Senior Internal Audit Manager

Job Description

Job Description

About Lumen

Lumen is at the forefront of global connectivity, driving business growth by seamlessly connecting people, data, and applications. We foster a culture rooted in teamwork, trust, and transparency, empowering our employees to drive progress.

Lumen’s dedication to workplace inclusion and employee support is exemplary. We’ve earned a spot on Newsweek’s 2024 Greatest Workplaces for Diversity list and maintained a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for five consecutive years. Additionally, we’re the leading employer in the communications and telecom industry, ranking 12th overall in The American Opportunity Index.

We seek top-tier talent, offering the flexibility needed to thrive and make a lasting impact. Join us in digitally connecting the world and shaping the future.

The Role

As a Senior Internal Audit Manager, you will conduct multiple, concurrent audit and advisory projects to evaluate the effectiveness of the company’s internal financial and operational processes and controls.

Internal Audit at Lumen aims to support the Audit Committee and management with objective risk-based assurance and advisory services to enhance operations. You will gain unique insights into various business processes across our global technology company, engage with leadership, and use data and analytics to assess daily business processes and identify significant business and customer impacts.


This is a fully remote position within the United States. Lumen will provide all necessary equipment for the role.

Main Responsibilities

  • Oversee multiple audit teams daily, ensuring effective and efficient audit results through work paper reviews and assisting staff with complex audit areas.
  • Participate in risk assessment activities and implement the audit strategy and annual plan for assigned audit topics.
  • Lead audit planning activities, including data analysis, and develop risk-based audit objectives and procedures.
  • Communicate with business process owners to document risks, controls, and audit area processes.
  • Manage audit schedules and track against budgeted hours.
  • Report to internal audit leadership on testing status, audit issues, and deadlines.
  • Prepare and present audit reports to process owners and business leadership.
  • Ensure agreed-upon action plans are implemented by following up with business partners.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with business areas to understand changes in processes and their impact on the control environment.
  • Work in a team environment to achieve department goals, maintaining knowledge, skills, experience, and certifications as required by the Internal Audit Charter.
  • Coach and provide feedback to audit team members.

What We Look For in a Candidate


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related business discipline.
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in internal audit, external audit, risk consulting, or industry accounting.
  • Experience managing and working in teams on financial or operational audits or consulting projects.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with business partners.
  • Excellent problem-solving, multitasking, and prioritization skills to meet deadlines.
  • Aptitude for critical thinking in complex situations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with audit software like HighBond.


  • Experience with large accounting firms or large companies.
  • CPA, CISA, and/or CIA certification.


Starting salary varies based on the employee’s primary work location. Employees typically start below the top of the range, with compensation depending on individual qualifications.