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Posted April 19th

Senior Manager, Internal Audit

New York, New York

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Pernod Ricard USA



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Posted April 19th

Senior Manager, Internal Audit

New York, New York






Full Time

Position Title: Senior Manager, Internal Audit

Location: New York, NY

At Pernod Ricard, your safety and well-being are our top priority. Pernod Ricard Policy requires that all PRUSA employees (regardless of work location or remote status) must be fully vaccinated (at least two weeks after last vaccine dose) as a condition of employment, and proof of vaccination will be required. The Company will grant reasonable accommodations based on a medical or religious reason preventing vaccination, or as otherwise required by state law.

Who are we?

Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

Working at Pernod Ricard

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.


Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

Pernod Ricard USA offers an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • Product allowance to enjoy on Pernod Ricard products
  • Competitive paid Time Off Plan + Well Being Days
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • BetterUp Care wellness benefits

  • And much, much more! For more information regarding our offerings, please visit :

    * Pernod Ricard USA is anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

    * Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

    Position Summary

    The Internal Audit department works proactively with the organization to mitigate risk and provide assurance on the effectiveness of internal controls, while also providing meaningful insights and solutions to improve business processes.

    The Internal Audit Senior Manager will report to the Internal Audit Senior Director and serve as a value-added resource in designing and executing assurance responsibilities to help the organization achieve its objectives. The candidate will be responsible for overseeing the projects and development of the Manager on the Internal Audit team. The candidate will collaborate with the Internal Audit team to achieve the goals of the annual audit plan. The candidate will build relationships with teams across the organization and develop meaningful recommendations to improve and simplify business processes. The candidate will have a hands-on approach and be involved in all aspects of audit projects, from planning to execution. The candidate will play a key role in ensuring processes are relevant and consistently applied in accordance with corporate and compliance standards.

    The Internal Audit Senior Manager shall be bound by the Code of Ethics as defined by the Institute of Internal Auditors as well as the organization's Code of Ethics with respect to maintaining confidentiality, objectivity, integrity and competence in its accumulation and use of all company data and records.

    Major Responsibilities

  • Leads and develops all phases of audit projects, ensuring risks are considered and addressed, and compliance and quality standards are met.
  • Independently advises on special project Steering Committees to ensure risks are considered and addressed, and compliance and quality standards are met.
  • Partners with senior management to identify risks, develop action plans and monitor the issue tracking and resolution process.
  • Prepares clear, concise reporting of findings which communicate complicated technical issues in business terms.
  • Responsible for the training and professional development of the Manager of Internal Audit, including reviewing Manager's testing of controls, assessing results and providing meaningful recommendations for improvement.
  • Advises the business by understanding the organization's structure, policies, processes, internal controls and external regulations.
  • Continuously looks for opportunities to improve, by simplifying processes and developing better ways of working with different teams across the organization.
  • Makes recommendations that can be effectively implemented by management given the existing business, control risks and other cost/benefit considerations.
  • Identifies and assesses risk and internal controls, evaluates manual and automated processes, identifies process weaknesses, inefficiencies and operational issues.
  • Significantly contributes towards building Internal Audit's knowledge, technical tools and capabilities at the individual and team level.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending professional association workshops, reviewing professional publications and maintaining/obtaining relevant certifications.

  • Requirements

    Experience / Background:

  • Minimum of 8+ years of internal audit/external audit experience.
  • Advisory-related or risk management experience a plus.
  • Industry experience desirable.

  • Education / Certification:

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Business Analysis, or related field.
  • Recognized accounting/information system/auditing certification required: CPA, CISA, CIA and/or CISSP

  • Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with ability to effectively communicate at all levels;
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities;
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships, but also challenge the business, when necessary;
  • Strong business process knowledge combined with an ability to identify opportunities for process improvements;
  • Demonstrated experience with internal controls framework, development of test and remediation plans, communication tools and compliance reporting;
  • Thorough approach with high level of accuracy;
  • Must be able to conduct themselves discreetly when handling confidential information;
  • Driven, motivated, with a positive mindset and ability to adapt;
  • Accountable and takes responsibility for own outputs;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Excel, PowerPoint, Visio & Word. Experience with Power BI desirable.

  • Work will be performed in a typical office environment, with occasional travel required.

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    New York, New York