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Requisition Number 18-0007
Post Date 1/29/2018
Title Associate Director - Internal Audit
City Westlake Village
State CA

MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) focuses on the development and commercialization of inhaled therapeutic products for patients with diseases such as diabetes and pulmonary arterial hypertension. MannKind is currently commercializing Afrezza® (insulin human) inhalation powder, the Company's first FDA-approved product and the only inhaled rapid-acting mealtime insulin in the United States, where it is available by prescription from pharmacies nationwide. MannKind is headquartered in Westlake Village, California, and has a state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Danbury, Connecticut. The Company also employs field sales and medical representatives across the U.S. For further information, visit www.mannkindcorp.com.


Position Summary:

The Associate Director, Internal Audit will head the Internal Audit Department and report to the Chief Financial Officer and indirectly to the Audit Committee Chair.  It is expected that the Associate Director, Internal Audit will gain a deep level of understanding in the accounting, internal controls and operations of MannKind enabling them to transition to a front-line role in the company in the future.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Determine and articulate the enterprise-wide risk assessment and internal control profile for the company and use this to determine/create the annual internal audit plan.
  • Design internal audit plans/programs addressing both accounting and internal control focus areas
  • Work effectively with the Controller’s team to enact accounting policies
  • Design effective risk management processes and controls
  • Assist external auditors with annual audit and SOX testing
  • Assist finance management with internal control narratives and walk-throughs
  • Provide value-added recommendations to improve internal controls and process efficiency
  • Perform ad-hoc audit reviews and report findings
  • Report audit progress and findings 4x per year to the Audit Committee

Education and Experience Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of Big 4 audit experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Bio-pharmaceutical experience a plus
  • Internal audit management experience in a public company a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


*Relocation assistance is not being offered for this position

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