Senior Internal Auditor

US-NJ-Flemington
Job ID
2017-1090
Category
Finance/Accounting

Overview

Major food manufacturer located in Central New Jersey has an opportunity for a dynamic, results-driven candidate as a Senior Internal Auditor. This newly created position will be responsible for establishing the internal audit function at Corporate Headquarters.  This is a highly visible role responsible for performing and leading the internal audit engagements, which will involve evaluating internal controls, performing and documenting audit test work, communicating audit issues to management and identifying risks and recommending opportunities for improved controls and more effective and efficient processes.   This position reports directly to the Corporate Audit Committee with reporting responsibilities to the CFO & President.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct internal audits throughout the organization which includes five operating divisions, ensuring all audit work is performed in accordance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Perform risk assessment and develop audit scope in preparation of the Annual Audit Plan.
  • Document corporate and operational processes and develop audit programs. Periodically review audit programs to ensure they are updated as process changes are implemented.
  • Identify areas of risk and determine whether the related controls are effectively operating. Provide value-added recommendations to improve processes & controls.
  • Establish productive working relationships with management and key contacts within the Company.
  • Deliver quality internal audit reports to management within pre-determined timeframes.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting or Finance                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
  • 3- 10 years of audit experience (Public & Internal) with significant experience in the Manufacturing Environment
  • Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters) and / or Professional certification of CPA and/or CIA are a plus
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong oral communication and interpersonal skills in the areas of listening, clarity and conciseness, friendliness, confidence, open-mindedness and respect
  • Effective presentation skills in a variety of settings, such as one-to-one meetings and small group meetings, with regard to audit requests, audit status, potential issues identified and process recommendations
  • Highly effective skills in analytics, evaluating risk, and planning, development and implementation of an audit plan
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP and Financial Reporting Standards
  • Self-motivated, works independently with minimal supervision
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Excel and Word

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