Director of Internal Audit

Mister Car Wash
Tucson, Arizona, us
May 03, 2021
May 05, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Mister Car Wash is rewriting the rules of the car wash industry. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, we are an industry leader and the world's largest and fastest growing car wash company, operating over 340 car wash locations in 21 states!

We're currently seeking a Director of Internal Audit to join our Headquarters team!

Summary of Position

The Director of Internal Audit will be responsible for providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight designed to enhance and protect organizational value. Your leadership expertise will be paramount, as you will spearhead the Company's Internal Audit function including the Internal Audit Plan, Sarbanes-Oxley, and Enterprise Risk Management. Your day-to-day may include improving processes, monitoring progress and designing audits to evaluate the Company's strengths and the processes employed by management to effectively identify and manage risk. Your role is integral to the oversight and evaluation of internal control over financial reporting. Overtime, this role will be responsible to build and mentor the internal audit team.

Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's internal audit function to deliver value-added services to the organization
  • Serve as a strategic partner to executive management regarding organizational change, particularly from the perspective of governance, risk, and compliance
  • Participate on the Risk Committee with oversight of information security, records information management, enterprise application software, business continuity/disaster recovery, insurance, litigation/claims, and compliance

Team Development and Leadership
  • Provide leadership, mentorship, and coaching to successfully grow and develop the team
  • Establish credibility and organizational trust to cultivate and inspire a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement with a commitment to maintaining high standards of integrity and professionalism
  • Lead change management strategies and plans as needed within the department and broader organization

Internal Audit Function
  • Develop and maintain the Internal Audit Charter
  • Supervise the work of the auditors as well as engage and manage co-sourcing and external audit relationships for Sarbanes-Oxley and Internal Audit projects
  • Present findings and recommendations to the Audit Committee and actively monitor audit related remediation and management action plans
  • Keep Audit Committee informed of all significant, relevant concerns impacting the Committee's responsibilities or the responsibilities of the Internal Audit department

  • Develop and implement Sarbanes-Oxley compliance best practices
  • Interpret changes in the regulatory environment (e.g., SEC, PCAOB) or industry frameworks (e.g., COSO) and provide recommendations to meet those requirements and improve business processes
  • Develop the Sarbanes-Oxley risk assessment including COSO 2013 evaluation
  • Supervise and review the maintenance of the Sarbanes-Oxley risk control matrices which map internal controls to related control objectives and financial statement and disclosure assertions
  • Report to senior management, external auditors, and the Audit Committee regarding approach, timing, and performance as well as identified deficiencies

Enterprise Risk Management
  • Develop and implement enterprise risk management best practices
  • Facilitate the identification and evaluation of risks
  • Coordinate enterprise risk management activities
  • Maintain the enterprise risk management framework
  • Report annually, or as requested, to the Board of Directors on enterprise risk management

Internal Audit Plan
  • Leverage the enterprise risk assessment and framework to drive the development of the Internal Audit Plan
  • Design audits to evaluate the Company's strengths and the processes employed by management to effectively identify and manage risk
  • Ensure identified audit findings have been vetted with appropriate management
  • Provide value added recommendations to improve processes
  • Ensure audit results are presented in a clear and concise manner
  • Monitor progress to ensure corrective actions are implemented timely
  • Evaluate specific operations at the request of the Audit Committee or management, as requested.
  • Communicate results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and/or oral presentations to management and the Audit Committee

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 8 or more years professional audit experience with 5 years previous supervisory experience
  • Previous experience working with Audit Committees and Boards of Director
  • Experience with a Big 4 accounting firm strongly preferred
  • CPA, CIA, or CISA certification preferred
  • Strategic, creative, and critical thinker with the ability to synthesize complex information and conceptualize solutions
  • Ability to establish effective business relationships within the organization. Skills in dealing with people, understanding human relations, and maintaining satisfactory relationships with engagement clients. A history of building and maintaining a solid network and excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Outstanding communications skills, including presenting to, advising and educating executive leadership and Board of Directors. Must be able to convey complicated topics and issues in a straightforward and concise manner, and be able to tailor communication style to the audience including such matters as engagement objectives, evaluations, conclusions, and recommendations
  • A quick learner that displays excellent judgment and problem-solving skills which enable timely and appropriately risk balanced advice and guidance
  • A team player who displays self-confidence, encourages collaboration, and establishes credibility that earns organizational trust from superiors and peers who can find common ground in solving problems
  • Extensive experience with risk-based internal auditing and annual planning
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SOX 404 regulations and compliance
  • In-depth knowledge of manual and automated systems of internal control
  • Proficiency in applying internal audit standards, procedures, and techniques in performing engagements
  • Proficiency in applying accounting principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of key information technology risks and controls and available technology-based audit techniques
  • Understanding of management principles to recognize and evaluate the materiality and significance of deviations from good business practices
  • Demonstrated integrity and commitment to the highest ethical standards and personal values
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and SharePoint.
  • Knowledge of VBA, Excel Macros, SQL, data analytics, Microsoft Visio and data visualization a plus

Mister Car Wash provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. We participate in the E-Verify system nationwide