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Manager, Internal Audit IT


New York City, NY, US

Explore the possibilities across our global house of brands.

Defined by inclusivity rather than exclusivity, Tapestry embraces the exploration of individuality and invests in helping you grow personally and professionally. Every individual in our global house has the opportunity to make an impact, learn and be part of our growing and unique story.

At Tapestry, we have the freedom to express ourselves and run with our best ideas across Coach, Kate Spade New York, and Stuart Weitzman. We share a profound belief in both our individual and collective potential, and know that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.

Primary Purpose:

The Information Technology (IT) Audit Manager will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing an internal audit program aimed at evaluating business and IT operating procedures as well as ensuring compliance with the Company's internal policies. This role will lead the planning, execution and reporting of IT internal audits, including IT Sarbanes Oxley testing for three brands, Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman. On a day-to-day basis, the IT Audit Manager will assist with ongoing risk assessments, execute compliance reviews, review and evaluate internal controls, identify control and operational weaknesses, recommend procedures to improve business practices, and provide consulting services to help the business units proactively address internal control and operational areas of risk. The IT Audit Manager will also be responsible for managing staff and senior staff level consultants and Tapestry team members.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to...

  • Assist in developing and maintaining an ongoing comprehensive risk-based methodology.
  • Plan and supervise the testing (design and operating effectiveness) of SOX IT General Controls, IT Dependent Manual Controls, Automated Controls, and Report testing in support of external audit requirements and reliance strategy.
  • Evaluate internal controls, identify control and operational weaknesses, and recommend procedures to improve business practices and policies. 
  • Perform information technology, financial and operational reviews, which address financial risk, business risk, technology risk, and regulatory risk.
  • Perform, and/or coordinate with co-sourced resources, reviews of strategic IT/IS and technical audits.
  • Working knowledge of various IT systems - ERP systems and financial reporting systems (SAP a plus).
  • Review Segregation of Duties (SOD) in applicable systems and environments.
  • Communicate the results of internal audit reviews directly with business unit and senior management.  This includes developing communications of IT related matters for Audit Committee presentations
  • Maintain documented procedures of tasks performed.
  • Perform other related special studies and projects as assigned.
  • Perform administrative duties of the department including but not limited to, staffing, recruiting, training, budgeting, planning and scheduling.
  • Coordinate with external auditors, business partners and Audit Committee to achieve above objectives
  • Foster open-ended, real-time dialogue with key groups regarding risks and controls


The accomplished individual will possess...

  • Bachelor’s in Finance/Accounting/Information Systems.
  • CPA and/or internal audit credentials (CIA, CISA certification is a plus).
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant IT audit experience, ideally with Big 4 accounting firms and/or companies of scale with retail store operations
  • Experience in any of the following areas: internal or external IT audit, risk assessment, business process reengineering, SAP Technologies (S/4Hana, GRC, SuccessFactors), Cloud Technology (AWS, Rackspace) and Customer Relationship Management Technologies (Hadoop, SalesForce)
  • Working knowledge of internal controls frameworks like COSO and COBIT.
  • Previous participation in existing internal audit programs for a major company is a plus
  • Ability to scope, plan, and execute audit programs and review
  • Experience working with highly complex systems and in extremely technical business environments Experience using Microsoft products, BI platforms, and audit software packages as audit tools.
  • Experience working with ACL analytics is a plus.


An outstanding professional will have...

  • An objective, independent, mature, unbiased individual with the highest integrity.
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to assess risk, analyze the business/operating impact, and identify the weaknesses underlying issues.
  • Polished communication skills, including an ability to listen to the needs of the business units and comprehend complex matters. Articulate issues in a clear and concise manner, research complex matters, and present findings as well as recommendations in both oral and written presentations.
  • Ability to work effectively across the organization, effectively soliciting full cooperation and being accepted by business partners as a true value add.
  • Excellent team player who works extremely well in a in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to influence, train, mentor and leverage the skills of others to achieve objectives.
  • Demonstrate the highest professional and personal standards; has unquestioned integrity and business ethics; an objective, independent, mature, unbiased individual.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-AH1 Visit Tapestry, Inc. at

Req ID:  58955

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