Manager - Operations (Global)



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Job Description

The Internal Audit team is hiring for an experienced Audit Manager.

The Audit Manager at Cboe will provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve Cboe’s operations, as a member of the third line of defense. This role is primarily responsible for driving and carrying out the planning and performance of business operations, compliance, regulatory and financial (Sarbanes-Oxley or “SOX”) internal audit projects, applying the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (IIA) standards, and department guidelines.

The other key responsibility of the successful candidate is driving the Internal Audit Department’s continuous improvement initiatives including, but not limited to, risk assessment and audit plan development, data analytics, agile auditing, and integration of the global internal audit plan.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Drives or carries out the upfront risk-based project planning, including the definition of audit scope, audit objectives, and other project planning considerations.
  • Develops or oversees the development of an audit testing work program, aligned with the key risks identified during initial planning stages.
  • Develops and owns stakeholder communication and project engagement plan.
  • Performs or overseas the performance of audit testing procedures which may include conducting interviews to understand the business process, sources of business risk, and documents this understanding in the audit work program. Analyzes results of testing to identify control weaknesses or opportunities to enhance business processes.
  • Anticipate and proactively address project issues or concerns, and elevate as appropriate, applying thoughtful judgement.
  • Analyzes results of testing to identify control weaknesses or opportunities to enhance business processes.
  • Develops and maintain high trust relationships across the internal audit team and with management / senior management.
  • Assists with or carries out the development of the audit project deliverables and communicates results to stakeholders.
  • Monitors the status and resolution of open audit issues and action plans in order to provide ongoing assurance that audit issues are appropriately and timely addressed by management.
  • Actively supports the Department’s regulatory Internal Audit requirements
  • Innovate and enhance the internal audit department practices
  • Demonstrates an ongoing curiosity of Cboe’s business environment including operations, regulation, technology and financial risks and seeks out training opportunities to maintain skills.
  • Drives or carries out the performance of multiple projects concurrently to ensure they are effectively planned, coordinated, and reported on; anticipates project constraints or issues, and communicate proactively to the Chief Audit Executive or others, as appropriate.
  • Work with staff to develop performance goals, and provides timely and constructive feed in alignment with Cboe’s HR practices.
  • Periodic Travel to Chicago, New York, Kansas City or other office locations.

The ideal candidate has:

  • Operational Audit Manager candidates should possess a strong background in business process, financial, and compliance auditing techniques.
  • Possessing one or more of the following certifications: CPA, Chartered Accountant, CIA, CISA, CFE or related certifications.
  • Experience leading multiple projects.
  • Public accounting or internal audit experience at a public company.
  • IT Audit Manager candidates should posses a strong background in software development, change management, IT operations and information security processes and frameworks.
  • Years of Work Experience: 8-10 years in internal/external audit or related fields which include people management, experience leading project teams, and managing multiple projects and team concurrently.
  • Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a similar field.

You’ll really stand out with

  • Securities industry experience, including clearing and settlement services
  • Experience supporting testing for Sarbanes-Oxley.

Benefits and Perks

We value the total wellbeing of our people – including health, financial, personal and social wellness. We believe standard benefits like health insurance and fair pay are a given at any organization. Still, you should know we offer:

  • Fair and competitive salary and incentive compensation packages with an upside for overachievement
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, personal days, sick days and annual community service days
  • Flexible, hybrid work environment, where you choose where and how you work
  • Health, dental and vision benefits, including access to telemedicine and mental health services
  • 2:1 401(k) match, up to 8% match immediately upon hire
  • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Tax Savings Accounts for health, dependent and transportation
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Volunteer opportunities to help you give back to your communities

Some of our employees’ favorite benefits and perks include:

  • Complimentary lunch, snacks and coffee in any Cboe office
  • Paid Tuition assistance and education opportunities
  • Generous charitable giving company match
  • Paid parental leave and fertility benefits
  • On-site gyms and discounts to other fitness centers

More About Cboe Global Markets

We’re reimagining the future of the workplace by focusing on what matters most, our people. Our journey is an inclusive one. We’re investing deeply in leadership programs and career development initiatives that ensure everyone has an equal chance to succeed. We celebrate the diversity in our communities, inside and out, and welcome new perspectives with equity, inclusion and belonging.

We work with purpose, solving problems with ingenuity, collaboration, and a lot of passion. We’re an engaged and excited team connecting markets across borders and embracing growth in all its forms to achieve incredible outcomes.

Learn more about life at Cboe on our website and LinkedIn.

As required by the New York City Human Rights Law, Cboe provides a reasonable range of minimum base salary for roles that may be performed in New York City. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to geographic location, skill set, level of experience, etc. For New York City only, the range of starting base salary for this role is $108,000-$178,000. Additional incentive compensation and benefits may be available.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees’ differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status.


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