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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Internal Audit Project Lead in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Internal Audit is seeking a talentedProject Lead.In collaboration with Audit Managers and Director manage complex financial and operational audits within the MSKCC Internal Audit Function; which includes: managing a portfolio of audit projects and supporting Audit Managers in training and development of audit staff and procedures; defining parameters for assessing risk and controls; organizing, managing, and executing reviews and reporting results to the Audit Managers, Director, Internal Audit, Executive Director, Compliance and Internal Audit, and department heads and/or key process owners.

You will:

  • Act as Audit lead and provides coaching to Audit Specialist, Senior Auditors and Staff Auditors in the execution of specific audits and projects to assist in the development of audit skills.

  • Monitor daily activities of staff team, ensuring job duties are being completed accurately, thoroughly and within specified timeframes; intervenes when necessary.

  • Provide ongoing feedback to staff on strengths and areas in need of improvement.

  • Assist in the preparation of the Internal Audit Risk Assessment and annual audit plan, obtaining consensus form MSKCC Leadership, Director and Manager Internal Audit.

  • Analyze previous findings and recommendations from both internal and external audit reports.

  • Lead assigned staff to ensure compliance with IA processes and documentation.

  • Review workpapers prepared by the audit project team.

  • Monitor project progress, anticipate delays and obstacles and takes action to resolve to conduct the audit most efficiently.

  • Assist in the analysis for more complex audits to identify all required tasks and develop a project plan and schedule that takes into consideration realistic time frames required to complete tasks based on experience, knowledge and, as needed, testing of planned audit procedures.

  • Conduct regular status meetings to review all work and potential issues with Auditees.

You Are:

  • Knowledgeable about business and the marketplace and able to apply this knowledge to advance the organization's goals.

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.

  • A provider of work directives, delegating responsibilities as necessary and removing obstacles in order to get work done.

You Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or equivalent

  • 7-10 years of experience in Audit or similar experience required

  • CPA highly preferred

  • CIA, CA, and/or CFE preferred


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2019-35866

CategoryProfessional - Compliance & Audit

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