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Sr. Manager, IT Internal Audit in Woodcliff Lake, NJ at Party City Holdings Inc.

Date Posted: 5/29/2023

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    At least 8 year(s)
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    $0.00 - $0.00 per hour

Job Description

Company Overview:

Party City Holdco Inc. (PCHI) is a global leader in the celebrations industry, with its offerings spanning more than 70 countries around the world. PCHI is also the largest vertically integrated designer, manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of party goods in North America.

PCHI team members demonstrate a daily commitment to the company's Brand Purpose: to inspire joy by making it easy for customers to create unforgettable memories.

PCHI operates across multiple businesses within its Retail Division and Consumer Products Division. On the retail side, Party City ( is the leading omnichannel retailer in the celebrations category, operating more than 800 company-owned and franchise stores, as well as Halloween City ( seasonal pop-up stores. The Consumer Products Division includes design and manufacturing entities Amscan, an industry leader in celebration décor, tableware, costumes, and accessories, and Anagram, the global market leader in foil balloons.  

PCHI is headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. with additional locations throughout the Americas and Asia.    

 Job Overview:

We are seeking a candidate for the Manager, Internal Audit position. This individual will design and execute internal audits including risk evaluation, testing, communicating results to senior and executive leadership, preparing audit reports, as well as assisting with IA's annual risk assessments, annual plan and other IA group initiatives.

This role offers the opportunity to learn about the Company's various businesses and operations and can lead to career opportunities outside and within the IA department. This individual will have a high level of interaction with senior leadership, officers as well as with the Company's other assurance functions. This position will report to the Senior Director of Internal Audit. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and be ready to hit the ground running.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Execute tests of IT general controls and application controls to support the Company's assessment of internal controls over financial reporting as required under Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX)
  • Provide Business and IT management with guidance on IT risk management matters, particularly on application and infrastructure.
  • Conduct audits or lead audit teams in performance of IT audits and reviews of systems, applications and IT processes.
    • Perform pre and post- implementation reviews of system implementations or enhancements.
    • Develop, build & implement tools to analyze data to improve audit efficiency and effectiveness, (including for risk assessments). Ultimately be a source for analytics that business units adopt to provide business insights or for continuous auditing.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the IT Risk Assessment under the oversight of the IA Director; including areas internal audit should focus.
  • Aid in the preparation of report results to executives and Audit Committee.
    • Perform various other reviews of IT management policies and procedures such as change management, business continuity planning/ disaster recovery and information security to ensure that controls surrounding these processes are adequate.
  • Interact with various levels of management to obtain understanding of processes, risk and controls
  • Facilitate the sharing of best practices across the Company's entities
  • Work collaboratively and develop strong relationships with business units, operational executives, and managers
  • Coordinate with the Company's other internal and external assurance providers
    • Contribute to IA's annual risk assessment and plan development.
    • Display teamwork, integrity and leadership
    • Maintain adequate focus on personal growth; proactively seek relevant education and training.


Job Requirements

Skills Required:


  • Ability to 'think outside the box' and evaluate processes to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Data analysis capabilities and experience with Global Risk and Compliance (GRC) software preferred
  • Basic to intermediate audit analytics techniques, methods, and tools such as Tableau, IDEA, Excel and Microsoft Access.
  • Experience auditing various infrastructure platforms (Windows, Linux, Oracle, SQL Server)
  • Understanding of information security standards, best practices for securing computer systems, and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Prior position in IT Governance/IT Audit – internal audit or external auditing firm.
  • Experience with IT Operations desirable.
  • Recognized accounting/auditing/information system certifications (e.g. CPA, CISA, CIA,CISSP)
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; strong analytical abilities; capability to maintain composure under pressure; detail-oriented and organized; employs a proactive approach to problem-solving and the overall execution of job responsibilities
  • Big Four Accounting Firm experience



  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or Computer Science
  • Minimum 8+ years of relevant experience with a IT background.
  • Expert knowledge of internal auditing, internal controls, risk management, and finance and accounting practices and method
  • Comprehensive understanding of internal control environments within the IT function.

Expected Salary Range: $100,000 - $125,000

The salary range offered for this position is a good faith description of the expected salary range this role will pay. PCHI reserves the right to pay more or less than the stated range based on a variety of factors such as experience, geography, etc.

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