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United States of America
North Carolina
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
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Description and Requirements

This leadership position, a member of the extended IA Management team (IAET), has audit project team leadership responsibility and IA focal leadership with key management stakeholders for one or more Lenovo business unit(s) and the Latin America and North America geos. Sr. Manager will serve as Audit Manager or Project Manager on assigned assurance and advisory projects adding value and delivering insights to Management and Lenovo's Audit Committee concerning the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls. Sr Manager will serve as subject matter expert (SME) and IA Focal/Risk & Control Adviser for mid to senior level stakeholders in delegated focus area(s) and also contribute as IA Special Project PM or team member on internal initiatives. Responsibility for assessing risk and developing focal area proposals for the audit planning process. As needed, Sr. Manager will serve as Lead Investigator for IA owned internal investigations. Candidate shall possess strong leadership qualities and be able to influence organizational objectives within their areas of responsibility. Position requires proven project management and people management skills and leadership of complex audit engagements, investigations, special projects and activities. Native, or advanced conversational and written, Spanish language capabilities, in addition to English, strongly preferred. Position may be filled in Latin America or North America depending on location and qualifications of candidate. Leadership, Managing Self & Teaming: Role model behavior for staff consistent with Lenovo CoC, audit professional standards, and the IA vision to safeguard IA’s reputation and credibility. Contribute to IA management discussions & strategies, and deliver (as delegated) IA initiatives and special projects. Be proactive, results oriented, and focused on department continuous Improvement. Commit to personal development by proactively identifying & leveraging opportunities to strengthen capabilities and offering/being receptive to feedback to/from colleagues, manager, and IA leadership. Contribute to strong department org health by role modeling flexibility and effective collaboration & positive relationships with colleagues. Business & Professional Acumen: Maintain sufficient general Lenovo and industry business acumen, audit professional knowledge/certification, internal networks, and subject matter expertise to fulfill responsibilities effectively and efficiently and deliver credible, impactful results. Maintain sufficient expertise in delegated focus area(s) to propose timely, well-conceived projects and amendments (Audit Plan) for Zbb consideration, deliver timely area “need to know” updates to IA management, maintain up-to-date critical area information for staff use, and consult IA colleagues as needed to enable effective, efficient service delivery. Audit Project Delivery: Work with Manager to adequately resource assigned projects. When assigned as project PM, fulfill Project Delivery responsibilities with less day-to-day AM involvement and demonstrating stronger relative capability. When assigned as project AM, responsibilities include oversight of PM's management of project scope, resources, schedule, and tasks (including data driven approach when appropriate) for timely and impactful results that meet IA quality and OpsX standards while maintaining strong team morale and enabling team skills development. Coach PM (and project members as needed) throughout project lifecycle, including providing constructive feedback and managing PM’s performance. Review & approve key project deliverables (RA, PERM, Scope, Work Program, Comms packages, OST, draft report, etc.). Review and approve work papers prepared by PM. Oversee overall project communications and client/stakeholder management. Proactively escalate any matter requiring Audit Executive involvement (e.g., client or stakeholder matters, potential high visibility issues, etc.). 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS - Master's degree required. Areas of study: Internal Audit, Accounting, or Finance. 
Internal or External Audit Experience: 10+ years minimum, people management experience of 3+ years preferred.  
Manufacturing, Telco or High tech industry experience is preferred.
Proven audit-related data analysis and systems experience
Experience leading and implementing transformation projects (robotics, artificial intelligence, etc.) a plus - Experience in performing or leading investigations a plus - Must be open to ~ 20% travel - Preferred certifications: CIA, CPA, CA, CFE, CISA, ACCA etc.
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