Monitor changes in business process documentation, evaluate design, and test to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley as well as ensuring the development and overall quality of work papers to support external audit reliance strategies Work with co-sourcing partner to oversee the execution of the Sarbanes-Oxley projects within the Americas region, including: collecting and reviewing project deliverables, testing and evaluating control effectiveness, and assessing/monitoring gaps and remediation efforts. Create reports and other information for presentation to senior leadership team and Audit committee. Perform audit work, particularly in high complex areas and where other resources may not be sufficient; • Report significant issues and opportunities for improvement related to the Company’s processes and provide recommended actions; Monitor the company’s compliance efforts and liaise with internal resources frequently Coordinate the risk assessment / audit planning process and draft the initial audit plan for the year. Coordinate changes to the plan thought out the year based on risk and business changes. Coordinate the scheduling of the audits with management. Consult with business partners and provide guidance on control design and identify potential gaps. Participate in investigations and ad hoc projects as needed. Ensure proper and timely internal auditing is performed as regulatory requirements dictate • Coordinate with external auditors, and business partners to achieve above objectives Foster open-ended, real-time dialogue with key groups regarding risks and controls Suggest improvements for frequency and types of informational meetings and updates amongst interested parties.
5-10 years of experience in Internal Audit, or a combination of External Audit, Consulting and/or Accounting / Finance roles within a large organization Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or Finance required At least one certification (e.g. CPA / CIA / CFE / CISA, etc) is preferred Big Four auditing experience and/or Manufacturing specialization preferred Project management skills – effective consultation, interpersonal, prioritization of topics/issues and organization Strong written and verbal communication skills Comprehensive knowledge of US GAAP; SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley Results-oriented, with a passion for building a successful team environment An objective, independent, mature, unbiased individual with the highest integrity Strong analytical skills and an ability to assess risk, analyze the business/operating impact, and identify the weaknesses underlying issues. Polished communication skills, including an ability to listen to the needs of the business units and comprehend complex matters. Articulate issues in a clear and concise manner, research complex matters, and present findings as well as recommendations in both oral and written presentations. Ability to work effectively across the organization, effectively soliciting full cooperation and being accepted by business partners as a true value add. Ability to influence, train, mentor and leverage the skills of others to achieve objectives.