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Director, NGB Audit

Colorado Springs, CO, USA | TeamWork Online

  • Industry:
    Media / Entertainment
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
    General Management
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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The Director, NGB Audit leads the USOPC’s efforts to ensure NGB adherence to the membership obligations set forth in the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act, USOPC Bylaws, and other USOPC policies (collectively the “Requirements”).The Director’s primary goal, both directly and through NGB Audit staff, is to achieve the creation of more efficient and effective processes that will facilitate improvement of sustainable organizations and athletic successes.

The NGB Audit team ensures NGB adherence to the Requirements by: 1) performing financial analysis of NGB financial capabilities; 2) recommending improvements identified through audits; and 3) conducting reviews to ensure that implementation of certain management action plans are operational and sustainable.The Director reports formally to the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, and reports periodically to the Audit Committee on Audit activities, including action plans and audit results.

Duties & Responsibilities

Direct both the long-term and day-to-day operations of all NGB Audit functions. Establish and maintain the policies, procedures, and standards used in accomplishing departmental tasks, adhering to the IIA’s International Professional Practices Framework when possible.

Develop and implement the strategic plan, operating plan, and performance metrics for the NGB Audit function. Lead the development and communication of the department’s vision, mission, and results to all appropriate stakeholders.

Gather feedback from key constituents while using a risk-based approach to develop an annual and long-term audit plan. Oversee team to execute the plan and gather additional feedback.

Communicate audit findings to NGB & Organizational Compliance team to ensure findings are accounted for in team’s strategy, ongoing monitoring, and training. Report audit results to executive and senior management, Board of Directors, and Audit Committee as necessary.

Lead the NGB audit process, including assessing financial capabilities (including but not limited to spending of USOPC funds), due process, athlete representation, and athlete safety.

Prepare departmental budget and ensure compliance with budget levels.

Manage the NGB Audit staff, including selection of work assignments, performance appraisals, staff leadership, and mentoring. Provide informal ongoing feedback and formal quarterly feedback and developing professional development plans.

Review and approve purpose, scope, and procedures for all audits. Review and approve work papers and drafts of audit reports prepared by staff.

Formulate appropriate management action plans to address audit findings, and issue final audit reports.

Coordinate with the Chair of the Audit Committee and the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer to ensure that all risks are appropriately considered in the audit schedule.

Evaluate the adequacy of NGB actions in response to audit recommendations. Conduct scheduled follow-ups on audit recommendations, confirm completion, and refer unsatisfactory completion to the NGB & Organizational Compliance team, the Certification Verification Group, and other internal stakeholders as necessary.

Collaborate with Internal Audit team on issues identified within USOPC that may affect or be present within NGBs.

Conduct special examinations at the request of USOPC management.

Coordinate audit activities with external auditors as needed. Serve as primary point of contact for external auditors and/or other vendors.

Participate in continuing education related to new legislation, regulatory requirements and expectations, industry developments, as well as professional development, best practices, and latest techniques within audit profession.

Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Minimum Qualifications Required


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related quantitative field

Licensure & Certification:

Professional certification as CPA or CIA


7-10 years of experience in Finance areas such as Accounting, Auditing, Planning and Analysis

Experience in Big Four public accounting or experience in a large corporate setting preferred

Proven managerial and team leadership experience


Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Word, PowerPoint, and Excel skills

Excellent organization skills

Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality, to perform duties with utmost discretion, and to act with complete integrity

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills

Excellent judgement in managing highly sensitive and confidential information

Ability to interact with professional maturity with individuals outside of the organization, at all levels and from all backgrounds

Attention to detail

Skilled in writing concise, logical, and analytical correspondence and reports

Tools, Equipment, & Conditions

 Standard office equipment

Office environment in multi-story building on multi-building site

Occasional domestic travel and international travel

Regular attendance at work is an essential job function

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