Assistant Vice President

New York, New York • $140,000 - $150,000

About the Company:

One of the world’s leading investment firms, with over $500 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis.

Responsibilities:

The Internal Audit Assistant Vice President will be involved in various aspects of risk assessment, assurance and advisory activities, including audit planning and execution, and contributing to strategic initiatives. Areas of the business within the scope of this role will include investment and asset management, risk management, operations, finance, and compliance.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Perform risk-based audits across the company’s global platform and gain exposure to the firm’s diverse businesses, products, regions, and enterprise functions
  • Perform testing, document test results, identify findings as applicable, and work with internal staff to design corrective actions that mitigate risk and ultimately add value
  • Draft the audit report and communicate key risks and recommendations to management
  • Engage in SOX planning and control evaluation discussions with management and external auditors and perform quality assurance reviews of testing results
  • Leverage industry experience to provide advisory services during the development of new businesses and systems
  • Develop ongoing working relationships within the Firm, communicate ways to improve controls and have a strong understanding of new firm wide initiatives in the pipeline
  • Assistance in the formation of the annual audit plan through direct input, insight and perspective around current business, industry and regulatory risk factors
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with risk and control functions
  • Direct administrative management responsibilities of audit staff

Requirements:

  • Candidates should have 7 to 10 years of auditing or Big 4 accounting experience in the financial services industry
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting, finance, economics, computer science or business-related field
  • Professionals with strong and broad exposure to investment management, risk management, operations, finance and compliance in the alternative asset management industry
  • Aptitude towards investment and risk management, scenario analysis and problem solving
  • Strong project management, organizational and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written & listening) and interpersonal skills; strong writing skills
  • Ability to think critically and strategically to develop innovative recommendations to mitigate risks and add value
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and healthy skepticism
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with peers and business partners
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Alternative investments experience strongly preferred
  • MBA, CPA, CIA or CISA credentials strongly preferred

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Top-tier benefits/ Vacation policy
  • Free Breakfast and Lunch Daily
  • 6 months Maternity/Paternity
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