.

Additional Information

Why Biogen?

Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science. We are resilient as we strive to make an impact on our patients’ lives and on changing the course of medicine. Together, we pioneer. Together, we thrive.

At Biogen, we are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients we serve. We know that diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives make us a stronger and more innovative company, and we are focused on building teams where every employee feels empowered and inspired. Read on to learn more about our DE&I efforts.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States
Cambridge MA USA


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