Director, Internal Assurance & Enterprise Risk Management, NYUAD

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

The Director Internal Assurance & Enterprise Risk Management (Director) is accountable to the NYUNY Chief Global Audit, Enterprise Risk Management and Financial Compliance Officer (Chief Global Audit) and to the NYUAD Chief Administrative and Business Officer (CABO). Manage the outsourced internal audit services delivered by the third-party internal auditor service provider. Develop and implement an appropriate governance model and procedures that are aligned with the IIA (The Institute of Internal Auditors) Standards and the NYUNY Office of Internal Audit and ERM. Oversee internal investigations, implement continuous monitoring and perform special projects. Ensure the NYUAD’s enterprise risk framework aligns with the University (NYUNY) and provides the strategic planning, governance and day-to-day coordination necessary to facilitate the risk identification, assessment, risk ownership, mitigation and monitoring of NYUAD’s enterprise risks which includes strategic, operational, financial and compliance risks. Provide advice on risks and internal control issues to the NYUAD Chief Administrative Business Officer, NYUAD Chief Compliance Officer and NYUAD Senior Leadership. This role will reside in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree Accounting, Finance or Business. CPA, CIA, or CFE designation required.
Preferred Education:
Master's Degree Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
Required Experience:
10+ years Progressively responsible experience, significant experience at a Big 4 accounting firm, advisory or consulting firm, higher education or not-for profit. Several years of internal audit experience at a complex, multi-national enterprise with a minimum of 5 years leading enterprise risk assessments, developing risk based audit plans and managing a multi-disciplinary team to successfully complete the audit plan in accordance with IIA Standards. Prior experience interacting with executive leadership and board members. A proven track record of successfully collaborating with other lines of defense to identify efficiencies and synergies in risk monitoring activities.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Prior experience working with Internal Audit Departments at Higher Ed institutions, non-profit, complex multi-national organizations and a solid understanding of leading internal audit practices and enterprise risk management capabilities. The candidate must be able to oversee the delivery of services of the third party internal audit provider and liase directly with functional leaders as a credible resource and business partner The candidate must have excellent relationship building, interpersonal skills, outstanding written and verbal communication skills and a team oriented collaborative leadership style.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability using data analytics within internal audits and continuous monitoring.

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $113,000.00 to USD $153,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.
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