Job Description



Serving the needs of all families with young children, Carter’s Inc. is the largest North American apparel retailer exclusively for babies and young children, encompassing Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, Skip*Hop and Little Planet brands. Meaningful work, constant learning, genuine people, and a community guided by core values that promote inclusion and innovation is in everything we do. There are many reasons to build your career at Carter's.


The Senior Manager, Internal Audit will provides strategic cross functional leadership, technical knowledge, analytical skills, and project management capability to achieve Company and department priorities. The role requires knowledge of auditing practices, cross functional relationship building at all levels, strong verbal and written presentation skills and the capability to mentor team members in an inclusive environment.  

This role reports into the VP, Internal Audit & ERM and is based in our Buckhead corporate office in our hybrid work environment (3 days a week on-site) with occasional travel as needed. This role also has the potential to have a direct report in the future.

Lead and Drive Internal Audit Projects (70%)

  • Assist in developing the annual internal audit plan
  • Assist VP, Internal Audit with scheduling of IA team tasks and monitoring for potential revisions that may be required to the schedule
  • Own the planning and execution of internal audits (e.g., financial, compliance, operational, and retail) to evaluate processes and controls as identified in the annual internal audit plan; assess risk and the impact of the issues identified/observations made on the business; provide independent and objective evaluations of areas under review; track resolution of issues/observations and agreed upon management action plans identified during audits 
  • Continuously improve internal audit approaches, tools and methodologies, and productivity; maintain an internal quality assurance and improvement program to ensure compliance with The Institute of Internal Auditors’ International Standards for the Professional 
  • Work on other ad hoc projects, investigations, etc. upon requests

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) (15%)

  • Assist in facilitation and execution of the ERM program, including the innovation, governance, and management necessary to identify, evaluate, mitigate, and monitor the company's operational and strategic risks
  • Develops Enterprise Risk Management tools, practices, and policies to analyze and report enterprise risks, and to manage risks according to an enterprise risk management framework 
  • Ensures the organization's risk management policies and strategies are compliant with applicable regulations, rating agency standards, and strategic imperatives of the organization
  • Leads the Risk Management Committee quarterly sessions
  • Oversees, monitors, and evaluates all of management’s action plans, ensuring good progress and traction
  • Assists with the reporting on a quarterly basis to senior leadership

Develop and Coach (15%)

  • Develop and mentor cross functional team members in addition to direct reports
  • Assist with annual departmental goals
  • Plan and complete personal development efforts
  • Assist with developing a program to increase knowledge and use of data analytics and data visualization tools to support IA efficiency 


Must Have:

  • 10+ years minimum of internal audit, financial statement audit, and/or audit consulting experience required
  • Must be able to work on cross-functional teams and be capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and meeting internal deadlines 
  • Working knowledge of key financial metrics
  • Auditboard, Ddesk or SOXhub experience a must
  • Experience with Tableau or PowerBI - utility, dashboard creation, data digestion
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and an advanced user of Excel
  • Ability to present to an audience ranging from Vice President to Analyst

Preferred Skills and Experience: 

  • Retail industry experience preferred
  • Experience using tools related to Data Analytics and Data Visualization experience a plus
  • CPA strongly preferred, additional qualifications - CIA, or CFE preferred
  • Perform data analysis procedures using platforms like  SQL, IDEA, or ACL
  • Perform data visualization using tools like Tableau
  • Test and document financial and computer systems records for control of access, information integrity, and transaction accuracy


  • Lead Courageously: Have a strong sense of personal values that align with our Company values
  • Collaborates Broadly: Build cooperation, trust, and thrive in a consensus driven environment
  • Customer Focus: Proactively seek opportunities to leverage data and fact-based insights to serve customers and/or internal clients
  • Drive Growth: Set aggressive goals and implement plans precisely
  • Cultivates Innovation:  Respectfully challenge the "we’ve always done it this way" mentality and explore new ways to achieve desired outcomes


  • Career Development: Success starts from within, and we have several paths from which you can choose to enhance your career evolution. From Carter’s University to Toastmasters to mentorship programs and more, we encourage you to utilize these tools to elevate your professional prowess. 


Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Application Instructions

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