At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters - to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.THE ROLE
Using discretion and judgment, the Internal Audit Manager oversees internal audit activities including audit planning, execution and reporting for front office and Investment teams.WHAT YOU WILL DO
Directs all phases of the audit process including communication with auditees, audit planning and scope, audit programs, fieldwork, and reporting to business unit management. Resolves complex issues that arise during the audit process.
Monitors progress of individual audits and annual audit plan.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant company, regulatory, investment industry and accounting and auditing standards and pronouncements.
Develops and presents audit findings, audit plans and initiatives to Internal Audit Leadership.
BS or BS/BA in Business, Accounting, Finance, or a related field required with 6-8 + years of combined internal/external accounting/audit experience including managingthe audit function and its resources.
Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present reports to business unit management.
Thorough knowledge of auditing and accounting standards, concepts of internal control (e.g., COSO) and the current regulatory environment.
Front office / investment area audit experience is a core requirement.
Familiarity with data science / analytics techniques is a plus.
MBA, other relevant advanced degree, CPA, CIA, or other applicable professional designations desired.
Business area management experience in addition to audit experience is a plus.
Experience managing staff is also a plus.
At MFS, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to apply - you might be just the right candidate for this role or others.What we offer:
MFS is a hybrid work environment (remote/onsite) unless otherwise stated in the job posting.
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