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Internal Audit Manager

New York, NY
July 27, 2021

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Jennifer Hertz · 516-***-**** · 3890 Sally Lane, Oceanside, NY 11572


Binghamton University State University of New York, School of Management August 2013 – May 2014

Master of Science in Accounting

Cumulative GPA: 3.7 / 4.00

Binghamton University State University of New York, School of Management

Bachelor of Science in Accounting August 2010 – May 2013

GPA: 3.7/4.0 · Magna Cum Laude · Accounting Honors · Dean’s List: Spring 2012, Spring 2011


Natixis Investment Managers, New York, NY (Boston, Massachusetts) Internal Audit Manager and Strategic Initiatives Support, North America May 2019 – Present

Manage audit engagement teams, performing timely review and providing constructive feedback

Lead audit engagements covering functions including risk assessments, audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, audit report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure

Work closely with colleagues in the early identification of emerging issues and ensure timely reporting to Senior Management and business stakeholders

Responsible for making recommendations to continuously improve audit practices and methodology based on knowledge of best practices, industry standards and regulations, and opportunities for alignment with the Group, and provide guidance to the team

Proactively monitor for changes to industry and regulatory requirements, guidance, and pronouncements

Manage the improvement of audit tools (and co-lead the implementation of TeamMate+) in coordination with the Paris based IA function

Oversee co-sourcing IA Partner (including internal audits/ other assessments such as investment risk assessments and Volcker Testing)

Manage the IA reporting function (CUSO, Compliance, Risk, and Internal Controls Committee, Funds Board) and quarterly IA continuous monitoring

Manage the follow up of implementation of internal audit and regulator recommendations

Coordinate training needs based on methodology enhancements, industry best practices, and results of quality reviews and observations

Support the Head of Internal Audit in the annual Internal Audit budget process

Manage documentation requests in connection with external quality assurance review and regulatory exams

Ernst & Young, LLP, New York, NY FSO Advisory Risk Assurance Senior Associate (Financial Services) January 2016 – May 2019

Clients include: Natixis Investment Managers, Grayscale, Apollo Investment Corporation, World Gold Council, MUFG Union Bank, N.A.,

Performed Internal Audit reviews to identify risks, reviewed internal controls and assessed the effectiveness of controls at Natixis Investment Managers

Led testing of key controls and developed recommendations to improve processes such as Code of Ethics, Trading, Marketing Materials, Client Guidelines, Trade Allocation, and Cash Management

Assisted in the design and implementation of the internal control framework at Grayscale

Responsible for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) out-sourcing activities while leading the fieldwork at World Gold Trust Services

Led quarterly SOX testing at Apollo Investment Corporation while developing and cultivating positive client and team relationships

Coordinated internal audit functions and advised clients of control developments and process improvements at MUFG

Supported Process Flow and Risk and Control Matrix formation while focusing on building CIT’s CCAR capabilities to create a sustainable CCAR program

Managed the enhancements of the CCAR process flows (in Visio), controls, and inventory of risk control matrices (RCMs)

Ernst & Young, LLP, New York, NY Northeast Assurance Senior Associate (Media and Entertainment) July 2014 – January 2016

Clients include: News Corp, iN Demand, Broadway Across America, Warner Music Group, United Business Media Limited

Served as a main point of contact with Internal Audit and Accounting Departments for primary clients, News Corp and iN DEMAND LLC

Performed substantive procedures over multiple accounts, including: cash, accounts payable, revenue, accounts receivable, capitalized software, journal entry testing, investments, goodwill, and equity

Prepared year-end financial statements and related disclosures in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Experienced in SEC Reporting including 10-K annual reports, 10-Q quarterly reports, Earnings Releases, and 8-K Filings

Performed SOX-related procedures, including controls testing and interim procedures for audit clients

Performed testing procedures on technical accounting areas, including Equity, Cash, Goodwill, Fixed Assets, Revenue, Accounts Receivable, and T&E

Ernst & Young, LLP, New York, NY

Northeast Assurance Intern (Media and Entertainment) June – August 2013

Clients include: 21st Century Fox

Participated in yearly audit of financial statements and completed substantive audit work for Global 360 Client 21st Century Fox

Completed large portion of auditor independence work; determined risk assessment for significant accounts and disclosures


Natixis Investment Managers, New York, NY (Boston, Massachusetts) May 2021 – Present

Natixis IM Leadership Program

Selected by Natixis IM’s Senior Management and HR teams to join the 2nd cohort of Natixis IM Leadership Program to promote employees career paths and cultivate leadership skills

Ernst and Young, LLP, New York, NY July 2014 – May 2019

Binghamton University Campus Recruiting Team

Actively participated and led campus recruiting activities for Binghamton University, including events both on campus and in the EY office, such as career fairs, panel discussions, and assurance super days

CQS 311, Binghamton University September 2012 – May 2013

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Led the Operations Management simulation component of the discussion of 40 students, including teaching the curriculum

Held weekly office hours and graded assignments to help students develop their Microsoft Access and Excel skills


Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio); Adobe Photoshop; GRC tools including TeamMate+

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