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Vice President, Internal Audit in Reston, VA at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/27/2018

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Job Description

At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day.  We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges.  As one of the largest IT-as-a-Service solution providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and the unique ability to cover local and global business needs. For more information about Presidio visit our website at
We are currently seeking a Vice President, Internal Audit who will be responsible for the company’s internal audit plan and leadership of Presidio’s Internal Audit and Sarbanes-Oxley practices. This role will act as a key advisor to the Audit Committee, Presidio Leadership Team, and functional leaders to understand risks and prepare plans to mitigate. He/She leads with confidence when interacting with all levels of management to identify and communicate areas of concern, make process improvement recommendations, and develop strategic initiatives.
Key Responsibilities of this position will include but are not limited to:
  • Leads the Internal Audit department to execute and oversee financial and operational audits including the annual plan for financial, operational and Information Technology audits based on annual risk assessment.
  • Ensures that financial and operational controls are effective and operating.
  • Oversees Internal Audit and SOX Compliance.
  • Acts as the senior expert, trusted advisor, and thought leader in promoting and communicating the value added framework for internal controls within Presidio’s control processes.
  • Implements action plans and provides strategic guidance related to risk assessment outcomes, annual planning, audit execution, audit reporting, audit technology, and reporting.
  • Supervises outside resources and supports external audit teams.
  • Assists the Presidio Audit Committee and Presidio Leadership Team in the identification of significant risks or exposures related to internal controls, compliance, and/or governance requiring prompt attention.
  • Leads the implementation of audit reviews, including project management and resource planning; Manages processes to track, follow-up, and close all open audit issues.
  • Continuously provides feedback and recommendations to senior management and the Audit Committee on business risks and improving operational efficiencies and processes.
  • Develops and presents periodic reporting on key risks, audit plans, and the status of audit projects to the Presidio Audit Committee and Presidio Leadership Team.
  • Identifies and communicates key business developments that could have an impact on audit priorities and/or plans.
  • Oversees the implementation of special projects, such as due diligence reviews, fraud investigations and/or forensic accounting procedures.
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Information Systems, or related field.
  • 15+ years of experience in some combination of internal audit, public or corporate accounting.
  • 8+ years in a senior leadership/managerial capacity.
  • Certified as a CIA, CPA or other relevant professional designation.
  • Experience in leading the design/redesign/adaptation of a robust internal control environment and related audit procedures.
  • Experience interacting with executive-level managers, audit committees, boards of directors, external auditors and other important third parties.
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word and Powerpoint and ability to work with various database products/services including Great Plains.
  • Ability to test and evaluate large amounts of data and to compile related summaries and reports.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work closely with a team and periodically within tight time deadlines.
  • A proven reputation and track record for acting with complete confidentiality and the highest integrity and professionalism.
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, and appropriate accounting and auditing processes, laws, rules and regulations.
  • High attention to detail and excellent problem solving analytical skills.
  • Ability to collaborate and build relationships across all business functions and levels of management, with internal and external stakeholders, including external audit team.
  • Sound independent judgement.
RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE, we have a strict Professional Service Level Agreement in place and we will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.  Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through our portal or submitted directly through to managers or HR will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable.  We thank you for your cooperation in this matter.  
Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.
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