Project Manager

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    $40 - $65
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    03/25/2019 - 03/25/2020
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  • Job Description

    Project Manager of Internal Audit needed for the internal auditing department of our client in Frankfort, Kentucky for a one-year contract and possible four-year renewal on contract length. 

    Job Description for the Project Manager of Internal Audit needed: 

    Project Manager of Internal Audit needed to provide professional consulting services to assist with building a project management plan for the internal audit function for our client and to assist in the development and execution of an internal audit plan in FY 2020.  

    Job duties include: 

    A. Building of Internal Audit Function through Project Management scope and plan for review and management by the Internal Auditor and in conjunction with management by the Internal Audit Director.  

    B. Development and Execution of the Project Management Scope and Plan for the Internal Auditor’s department for FY2020

    The Project Manager of Internal Audit will be response for initial analysis of the Internal Auditor’s department data, and helping to create the Project Management Plan for the audit process, business requirements, system architecture and application functionality to develop standard and ad hoc reporting and dashboards. Work with audit and technology departments and stakeholders to create agility in reporting data on operational, audit, budgetary and resources needed.  Advanced audit technology and automatization of processes experience needed to reduce time and manual effort. Participate in developing professional practices, project management plan, and reporting documentation. Participate in leading and delivering on enhancements aligned with key priorities to improve internal audit processes. Work with the internal audit department in achieving the department and overall client’s goals relating to FY2020 as needed. Utilize appropriate methods and tools to provide optimal communications to all stakeholders. Support the internal audit liaison including Internal Auditor, Internal Audit Director and others within the Internal Audit division to the corporate risk and compliance department and other divisions. Participate in planning and coordinating technology changes associated with methodology updates. Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.

    Job requirements for the Project Manager, Internal Audit role:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Finance or related field
    • 3-5 years’ of progressively responsible experience in job offered or related position including building, developing, deploying and maintaining reporting systems, automation tools, dashboard, visualization tools and performance metrics dashboards that support business decisions
    • Project Manager of Internal Audit shall develop an internal audit work plan in consultation with the Director of Internal Audit, Internal Auditor, and to other team members internal to the Internal Audit department to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control systems for the client.  The internal audit work plan will be presented to the Audit Oversight Committee for approval.
    • Providing the needed recommendations to management using data analyses and reporting based on project management plan for FY2020 which should include the following:

      • Supporting the Internal Auditing Director in the design and preparation of processes, toolkits, and procedures for internal client auditing.
      • Supporting the client in the design, preparation, and compilation of risk assessments, if required by the internal audit project management plan, and preparing, coordinating and performing risk assessment reviews of internal controls over operations and compliance. Note:  The project management plan should take into account that any assessments must evaluate financial risk as well as business risk (legal, regulatory, strategic, reputation). Risk assessments will be designated by the Audit Oversight Committee. Examples of risk assessments that may be requested by the Audit Oversight Committee include the following:

        a. Determining whether segregation of duties and internal controls relating to budget and other financial processes including payroll are adequate and effective to provide reasonable assurance that the financial information is accurate and reliable and that the risk of fraud, waste, and abuse is at an acceptably low level.

        b. Determining whether internal controls over compliance with policies and procedures including grant requirements are adequate and effective to ensure that proper compliance actually occurs.

        c. Determining whether controls over operations and programs are adequate and effective to provide reasonable assurance that the operations and programs are being carried out as planned and that the results of operations are consistent with goals and objectives.

        iii. Based on the internal audit plan and any consultant-prepared risk assessments, assisting the client in creating or improving documentation of policies and processes to ensure proper controls and segregation of duties are in place to prevent fraud and increase efficiency.

        iv. Providing recommendations for strengthening internal controls in order to lower identified risks to the client and improve fraud detection and control.

        v. Providing recommendations for implementing best practices in instances where policies, procedures and processes do not exist or should be improved upon.

        vi. Providing staff to test areas identified in the project management audit work plan.

    Last date to submit resumes is 03.18.19

    The contract is anticipated to start on 04.01.2019 and last through 04.01.2020 with possibility of four year renewal on contract length. 

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