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Internal Audit Lead

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

Accounting & Finance
Conshohocken, PA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing

We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented professional to join our organization as a Lead Internal Auditor. As the Internal Audit Lead, you will play a crucial role in evaluating and improving our internal control systems, risk management practices, and compliance with regulations and policies. You will lead audit engagements, assess risks, identify process inefficiencies, and provide valuable recommendations to enhance operational effectiveness. Responsible for leading internal audit projects which includes the planning, execution, and reporting of assigned internal audit work, sometimes on simultaneous audits. The incumbent must be available for extended hours as needed. This is an office hybrid role with a two day in-person expectation.

  • Plan, execute, and lead audits in accordance with established audit procedures and standards.

  • Assess risks within various business units or processes by conducting risk assessments and analyzing controls frameworks.

  • Develop comprehensive audit programs to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls.

  • Conduct interviews, gather supporting documentation, perform data analysis, and document observations during audit fieldwork.

  • Identify control deficiencies or process inefficiencies that may result in risks or non-compliance.

  • Prepare clear, concise, and well-supported workpapers documenting audit findings.

  • Assists the manager in the review of audit workpapers to ensure they are clear, complete, and well organized

  • Provide practical recommendations for improving controls effectiveness, reducing risks, enhancing operational efficiency, and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.

  • Collaborate closely with management to develop action plans addressing identified issues or deficiencies.

  • Works to ensure draft audit reports are developed timely and with high quality

  • Follow up on the implementation of management action plans to ensure timely resolution of identified issues.

  • Builds strong relationships with Cencora’s management and staff within assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Assists in providing ongoing feedback on work completion and performance to team members

  • Stay updated on industry trends, regulatory changes, emerging risks, and best practices related to internal auditing.

  • Assist in the development of policies, procedures, guidelines, and training materials related to internal audit activities.

  • Willing to travel up to 20% of the time

  • Perform other duties as assigned

What your background should look like

An undergraduate degree in Accounting or a related business discipline is required

Five (5) years minimum applicable audit experience, obtained from either internal audit or public accounting. Experience in pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotech is preferred but not required. An active professional certification in at least one area (e.g., CIA, CPA, CISA, CMA, etc.) is preferred.

  • Shows flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks, recommends allocating/re-allocating work across engagement team members when assigned, or stepping in to support execution, as appropriate

  • Strong knowledge of risks, process, and controls across financial, operational and compliance areas

  • Well-developed analytical, interpersonal, and communication (both written and verbal) skills

  • Innovative, out of the box thinker and adaptable to a changing environment

  • Strong project management, time management, and prioritization skills

  • Comfortable with leading-edge audit and risk assessment methodologies. Experience using data analytics tools a plus.

  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skill with the ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action.

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies: AmerisourceBergen Services Corporation

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned