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Internal Audit Manager

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Lowell - Massachusetts - United States

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


UKG is looking for an experienced Internal Audit Manager for a hybrid-office based position in our Lowell, MA headquarters. Reporting to the Director of Internal Audit, this position will lead an audit program focused on enhancing, maintaining, and evaluating internal controls and related processes with primary initial focus on UKG’s Payment Services business. This role will also lead audit work supporting compliance with federal, state, and internal requirements. The Internal Audit Manager will be supported by a global audit team and manage dedicated staff with a culture of collaboration and innovation and top of the line audit tools and systems.

• Responsible for the overall maintenance of the Internal Control Framework, including narratives, flowcharts, walkthroughs, testing, and remediation support.
• Leads the annual ICFR scoping and risk assessment work. Proactively monitors changes that may impact the design, effectiveness, or applicability of internal controls.
• Manages the performance of walkthroughs of significant processes to ensure that relevant risks and controls are identified, understood, and well documented in UKG’s Auditboard controls platform.
• Provides guidance and supervision for the execution of controls design and implementation assessments and operating effectiveness testing.
• Assesses the severity of identified control gaps and exceptions, and their impact on financial reporting, compliance, or business operations. Drafts deficiency evaluation memoranda when required.
• Collaborates with the IT internal audit team to identify and evaluate appropriate internal controls over key reports and other IPEs, automated and configurable controls, and user access for relevant systems and tools.
• Creates and delivers reporting and updates to functional and company leadership.
• Assists process owners with evaluation of root causes for controls failures and remediation planning and overall improvements to the internal control environment.
• Provides training on internal controls concepts to staff and business stakeholders.
• Collaborates with and provides support to external consultants engaged with or by the UKG business for various projects requiring audit touchpoints (i.e. systems implementations, financial statement audits, compliance audits, etc.)
• As needed, assist with the delivery and execution of Internal Audit Department’s broader audit plan and assurance responsibilities.


Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, auditing, or finance disciplines.
• Candidates should have achieved or have essentially met requirements for one or more industry certification: CIA, CPA, etc.
• Proven track record in internal controls design, evaluation, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
• Minimum of 4-5+ years of relevant audit experience
• Demonstrated experience working with minimum supervision and ability to craft solutions.
• Proven leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and support staff.
• Experience in training and developing staff, fostering their growth and professional development.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in accounting, auditing, or finance disciplines is a plus.
• Experience in payment services and technology background strong plus
• Big4 / large consulting firm audit, risk management, financial controls background and/or internal audit experience with a large global enterprise preferred.
• Experience with AuditBoard or another integrated internal audit platform a plus
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
• Strong multitasking skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and projects.
• A "can do" attitude, demonstrating a willingness to be hands-on and involved in the details when required.
• Proactive and self-driven, with a demonstrated ability to take initiative and lead time sensitive efforts.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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