Director, Internal Audit

Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, MA, USA
10 Jan 2019
12 Jan 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.


Internal Audit is a developing function at the Firm.  The opportunity exists to enhance the impact and value of the group under the leadership of an individual who can deliver commercial solutions to complex risk and control issues.  The Director must strike the right balance between the authoritative remit of the audit practice and the risk and control advisor role in a complex, global organization. The Director will collaborate extensively with business and risk management teams and be the senior audit leader across all risk, governance and oversight bodies globally.

The duties of the Director of Internal Audit will include but not be limited to the following:
  • Global head of the Internal Audit function
  • Continually evaluate opportunities to modify the audit team's approach, resource deployment and areas of focus to align with the Firm's top risk reduction priorities
  • Develop productive partnerships with senior management across the firm
  • Champion a culture of continuous learning across risk disciplines with regard to the Firm's operations and technology platforms as well as the industry standards for audit and risk management
  • Implement an industry accepted, globally integrated and risk-based audit plan
  • Develop a recognized expertise in control design and adhoc risk and control special projects
  • Lead numerous initiatives in parallel utilizing strong risk and resource prioritization
  • Member of the Risk Services leadership team

  • 15+ years professional experience, preferably within the financial services industry
  • Risk and control professional with substantial audit experience preferred
  • Strong analytical, risk management and problem-solving skills
  • Refined influencing skills required to generate senior sponsorship for Internal Audit's key objectives
  • Ability to increase the value of the audit function by translating control improvement objectives into commercial process and technology transformation opportunities
  • Ability to lead and develop the Internal Audit team; talent magnet
  • Experience leading presentations on controls and risk matters to boards and senior management

  • BS/BA degree required in accounting, finance, economics, information technology or other relevant business field of study
  • Advanced degree - MBA, MSF, MIS a plus
  • Professional certifications: CPA, CIA, CISA, CFA, CFE, CRMA, CAMS all pluses
  • Excellent project management skills are essential, PMP or equivalent is a plus

Director, Internal Audit


100 Federal Street

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .

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