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Manager, Internal Audit

Hartford, CT

Posted: 02/07/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 11282

Job Description

Manager, Internal Audit

Are you looking to transition out of public accounting and into a management role with a globally recognized company?  Our client is a publicly traded manufacturing company headquartered in Connecticut. Due to a recent promotion, they are currently seeking an individual to expand their internal audit team as they continue to grow.  This individual will play an integral role in working closely with the VP of Internal Audit on developing and executing the internal audit plan.  This is an opportunity to oversee the individual audit engagements including operation audits and Sox testing for both domestic and international operations.  This is a great opportunity for someone with 4-6 years' experience ready to make the change out of public accounting. Great comp package, bonus eligible, unlimited growth potential and other great perks!

  • Audit planning
  • Executing audit
  • Risk assessment 
  • Results reporting
  • Coach and develop audit staff
  • Assist VP of Audit in developing and executing audit plan
  • Oversee audit engagements and Sox testing

  • 4-6 years of relevant experience – Public Accounting experience - on Audit side, ideally with manufacturing clients
  • Research and conclude on complex accounting issues
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Knowledge of processes and procedures to create efficiencies
  • CPA preferred
  • Frequent travel – up to 50% (Mostly domestic but occasional international too)  is required


$110k - $140k, 10% bonus
Full benefits package - medical, dental, HSA, etc.
Retirement package


Meet Your Recruiter

Colin Paterson
Vice President, Accounting & Finance and Professional Services

Colin Paterson's journey from Central Connecticut State University to the world of recruiting is a testament to his determination to follow in his father's footsteps in the business world. With a strong competitive spirit cultivated through years of playing sports and a natural talent for building relationships, Colin seamlessly transitioned into the staffing industry.

With over 12 years of experience spanning diverse industries, including accounting/finance, administrative support, manufacturing/engineering/supply chain, and human resources, Colin has honed his expertise in connecting the right talent with the right opportunities.

In March 2017, Colin embarked on his career with J. Morrissey, and his dedication and strategic thinking quickly propelled him to the role of Vice President of Accounting/Finance and Administrative Support Group. In this capacity, he continues to make a significant impact, shaping the future of the company.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Colin is an avid traveler with a passion for exploring new places and cultures. While he may have come to terms with the fact that his aspirations of becoming a professional golfer will remain a hobby, his commitment to excellence and continuous growth remain unwavering.

Colin Paterson's story is a testament to the power of determination, competitive spirit, and building strong relationships to succeed in the business world.

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