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Manager, Internal Audit

Tapestry

New York, 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 Manager of Internal Audit will be responsible for assisting Audit Management in implementing an internal audit and compliance program aimed at evaluating accounting and operating procedures as well as ensuring compliance with the Company's internal accounting policies, certain laws and regulations. This will include ongoing risk assessment, planning and executing compliance reviews, reviewing and evaluating internal controls, identifying control and operational weaknesses, recommending procedures to improve business practices, and providing consulting services to help the business units proactively address internal control and operational areas of risk.

The Manager of Internal Audit will be responsible for communicating the results of internal audits directly with business unit management and senior management. The role will incorporate audits for all Tapestry Inc. brands including Kate Spade, Coach and Stuart Weitzman. Given the nature and unique risks of the Company operations, this position's overall attention will be focused on financial compliance, including SOX requirements; with additional time allocated to operations and risk management.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to...

  • Assist in evaluating the company-wide internal audit and financial compliance program aimed at evaluating accounting and operating procedures and ensure compliance with the Company's internal accounting policies.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining an ongoing comprehensive risk-based methodology to identify audits in support of governance and compliance in North America.
  • Plan and execute SOX compliance reviews, review and evaluate internal controls, identify control and operational weaknesses, and recommend procedures to improve business practices and policies.
  • Perform financial and operational reviews which address accounting risk, business risk, and regulatory risk, develop recommendations around existing controls in place as well as the necessity to develop new controls.
  • Perform, and/or coordinate with co-sourced resources.
  • Communicate the results of internal audit reviews directly with business unit and senior management.
  • Maintain documented procedures of tasks performed.
  • Perform other related special studies and projects as assigned.
  • Perform administrative duties of the department including, but are not limited to budgeting, planning and scheduling.

The accomplished individual will possess...

  • BS in Finance/Accounting.
  • CPA and/or internal audit credentials. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant audit experience, ideally with Big 4 firms and/or companies of similar scale.
  • Working knowledge of the COSO internal controls framework.
  • Previously participated in existing internal audit programs for a major company.
  • Ability to scope, plan and execute audit programs and reviews with minimal direction.
  • A broad and deep knowledge of technical accounting and business practices.
  • Experience using computers, Microsoft products, report writers 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.
  • Ability to work independently.

 

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 http://www.tapestry.com/

Req ID:  59043