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Manager, Internal Audit in Los Angeles, CA, 90071 at DISYS

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

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Job Description


•        To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

•        The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



•        Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or related field.

•        8+ years of external/internal audit/SOX and overall knowledge of general accounting and audit procedures.

•        Real estate experience preferred.


•        Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) required.


•        Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex business documents.

•        Ability to write reports, and manuals in a pre-designed style and format.

•        Ability to motivate employees and client groups to take desired action.

•        Ability to effectively respond to sensitive issues, complex inquiries from clients, co-workers, supervisor, and/or management.

•        Ability to make effective presentations on general topics to an internal department, large group of employees, clients, and/or management.

•        As a service provider and internal advisor, is professional in appearance and interactions.

•        This will include working with those whose first language may not be English.


•        Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.

•        Advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

•        Ability to analyze the most complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions.


•        Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of options in varying situations.

•        Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


•        Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple assignments.

•        Willingness and flexibility to travel (domestic and international) up to 20%.

•        Knowledge of computer based controls and skills in the use of computers in conducting audit activities.

•        Proficient in Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook. Knowledge and proficiency in audit software is a plus.

Job Requirements


•        Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines.

•        Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines.

•        Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, or department.



•        The SOX function at CBRE is led by the Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer who reports directly to the Chairman of the Audit & Finance Committee.

•        This team continuously strives for world class service delivery and consists of 10+ professionals based in El Segundo, CA and Dallas, TX.

•        The function is responsible for performing annual Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing on behalf of management, as well as providing independent and objective assurance and consulting services.

•        The department is charged with building future leaders for CBRE, offers support for certifications and professional education, and operates with a flexible work schedule.

•        The SOX Manager oversees and ensures the delivery of timely, high quality and value-add SOX and project results in accordance with professional standards.

•        Responsible for managing and mentoring a team and supporting them in achieving career goals and growth.

•        A strong understanding and background of Sarbanes-Oxley control and documentation requirements is required as part of this role.


•        Reviews organizational data, policies, processes, procedures, and practices in order to verify the accuracy and compliance with management expectations, regulatory requirements, and overall best practice.

•        Has a strong understanding of the evaluation of SOX issues and the level of precision required by compensating controls to mitigate the individual and aggregated risks.

•        Performs complex testing verifying the effectiveness of established processes and procedures; confirms findings/observations identified through detailed testing.

•        Performs quick and detailed reviews of testing to validate effectiveness of work performed and monitors results of work in order to provide timely updates to management.

•        Develops, trains, and identifies ways to motivate and retain SOX teams as well as monitor quality of work by fostering a strong team environment and providing staff with opportunities to develop skills.

•        Initiate policies and procedures for functional areas of responsibility.

•        Conducts client interviews/discussions to plan and execute audit assignments and conducts limited client interviews to understand and document processes and procedures.

•        Prepares detailed reports with recommendations to management that are professionally written for an executive audience.

•        Reports will reflect a strong understanding of company objectives and capabilities, control requirements, and industry best practices.. Reviews work papers as appropriate and finalizes report drafts for review ensuring professional writing and value-added industry perspective.

•        Successfully manages many competing demands, all delivered on time and within budgeted hours, and participates in developing SOX Plan Interprets policies and procedures and applies professional accounting and auditing principles and standards to test and evaluate complex financial records and operational systems.

•        Designs SOX programs that adequately address risk and compliance with Company standards and relevant regulations.

•        Performs other duties as assigned.


•        Direct responsibility for staff which includes identifying objectives and developmental opportunities, providing guidance on project assignments and completing performance evaluations.

•        Provide guidance to team members (internal and co-source resources) on SOX and special projects.

•        Responsible for assigning project tasks and reviewing work papers to ensure conclusions are adequately supported, documentation standards met, and detailed testing performed.

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.