Put the World on Vacation
At Travel + Leisure Co. our mission is simple: to put the world on vacation. We turn vacation inspiration into exceptional travel experiences through nearly 20 of the world’s leading travel brands under Wyndham Destinations, Panorama, and Travel + Leisure Co. Together we’re shaping the future of the travel industry by creating new possibilities for vacationers. That’s part of what makes our work fun and interesting. Every day is a chance to learn something new and influence the global business.
The Senior, Internal Auditor will be responsible for preparing, performing, and completing assignments, managing and performing tasks, contributing to the risk assessment evaluations, and preparing, performing and completing interim / roll-forward / year-end testing assignments to the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley 404 Program regulations.
The Senior, Internal Auditor will contribute to process level control evaluations for independent assurance projects, fraud investigations sourced from the Legal Ethics and Compliance team, prepare risk base reviews as requested by the Supervisory Auditor sourced from the audit committee approved annual internal audit plan.
The Senior, Internal Auditor will interact with Business and Information Technology process control owners to provide task level assignments and produce completed staff audit work.
The Senior, Internal Auditor must be able to work in a complex and dynamic business environment with the flexibility to work in different countries and in a multicultural environment.
The Senior, Internal Auditor will build and maintain relationships with management throughout the company in executing duties and learning the unique internal business processes.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Perform to completion certain components of the SOX 7-Phase proven methodology, COSO and ERM standards. Responsible for testing and reporting of the company’s Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR) program, including the monitoring and auditing the company’s compliance with established internal controls. Assist business with defining and implementing procedures to continuously monitor and assess the company’s control environment and keeping abreast of significant control issues, trends and developments. Including responsibility for preparing/updating process maps, risk and control matrix, and internal control documentation for all business processes/cycles.
Responsible for executing and completing the scope of the prepared the work plan, operating within the performance budget for each assurance audit and risk evaluation sourced from the audit committee approved annual audit plan.
Responsible for extensive use of Data Analytics, Data Mining, and Data Visualization on each internal audit assignment.
Regularly interact with various business functions, legal, and external auditors to coordinate activities to support various audit and review procedures and drive communication and collaboration.
Responsible to produce and ensure completeness, accuracy, and timely quality output. (5%)
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, and/or Data Science (Minimum);
Professional Certification requirements
CIA, CISA, CPA, and/or CFE certifications (minimum of 1 of the 4 certifications recommended within the first full 2 years of service in the Senior, Internal Audit role)
Knowledge and skills
Knowledge of the Travel, Leisure, and Hospitality business processes in its integrated parts around timeshare vacation ownership, exchange processing, closed user group variable pricing, mergers and acquisitions.
Knowledge and experience of SOX subject matter skills and performance results of past executed program reviews, including ability to prepare Risk and Controls Matrix, COSO principle evaluations including fraud risk and global risk assessment, ITCGs, and IT access and change control insight.
Verbal and written communication skills interacting and collaborating with all levels of management.
Effective collaboration between internal and external resources needed for rapid assessment and delivery of audit observations.
Ability to regularly interact with external auditors, co-source resources, and ability to contribute overtime focused on high quality analysis and results. Coordinate between internal / external resources within the project scope.
Capable to execute components of SOX 7-Phase proven methodology to independently drive effective construction management’s assessment of financial reporting of internal controls to identify potential gaps for remediation.
Capable to use the internal audit technology tool to execute task level audit activities, record keeping and reporting.
Capable to contribute to the evaluation of Information Technology risk and control assessments.
Capable to regularly use of Data Analytics scripts, software, and program design to integrate in all internal audit projects within the audit project scope.
Capable to become certified in the Institute of Internal Auditors Internal Professional Practice Framework including the attribute standard and performance standards of the internal audit function.
Minimum of 1-3 years of internal/external audit, compliance and risk management or related experience.
Minimum of 2 years of experience evaluating the design and effectiveness of processes and controls over financial reporting, operational functions, and compliance regulations.
Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in the Hospitality, Transportation, or Logistic industry background.
Unless there is a legal requirement, experience will be accepted for the education requirement.
A Place for Everyone
Hospitality is at the heart of all we do at Travel + Leisure Co., including how we treat each member of our growing community. Here, you’ll find a team that’s inclusive, values diversity, and is built on a foundational respect for people from all over the world.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org, including the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.
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