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IT Internal Audit Manager

Live Nation

Beverly Hills, CA 05-11-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
THE TEAM

The IT Internal Audit team is made up of a diverse group of individuals, but we all share the same enthusiasm for audit and for music! We are committed to working effectively as a team, both in our immediate group and with our Internal Audit peers in other locations who join us to make up the Global Internal Audit department. Our leadership team are open and approachable, and together we have a reputation to build valuable relationships and partner with the business to drive control improvement and operational efficiencies.

THE ROLE

We are currently recruiting for a dynamic IT Internal Audit Manager who will work as an integral part of our Global IT Internal Audit team.

Confident in nature, the successful candidate will communicate effectively with staff at all levels, have an in-depth understanding of business processes, identify potential risk areas, and devise practical solutions to issues affecting our company. They will work closely with junior and senior members of the team to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of Live Nation's IT operational and Sarbanes-Oxley controls and will be as comfortable working in a close-knit team environment as working independently.

The successful candidate will manage complex audits including the effective planning of an audit, timely on-site fieldwork management, reviewing workpapers to an excellent standard, writing and reviewing audit issues and writing audit reports. They will also oversee Senior Auditors on operational and SOX audits and perform final audit review and sign-off tasks. Additionally, they will provide excellent support to the Director in audit and ad-hoc projects, and to help drive continuous improvement across the department.

This person will ideally enjoy traveling, as 30-40% of your time will be spent away from your home location, at either other LNE entities in country or overseas.

WHAT THIS ROLE WILL DO
• Manage and lead a team of Auditors responsible for conducting internal IT control audits across Live Nation businesses.
• Provide direct oversight over SOX 404, SSAE16 SOC1 and 2, and other such testing
• Gain a detailed understanding of processes, currently in operation within each location and identify key controls and risks.
• Identify improper documentation, research issues, and make recommendations to improve policies or procedures accordingly.
• Review flowcharts, narratives, and reports to document processes and controls.
• Ensure the production of exceptional quality audit reports.
• Perform final review and sign-off of work papers across concurrent audits and challenge understanding of audit areas and processes to ensure adequate coverage with minimal Director input.
• Successfully manage complex audits, including planning, on-site fieldwork management, reviewing, audit issues, and audit reports.
• Effective and frequent communication with IT Management team regarding audit project status.
• Cultivate strong local, divisional, and intra-departmental management relationships.
• Drive peer and upward feedback mechanisms to foster continuous improvement.
• Identify, take ownership, or delegate ad-hoc reviews / projects, as needed.
• Assist the Internal Audit Management team in non-audit projects, such as fraud investigations and various Compliance projects.
• Expectation of about 30-40% travel.
• Communicate findings to system Product Owners, as well as senior management, obtaining agreement and buy-in to proposed action plans
• Participate in risk and control assessment reviews/improvement procedures and development of the annual audit plan
• Develop staff capabilities and competencies and participate in formal mentoring/training/line management that reflect IT auditing best practices and company policies

WHAT THIS PERSON WILL BRING
• Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, or related field.
• Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in IT auditing, with at least 3 years in a supervisory or managerial capacity and 3 recent years at a big 4 audit firm
• Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Additional certification such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or similar certification highly desired.
• A demonstrated understanding of information systems (Oracle, SAP, Linux, HR Systems) and processes and ability to apply that knowledge in conducting IT audits
• Able to successfully manage complex audits from planning to completion, review workpapers, write up audit issues and audit reports
• Excellent understanding and previous experience of Sarbanes-Oxley (PCOAB requirements) and SOC1/SOC2
• Experience in External Audit, Internal Audit/Consulting Risk/Internal Controls, and/or Compliance
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
• Excellent coaching/mentoring skills
• Experience of working in a medium to large business environment preferred
• Experience of working for a US public company preferred
• Knowledge of foreign languages, especially Spanish preferred
• Experience in the music industry nice to have
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
• Flexible and able to adapt to a variety of roles and projects and changing demands
• Unquestionable integrity, credibility, and moral
• Proven leadership abilities, with a track record of successfully managing audit teams and driving results
• Able to effectively manage multiple projects and conflicting priorities in a fast passed environment.
• Able to think laterally to resolve issues and exhibit excellent judgement and professional skepticism
• Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required.

BENEFITS & PERKS
Our motto is 'Taking Care of Our Own' through 6 pillars of benefits:
• HEALTH: Medical, Vision and Dental benefits for you and your family, including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
• YOURSELF: Generous paid time off policy including paid holidays, sick time and paid days off for your birthday, Free concert tickets
• WEALTH: 401(k) program with company match, Stock Program
• FAMILY: New parent programs & support including caregiver leave and childcare cash, infertility support
• CAREER: Tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment internal growth and development programs & trainings
• OTHERS: Volunteer time off, crowdfunding network

Live Nation's policy regarding vaccinations and masking related to a pandemic or other infectious disease control measures, acts of God, health and safety mandates and/or restrictions imposed by applicable local, state or federal governments has evolved over time. Currently, we strongly encourage employees to be fully vaccinated from such infectious diseases for which vaccinations are available. You are expected to follow Live Nation's health and safety protocols and policies as they change from time to time.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj0bnw-100-28-227-63-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Live Nation

Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.