The Manager of Corporate Audit & Compliance is responsible for performing SOX review and assigned Operational reviews as part of the internal audit annual work plan.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Manage and execute SOX program under the supervision of the Director, Corporate Audit & SOX, which includes planning, testing and reviewing of internal controls (50%) • On a project by project basis, supervise staff, consultants and provide on-the-job training, where required; review work papers and reports prepared by internal audit staff or external consultant. (10%) • Assist Director of Corporate Audit & SOX in annual audit planning and in performing annual SOX risk assessment and scoping. (5%) • Responsible for oversight and maintenance of business and IT process and control documentation. Assist the CFO or management during transition or change in key processes and on matters related to internal controls. (10%) • Responsible for identifying, performing a preliminary assessment, documenting and reporting of control deficiencies to Director of Corporate Audit & SOX and to the CFO, as necessary. (5%) • Work with Director of Corporate Audit & SOX to execute operational and compliance reviews at the corporate level, which includes but are not limited to planning, scoping, auditing, and reporting. (20%)
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: (including certification, licenses, etc.) • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance preferred. •5-7 years of relevant experience required, preferably in public accounting and / or private industry experience in the private equity and real estate industry; Big 4 experience is desirable. • Strong experience and knowledge of best practices in operational and compliance review. • Understanding of US GAAP, auditing principles and internal controls. • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management. • CPA, CIA, CISA or other professional audit designation desirable.
TECHNICAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS: • Knowledge of US GAAP, COSO, COBIT, PCAOB • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office including expert level experience with Excel (e.g. Pivot Tables, vlookup, index, etc.) • Familiar with Yardi, MRI, Avid, Nexus, Salesforce, Argus or similar software.
Internal Number: MANAG01483
About CIM Group
Established in 1994, CIM Group® owns and operates $27.7 billion* of real assets that support the needs of communities across North America. Our primary strategies focus on real estate, infrastructure and lending, providing a wide range of opportunities across the risk-return spectrum. CIM's successful track record is made possible by the broad expertise of its dedicated in-house team, as well as its community-focused strategy and disciplined approach to acquiring, improving and managing assets.