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VP Internal Audit

Posted on May 18, 2019 by Delaware North

Buffalo, NY 14202
Accountancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
The Opportunity

In this highly visible role, reporting to the EVP/Chief Financial Officer, the VP Internal Audit oversees an independent, objective analyses of operations by planning and directing internal audits. The company-wide internal audit function uses an enterprise wide risk management approach to develop and administer audit programs and processes focused on efficient and effective audit methodologies and practices. Other significant responsibilities include the Identification and implementation a strategic approach to enterprise risk mitigation based on industry best practices. The role reports to senior management and Audit Committee on (i) audit progress, (ii) policies and procedures and (iii) managing and mitigating company's financial and operating risks.

Position Details

For this high-impact role, we seek a results-oriented, creative and strategic leader to work in collaboration with corporate and subsidiary management, to develop approaches to understanding material risk and work to ensure proper controls are established to manage risk. Performing audit planning on a strategic and project basis. The successful candidate will evaluate, establish and ensure effective implementation of internal audit practices and procedures that ensure audits activities are conducted consistently in a highly structured and value-added manner. Prepare audit reports that reflect all significant findings and recommendations to improve internal controls and mitigate material risk. Prepare recommendations to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of operations. This leader will collaborate with senior leaders in the organization to strategically implement enterprise initiatives including compliance efforts and organizational transformation initiatives.

Qualifications

Education

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting. MBA a plus. Master of Accountancy also a plus.

Required

• CPA required. Certified Internal Auditor certification a plus. Certified Information Systems Auditor a plus.

• Minimum of 10 years of experience in accounting/finance/internal audit/enterprise risk management positions.

• Proven experience managing a team to accomplish results through effective recruitment, selection, training, development, performance management and recognition. Builds a pipeline of talent for Internal Audit and the Delaware North organization.

• Demonstrated public accounting experience with a strong understanding of the Internal Control.

• Information Technology Audit experience a plus.

• Excellent; project management, analytical, verbal and communication skills.

• Strong understanding of financial, operational and technology processes and application systems.

• Food and beverage, lodging or gaming industry knowledge a plus.

• 30 % Travel

Equal Employment Opportunity

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

Who We Are

Delaware North is one of the largest privately owned-and-operated hospitality companies in the world. Our $3 billion enterprise stems from our family of subsidiaries operating across sports and entertainment venues, national and state parks, destination resorts and restaurants, airports and travel hubs, and gaming properties. Serving more than a half a billion guests annually, our 55,000 associates are dedicated to creating special experiences at more than 200 locations across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

This position will be based out of Delaware North's new global headquarters, a state-of-the-art, 12-story, mixed-use building in downtown Buffalo, N.Y. The headquarters facility, reflective of our values, integrates the latest advances in environmental, energy conservation and office design.

At Delaware North, you will find a culture rooted in entrepreneurial spirit, innovation and future-thinking. We believe deeply in the value of our associates and high-performing teams. Whether it's the Australian Open, the Grammys, the World Series, dinner at a world-class resort or experiencing the national wonder of the Grand Canyon, we're working passionately to make special experiences extraordinary.

Reference: 708095008

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