Why would I want this job?

We are seeking a Director to join the Internal Audit Team responsible to plan, lead, and performs day-to-day work activities for the North America Internal Audit function, designed to execute internal audits in line with the global audit plan and the company’s global risk management strategies.

What would I be doing?

This role will complete all internal audit work in compliance with established audit methodology while meeting all organizational and professional ethical standards.  He/she must also have strong people development skills, communication and leadership skills and possess the ability to work with management.  Special consideration to candidates that could lead the team’s continued enhancement of data analytics, data mining, and continuous auditing strategies and tactics.

  • Discuss progress of audit including findings with Management on a timely basis during the audit.
  • Draft written audit report to management stating findings and recommendations in regard to systems, procedures, internal controls and other appropriate matters.
  • Provides assistance to external auditors in coordinating year-end audit activities and test work.
  • Completes high-priority special assignments and investigations as requested by the Head of Internal Audit and Asset Protection.
  • The role will require a strong knowledge of SOX procedures and testing including performing SOX walkthrough and process documentation, key control identification, test plan preparation, process control testing.
  • Mentor colleagues and provide training on professional standards, best practices, tools and strategies for personal and department success.
  • Actively learn and apply mature and emerging technical knowledge gained through professional development opportunities, including external and internal training.
  • Develop and leverage subject matter expertise in the: knowledge of company’s global data environment; ability to access and analyze data; use of analytical tools; and ability to interpret, visualize and communicate results.
  • Assist in, and sometimes lead, department initiatives to review and improve department processes, tools and methodologies related to the use of data Analytics.
  • Strong desire to exhibit the ability to perform data mining and analysis to facilitate the identification and communication of outliers and trends in the business and to support the internal audit risk assessment and agile auditing.

What would make me qualified?

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

 

  • Minimum of 8 years of  progressively responsible audit experience with significant experience in internal audit in a management role.
  • Advanced application of data analytics techniques and tools in a complex business environment, including the application of general statistical concepts against large volumes of data.
  • Collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and drawing logical conclusions.
  • Data access, analysis and visualization tools, such as IDEA, Tableau, Excel, Access, SAP, and Microsoft BI.

 

Requirements

 

  • BS/BA degree from an accredited college or university preferably in Management Information Systems, Data Science, Accounting, or related field.
  • One or more related professional certifications in accounting or auditing (CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, etc.) preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%. International travel would be rare, but not out of the question as needs arise.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

 

Preferred Experience in the Following

 

  • Retail or consumer products industry
  • Fraud discovery techniques during design and execution of data analytics