Manager, Internal Auditor

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Hilton Corporate


Job description

Job Summary

Our Finance team serves as a critical business partner responsible for managing all global activities related to financial performance, accounting, tax, forecasting, risk management, and asset management.

What will I be doing?

For the Internal Auditor Manager position, we believe that you will have the opportunity to contribute to/lead project reviews of financial, operational, and compliance risks and controls across our global portfolio of business divisions and hotels, from planning to final report issuance. We also believe you will have the opportunity to be part of a team primarily responsible for risk-based audits across Hilton''s Americas operations, but you may also be asked to audit hotels and processes across Hilton''s Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions.
You will work on individual project assignments that will be performed under the direction of the Vice President and Senior Director of Internal Audit, with specific project oversight provided by the Senior Managers of Internal Audit. We believe exemplary leadership and communication abilities, detail oriented, and strong business insight will be keys to your success.
Hilton is seeking a Manager with excellent skills to lead its internal audit activities. Specifically in the Manager Internal Auditor position, you will contribute to teams responsible for performing financial, operational, and compliance reviews across various departments and hotels, including the following:

  • Efficient execution of assigned projects (primarily hotel audits) included on the department''s risk-based Internal Audit Plan
  • Participating in detail testing of key financial controls in support of the company''s Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICOFR)
  • Conducting independent and objective assessments of internal controls, financial results, corporate processes, hotel operations, compliance requirements, etc.
  • Managing the delivery of timely audit reports/results and high-quality deliverables
  • Partnering to develop corrective action plans in response to all Internal Audit observations and subsequent follow-ups to ensure closure
  • Participating in Hilton''s internal controls SOX compliance efforts and/or audits of hotels, Area Offices, Central Accounting and other business areas (secondary responsibilities)
  • Helping refine departmental methodologies and deliverables in accordance with professional standards
  • Supervising/working with the audit team, including Internal Audit Team Members, guest auditors, and Hilton''s co-source service providers
  • Educating and advising management and process owners on accounting and internal controls
  • Interacting regularly with process owners and senior management
  • Building working relationships and partnering with regional Operations Finance Leadership

Essential functions:

Planning Activities (25%)

  • Prepare draft audit programs, request listings, test strategies, and other pre-audit planning activities aimed at ensuring an efficient and effective audit
  • Schedule and conduct meetings with management to describe audit objectives, coverage areas, timing, and protocols for concerns, changes and critical issues
  • Coordinate travel plans and logistics for scheduled audits
  • Coordinate follow-up meetings and document action plan statuses based on discussion with respective management action plan owners
  • Build relationships and work with leadership to identify and mitigate property and Corporate-level risks

Organizing and Executing Activities (30%)

  • Execute various aspects of assigned Internal Audit projects (i.e., planning, fieldwork and testing, workpaper preparation, draft reporting, etc.)
  • Ensuring timely project execution and project/workpaper closure

Directing Activities (25%)

  • Opportunities may exist to lead individual audit projects (based on level of experience)

Staffing Activities (20%)

  • Staff jobs with internal, co-sourced, or ""guest auditor"" resources in order to achieve project objectives and coverage

Supportive functions:

In addition to performance of the essential functions, for this position you may be required to perform a combination of the following functions, with the percentage of time performing each work area to be solely determined by the supervisor, based upon the particular requirements of the company:

  • Various ad-hoc projects for Internal Audit leadership and/or regional management
  • Internal audits of hotels, corporate, shared services, and other business areas (as needed)
  • Partner with co-sourced Internal Audit resources and guest auditors on various audit projects
  • Educate, train, and advise hotel staff and management on accounting and internal control requirements
  • Build solid working relationships and partner closely with regional leadership and hotel management
  • Any and all other job duties as assigned

What are we looking for?

We believe for the success in this role, you will demonstrate the following attributes and skills:

  • Having a strong business sense, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and an innate interest to grow professionally are keys to success in this challenging position
  • Experience/knowledge of auditing processes and methodologies, including flowcharting
  • Knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and prior experience testing key controls
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to lead meetings
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment with superior interpersonal, analytical skills and collaboration skills
  • Strong work ethic with self-accountability for high-quality results
  • Positive attitude and perseverance in the face of challenges and/or changing circumstances
  • High-energy self-starter capable of completing a diverse workload within strict timelines
  • Absolute discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive information
  • Highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

  • Five (5) years of general accounting experience


  • Four (4) years in public accounting

  • BA/BS Bachelor''s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of internal control concepts and frameworks (e.g., COSO, COBIT)
  • Knowledge of current accounting (GAAP) and auditing standards
  • Travel up to 50%, including international destinations requiring a passport and/or visa

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • MS/MA Master''s Degree
  • Seven (7) years of professional experience
  • Four (4) years of managerial experience
What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!


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