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Manager, Internal Audit - Secaucus, NJ in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

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Job Description

Internal Audit Manager

Secaucus, NJ

Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. As an Internal Audit Manager with our Secaucus, NJ, headquarters, you will have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

Internal audit team members at Quest work collaboratively across all levels of the organization and are given the opportunity to lead and/or manage challenging/unique projects in addition to audit engagements. Our audit teams work collaboratively; travel together in groups of 2-6 and visit popular destinations throughout the world, with less overall travel than is standard for the profession. Quest internal audit fosters continuous learning through on-the-job exposure and formal training. Auditors, including internal audit managers, often have the opportunity to rotate into corporate finance or business operational positions based on performance and availability of roles.


Internal Audit Function

  • Work in collaboration with Internal Audit Director and VP to execute annual audit plan based on corporate risk assessment.

  • Manage multiple audit engagements concurrently, ensuring appropriate audit risks are identified and addressed, the audit is completed on a timely basis, and value-added/risk based comments are communicated to the auditee.

  • Become actively engaged within the audit process to fully understand and contemplate the company’s risks and business activities.

  • Review and assist seniors/staff in preparing audit reports for submission to Internal Audit Director and VP.

  • Develop department staff by being actively involved in direct report(s)’ objective/goal setting, mid-year and year-end performance reviews, training requirements, and establishing development plans, which will promote the professional development and progression of staff and seniors internally (based on position availability) and externally to other roles within the company.

  • Gain and maintain the respect of department personnel and maintain open lines of communication (e.g. formal quarterly one on one meetings and informal monthly communications with direct reports.)

  • Lead special project engagements as requested by company management, including but not limited to due diligence, fraud investigations, review of processes under development to determine improvement opportunities, acquisition integration gap assessments and Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) engagements.

  • Interact on a regular basis with regional and functional organizations (i.e. corporate functions such as accounts payable, centralized accounting, corporate accounting, human resources services center). Interact on a regular basis with Senior Management to discuss business risks, control risks, and other areas of concern. Serve as a liaison between Internal Audit and other company functions.

  • Evaluate and ensure effective internal controls, which focus on reputational, business, operational and financial risks.

  • Assist the Internal Audit Director and VP with Audit & Finance Committee packages, management representation process, audit engagement resource management, job shadow program, guest auditor program, customer feedback process, intern program, and audit issues tracking process.

  • Work directly with external auditors to provide direct assistance on SOX compliance and substantive testing engagements.

  • Assist the department with continuous implementation of data analytics to improve efficiency of audit procedures.

  • Become actively engaged in Internal Audit work program updates to align with current business processes and policies and assist with the internal Quality Assessment Review (QAR) process.

  • Participate in the Company-wide Business Risk Assessment process by conducting multiple interviews throughout the year.

Development Opportunities

  • Develop a deep knowledge of how Quest Diagnostics operates and the associated business risks.

  • Gain exposure to Senior Business and Corporate Management.

  • Ability to develop department personnel (staff and seniors) and increase performance.

  • Perform special projects at management request, dealing with complex financial / operational issues.

  • Participate in the interviewing and hiring of department talent.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance.

  • A minimum of 6-8 years progressive work experience in accounting and auditing required; at least 4-5 years of Big 4, national accounting firm experience, or Fortune 500 company experience and 2+ years of managerial experience preferred.

  • CPA, CIA, and/or MS/MBA required.

  • Actively learns from experience.

  • Demonstrates exceptional performance.

  • Action-Oriented; Self-Directed.

  • Willingness to rotate out of Internal Audit in 2-3 years into a management role within the company.

  • International and FCPA experience is a plus.

  • Experience with data analytics on operational audits is a plus.

  • Six Sigma/project management experience is a plus.

  • Finance experience in non-audit roles (Commercial, Operations, FP&A) a plus

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.