Audit Manager

Last updated 12 days ago
Location:Atlanta, Georgia, Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Are you an auditor or other business professional who wants to be a part of a high-performing team that strives to improve the company’s performance through assurance and advisory services designed to evaluate the company’s risk management, operations, and governance functions? Do you love working across geographies and business cultures to share best practices and advocate effective risk management and process excellence? If you want to make a difference and love a challenge, this is the position for you.

The ideal candidate for this job is a self-starter who excels at learning new processes and business functions, and is able to critically analyze controls systems to assess effectiveness, opportunities for improvements, and efficiency gains. The candidate must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and have strong problem solving and collaboration skills. This position involves a significant amount of exposure to senior management and requires the ability to communicate complex issues and recommendations, and the conviction to support them


The Audit Manager is responsible for planning, fieldwork, and concluding on operational and financial audits of selected business units, Microsoft subsidiaries and other entities.

Responsibilities include:

Develop detailed test plans for key segments of audits by developing understanding of audit area and reviewing available data and information
Conduct audit fieldwork using appropriate auditing methods
Draft audit issues based on fieldwork, supporting evidence, and risk-based implication
Clearly communicate project status and results with project team, IA management, and stakeholders
Establish and maintain strong stakeholder relationships
Remain current and increase knowledge in the areas of auditing, accounting, business, company products and company information utilizing self-study and continuing education efforts.


Minimum qualifications:

3+ years related work experience
BS/BA degree in related field, graduate degree a plus
Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively present recommendations to senior management
Creative approach to problem solving in a dynamic environment with high energy and ambition
Ability to travel domestically and internationally for 2-3 week periods, up to 35% total

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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