• Manager, Internal Audit

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Requisition ID 2018-3067
    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Overview

    A Brand That's What's Now

    Express is the sexy, sophisticated lifestyle fashion brand for every occasion: work, weekends, or nights on the town.  Our brand is what's new and what's now for young fashion-forward men and women.  We have more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as franchise stores in Latin America.  We also have a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com that allows our customers to shop whenever and wherever they like.  


    A Workplace To Match

    We think you'll like it here. 

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, and casual work environment. Working at Express is much more than the 9 to 5. It is an opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest individuals in the fashion business doing work they are passionate about.  This is the Express Life and we’re always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!



    The manager of internal audit is responsible for planning and executing internal audit engagements, managing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance activities and consulting with the business on new system implementations and business process changes.  The manager is responsible for supervising and developing internal audit staff and co-sourced providers.


    The position reports to the Chief Audit Executive, who reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.  The role has significant exposure to senior management throughout the organization.  In addition, the manager works closely with partners and managers from the external audit provider.


    Essential Requirements


    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required, advanced degree an asset
    • Certifications: Either Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification required; (Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification is highly desirable)
    • Minimum of 5 years of auditing experience, including staff supervision responsibilities, preferably in public accounting (public company experience desired) or in the specialty retail industry
    • Limited travel


    Preferred Requirements (skills and abilities)


    • Strong understanding of risk-based audit planning and execution
    • Strong accounting background (technical accounting experience) and financial audit concepts
    • Experience with information technology and use data analytics to perform audits
    • Ability to work effectively in a diverse fast-placed, dynamic, team oriented environment
    • Ability to balance multiple projects and establish and meet timelines
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively and concisely communicate with senior management
    • Ability to manage a diverse team of highly qualified individuals and enjoy identifying and providing development opportunities  
    • Excellent at building relationships with colleagues and peers



    As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.



    Notification to AgenciesPlease note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.


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