Manager Internal Audit

US-NY-New York
Requisition ID
17-7869
Division
Corporate - Finance
Functional Area
Accounting/Finance

Overview

The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

EEO Statement

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

Responsibilities

As a member of the Internal Audit organization, the Manager, Internal Audit will act as the coordinator of fieldwork for certain projects in the annual MSG Internal Audit Project Plan.  This position will supervise staff resources and review their work to ensure it meets the standards of the internal audit department.  In addition, this position will draft audit program steps to meet the project objectives, track project time to budgets, prepare initial reports on findings and recommend improvements in policies, procedures, and internal controls.  The Manager, Internal Audit will also test internal controls over financial reporting to comply with MSG’s SOX 404 requirements.  The Manager, Internal Audit will also perform or oversee procedures to assist the external auditors in their audit of MSG’s financial statements and any other audits of the organization’s operations.  Additionally, the Manager, Internal Audit will plan and perform special projects/audits that will arise as needed.  Further, this position will also participate in discussions with Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors, Managers, and peers at MSG.

 

  • Plan and conduct audits noted in the Internal Audit Project Plan including organizing audit program steps, information requests of the process owners, and supporting evidence in workpapers. (30% of time)
  • Plan and conduct testing of various process areas in the SOX 404 assessment process including organizing audit program steps, information requests of the process owners, and supporting evidence in workpapers. (30% of time)
  • Manage and train staff (20% of time)
  • Plan and perform special projects. (20% of time)

Qualifications

  • 4-7 years of audit or related experience
  • Experience with the requirements of SOX 404 and internal controls over financial reporting
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance or related field of study
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong background in auditing techniques
  • Possesses a level of competency in risk/value-based auditing with demonstrated proficiency in business concepts, processes and operations
  • Successful experience identifying controls, developing and executing test plans, and assessing design and operating effectiveness
  • Experience with US GAAP/IFRS, GAAS, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, SEC requirements, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Skills in project management, reviewing and ensuring work is organized and documented
  • Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a collaborative manner with other departments and teams
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications, including Excel, Visio, Word, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Oracle, and/or ACL a plus
  • Unwavering ethics and dependability

Education

Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

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