Pitney Bowes Director, Audit & Advisory Services in Shelton, Connecticut

About the Opportunity

As a Director, Audit and Advisory Services, North America at Pitney Bowes, you thrive on business results and you deliver with precision. You see opportunities where others see challenges.

Build. Deploy. Bridge. Grow.

In this role, you’ll join our Audit and Advisory Services team in Shelton, CT and report to Vice President & General Auditor. You will be responsible for executing the strategy set by the Vice President & General Auditor (“VP & GA”) in providing Internal Audit and Advisory services to the Company’s North American operations encompassing all business units, shared services and corporate functions. Duties encompass continuous risk assessment by ongoing discussions with a network of business unit and corporate management, scheduling assignments for North America, reviewing in detail the assignments planning ensuring the identification of risks, planning audit steps to test controls mitigating such risks, the adequacy of fieldwork by the manager and audit team and presenting a report to the VP & GA, ready for broad distribution after reaching agreement on it with the management group being reviewed, including subsequent follow up of corrective action. The Director will assist with the preparation of material required to issue to Executive Management and the Board or its Committees. The Director is expected to work extremely closely with Technology and International A&AS groups.


  • Assists VP & GA in developing the annualaudit plan. Ensures that auditassignments are carried out in accordance with departmental protocols, IIAInternational Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, andGenerally Accepted Auditing Standards

  • Performs detail risk assessments of businessprocesses and operations that serve as the basis for the annual audit program

  • Develops and executes a comprehensive auditprogram for each assignment (based on engagement risk) that encompasses theadequacy of the systems of internal controls, reliability of financialinformation, safeguarding of assets, compliance with established policies andprocedures, and adherence to state and federal regulations. Selectively reviewsengagement documentation and ensures that audit assignments are completedwithin established time budgets

  • Reviews and evaluates accounting and businessprocesses requiring a more thorough understanding of complex financial issues

  • Develops ongoing communication with businessmanagement in order to keep abreast of major issues facing the company andfocus audit resources on areas of highest risk

  • Reviews, edits, and recommends to the VP &GA the publication of audit reports, together with a report rating andestablishes target dates for corrective action

  • Appraises the adequacy of action taken bymanagement to correct reported deficiencies.Performs periodic reviews with management on actions consideredinadequate or incomplete until there has been a satisfactory resolution

  • Furnishes the VP & GA with periodic reportsof audits completed, in progress, special assignments, and staff related issues

  • Assists all staff in the formation of theirdevelopment plans, monitors progress against performance objectives, providesfeedback, identifies career-path and job opportunities for staff as they arise

  • Works closely and fosters cooperation onassignments with the Technology and International A&AS groups within thefunction

  • May be required to lead or conduct specialinvestigative or consultative work assigned by the General Auditor of aconfidential nature. Performs other duties as assigned

  • High level of competency in GAAP and IIAauditing standards coupled with excellent understanding of business concepts,processes and operations in a manufacturing, software and equipment leasingenvironments.

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, oral andwritten communication skills are required, along with the ability to manage andprioritize multiple projects.

  • A degree of understanding and workingproficiency of data analytics, information technology, application controls(automated controls testing) is required.

  • Minimum 8-10 years related experience with a CPA(or CPA equivalent overseas) and/or CIA required; additionally, an MBA preferred.

  • Travel Requirements (domestic &international) about 10% - 15%.

The Team

At Pitney Bowes, our passionate and ambitious team delivers innovations that help clients navigate the complex and always evolving world of commerce: from helping them use data to market to the best customers, to enabling the sending of parcels and packages efficiently, to securing payments through statements and invoices. In everything, we do, we deliver accuracy and precision to drive meaningful impact.

Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

W/M/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBT areencouraged to apply.

All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link. 

Job: Finance

Title: Director, Audit & Advisory Services

Location: CT-Shelton

Requisition ID: 166839