Manager of Internal Audit

Legend Biotech

Legend Biotech

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops and manufactures novel cell therapies globally


Mid, Senior

Somerset County, NJ, USA

Required Skills
SAP Products
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college / university required
  • Masters, MBA, or CPA, CIA, CISA, CISM strongly preferred
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in auditing (combination of internal and/or external)
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) is required
  • Experience with operational audits is required
  • Experience in Public Accounting is preferred
  • Experience in the industries of pharmaceutical, life science, biotech is strongly preferred
  • Experience in manufacturing is strongly preferred
  • Experience in SAP is preferred
  • Experience in any of the following: risk assessment, data analytics tools (Galvanize/Diligent and ACL) is preferred
  • Excel/Word/PowerPoint capability required
  • Experience working with audit and data analytics
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP & IFRS and IIA standards is required
  • Manage audit risk assessment and develop risk based and value adding audit program via planning and scoping.
  • Manage audit lifecycle from audit planning to audit reporting to meet audit objectives and to ensure compliant, effective and efficient processes and controls are in place:
  • Interview key process owners to assess business processes and the maturity of their control environments.
  • Leverage data analysis in risk assessment and execution of audits.
  • Execute and manage testing procedures that address high risk areas in scope in accordance with Legend Internal Audit and IIA Standards.
  • Identify control gaps, improvement opportunities, and value-added recommendations to strengthen and improve the control environment.
  • Evaluate the risk and potential business impact of identified deficiencies.
  • Document audit workpapers with reperformance standards to include test attributes, associated risks, test conclusions, and opportunities for process improvement.
  • Align audit findings with process owners and operationalize remediation plans.
  • Perform and document walkthroughs and tests of controls to evaluate the effectiveness of the Company’s SOX 404 program.
  • Track identified audit deficiencies/observations and ensure the completion of audit remediations.
  • Collaborate with and help educate process owners on the importance of maintaining strong controls.
  • Build strong relationship with business functions and act as trusted business partner to provide expert insights in the areas of operational audits and SOX audits where the incumbent will review, evaluate and recommend actions to improve control and risk management.
  • Assist department management, including, but not limited to, training and coaching senior and junior auditors. Responsible to prepare evaluations for junior and senior auditor on their projects and will plan an integral part in setting goals and performance objectives

Company Stage


Total Funding



Franklin Township, New Jersey



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth