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The Global Assurance & Advisory function at CBRE is led by the Senior Vice President and Chief Audit Executive who reports directly to the Chairman of the Audit & Finance Committee and administratively to the General Counsel. This team continuously strives for world class service delivery and consists of 10+ professionals based in El Segundo, CA and Dallas, TX. The function is responsible for performing annual Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing on behalf of management, as well as providing independent and objective assurance and consulting services. Projects are risk-based (not recurring or checklist audits) covering a wide variety of business risks across financial, operational, technological, and strategic areas. The department is charged with building future leaders for CBRE, offers support for certifications and professional education, and operates with a flexible work schedule.
The IT Manager oversees and ensures the delivery of timely, high quality and value-add project results in accordance with professional standards. Responsible for managing and mentoring a team of auditors, and supporting them in achieving career goals and growth.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reviews organizational data, policies, processes, procedures, and practices in order to verify the accuracy and compliance with management expectations, regulatory requirements, and overall best practice.
Able to perform advanced analysis of complex business processes identifying risks, controls, gaps, and can supervise, revise, and present a process flow and design with a client.
Can quickly re-perform audit testing to validate effectiveness of work performed and monitors results of work in order to provide timely updates to management.
Can review, provide feedback to auditors, and finalize audit programs that adequately address risk and compliance with Company standards and relevant regulations.
Prepares detailed reports with recommendations to management that are professionally written for an executive audience.
Reports will reflect a strong understanding of company objectives and capabilities, control requirements, and industry best practices.
Reviews workpapers as appropriate and finalizes report drafts for review ensuring professional writing and value-added industry perspective.
Successfully manages many competing demands, all delivered on time and within budgeted hours, and participates in developing Audit Plan.
Has demonstrated leadership capabilities including public speaking and working with executive management.
Develops, trains, motivates, and works to retain and maintain engagement of audit teams.
Monitors quality of work by fostering a strong team environment by providing opportunities for others to develop skills.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Possesses advanced understanding of technology controls and configurations for infrastructure, applications, and networking.
Has strong data analysis and querying capabilities and has developed areas of technology expertise.
Able to research and analyze new and complex technologies to identify key controls and risks, and explain them to non-technical personnel. Stays current with new and emerging technologies.
Possesses advanced knowledge of internal and external control expectations for technology, IT control frameworks, and technology regulations.
Has developed specialized skills in specific technologies (ex. SQL, vmWare, Active Directory, etc.).
Direct responsibility for staff which includes identifying objectives and developmental opportunities, providing guidance on project assignments, and completing performance evaluations.
Responsible for assigning project tasks and reviewing work papers to ensure conclusions are adequately supported, documentation standards met, and detailed testing performed.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in information technology, business, accounting, finance, or related field is required.
6+ years of years of relevant work experience are required with a minimum of four of the six total years of experience being in the area of Information Technology/ Information Security/ IT Auditing.
Real estate and/ or Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) experience preferred.
CERTIFICATIONS and/or LICENSES
Professional certifications are required and may include one of the following: Master's Degree, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Project Management Professional (PMP), or Six Sigma.
As a service provider and internal advisor, is professional in appearance and interactions. This will include working with those whose first language may not be English. Has the ability to effectively respond to advanced inquiries from clients, co-workers, supervisor, and/or management.
Possesses advanced public speaking / presentation skills and is comfortable leading opening and closing meetings, including explaining issues to Executives and handling constructive disagreements to resolution.
Ability to analyze the most complex business/ financial data and develop innovative solutions. Advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), IIA Standards, and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX).
Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of options in varying situations.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITES
Ability to work independently, prioritize, and manage multiple assignments.
Willingness and flexibility to travel (domestic and international) up to 20%.
Proficient in Visio, PowerPoint, EXCEL, Word, and Outlook. Knowledge and proficiency in audit software is a plus.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines.
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