Auditor

Contact Information

The Dubin Group

Jonathan Barbash
(610) 667-5100
jbarbash@thedubingroup.com

Job Description

OVERVIEW

Our international manufacturing client located in Radnor PA is the world leader in the habitat and construction market, designs, manufactures and distributes high-performance building materials, providing innovative solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection. The company is one of the top 100 industrial companies in the world. Their brand new office complex is state of the art and they offer numerous amenities to their employees. They have top of the line benefits and truly believe in a work life balance.

They are seeking Financial / Operational Auditors to join their North America Team. This position is a unique opportunity for Auditors. The successful candidate will have Big 4 Public Accounting and/or Fortune 500 corporate Audit experience. They should have both financial audit & operational audit skills. The position will rotate through a number of business lines as this role is a stepping stone into a Director of Finance role for any North American Business unit. This role requires 50% travel. 

Overall Duties

  • Audit Planning
  • Creation of the working program and planning of the audit techniques
  • Collection of the preliminary and necessary information for a strong preparation of the audit assignment
  • Organization of travel (transportation, accommodations)
  • Assist in planning decisions such as allocation of resources, work assignments, audit scoping, etc.
  • Ability to act as lead contact with entity management
  • Delegate projects and other tasks to staff auditors as needed

 Audit Field Work

  • Diagnose the business processes and internal controls of the audited entity
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the organization in place
  • Assess the level of risk management by the audited entity and further identify areas of risk
  • Assess the compliance of processes in place with laws and rules to be applied
  • Ensure that Group methods and rules are well-applied
  • Accumulate, organize, and conclude on all audit evidence obtained
  • Provide recommendations to business unit management of the audited entity to enable them to improve the level of management and internal controls of their operations and initiate changes (if necessary)
  • Collect and spread good practices throughout all audit assignments
  • Ability to act as a resource for staff auditors during on-site field work in support of audit manager
  • Review work papers of staff auditors and provide necessary feedback
  • Assist with responsibility for organizing and presenting opening/closing meetings
  • Assist with responsibility as main contact with site management

 Audit Report

  • Provide findings and recommendations in a closing meeting presentation
  • Deliver objective evaluation of the findings, conclusions, and recommendations. Particular attention will be given to the drafting of the audit report, both in the content (proven facts, synthesis) and in the form (presentation)
  • Identify root cause and actions needed to satisfy each audit recommendation and finding
  • Follow up periodically in regards to the implementation progress of the commitments taken by the audited entity until final completion of delivered audit recommendations
  • Assist with the review audit report, make necessary  edits, and prepare a draft for review by the audit manager and VP of audit
  • Assist with correspondence with entity management on acceptance and issuance of the final audit report
  • Participate in special studies as necessary as communicated from executive management
  • Prepare both internal and external presentations on various topics ranging from audit results to department initiatives
  • Attend various learning seminars both domestically and internationally focusing on audit methodology, business initiatives, and personal development
  • Participate in the annual audit planning process to support the audit manager and VP of audit
  • Assist the audit manager and VP of audit with various projects and tasks as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree (Accounting is strongly preferred)
  • Certified Internal Auditor and/or Certified Public Accountant and/or MBA a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years in the internal/external audit department of a ‘Big 4’ accounting firm with a manufacturing industry focus
  • Experience with distribution businesses also a plus
  • Non-public experience also a plus
  • Great working stamina and ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to function in a team environment
  • Excellent analytical skills and proficiency in quantitative and accounting techniques
  • Rigor and determination in achieving goals assigned
  • Sense of detail and synthesis
  • Demonstrate curiosity, initiative, imagination, and aptitude to conceive solutions to respond to problems encountered
  • High capacity to adapt; ability to quickly understand a new and complex environment and gain the necessary insight
  • Ability to identify and address key issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to present with rigor and objectiveness throughout complex situations in a concise, clear, and relevant manner
  • Comfortable in relationships with all levels of management and employees
  • Ability to convince and provide a professional and value-added image of personal activity
  • Skilled at project management, especially meeting deadlines, assessing workload, identifying priorities in leading work, and motivating teams;
  • Openness to advance career through potential future relocation to a business unit in a finance or accounting shared service role
  • Demonstration of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to independently lead a team of auditors for on-site field work
  • Provide guidance and direction to staff auditors and review their work
  • Make planning and audit decisions under the supervision of the audit manager and VP of audit
  • Organize, prepare, and lead internal and external meetings/trainings as necessary
  • Ability to take primary responsibility for planning, leading, and executing audit assignments as needed by the audit manager or VP of audit

Responsibilities

  • Audit Planning
  • Creation of the working program and planning of the audit techniques
  • Collection of the preliminary and necessary information for a strong preparation of the audit assignment
  • Organization of travel (transportation, accommodations)
  • Assist in planning decisions such as allocation of resources, work assignments, audit scoping, etc.
  • Ability to act as lead contact with entity management
  • Delegate projects and other tasks to staff auditors as needed

 Audit Field Work

  • Diagnose the business processes and internal controls of the audited entity
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the organization in place
  • Assess the level of risk management by the audited entity and further identify areas of risk
  • Assess the compliance of processes in place with laws and rules to be applied
  • Ensure that Group methods and rules are well-applied
  • Accumulate, organize, and conclude on all audit evidence obtained
  • Provide recommendations to business unit management of the audited entity to enable them to improve the level of management and internal controls of their operations and initiate changes (if necessary)
  • Collect and spread good practices throughout all audit assignments
  • Ability to act as a resource for staff auditors during on-site field work in support of audit manager
  • Review work papers of staff auditors and provide necessary feedback
  • Assist with responsibility for organizing and presenting opening/closing meetings
  • Assist with responsibility as main contact with site management

 Audit Report

  • Provide findings and recommendations in a closing meeting presentation
  • Deliver objective evaluation of the findings, conclusions, and recommendations. Particular attention will be given to the drafting of the audit report, both in the content (proven facts, synthesis) and in the form (presentation)
  • Identify root cause and actions needed to satisfy each audit recommendation and finding
  • Follow up periodically in regards to the implementation progress of the commitments taken by the audited entity until final completion of delivered audit recommendations
  • Assist with the review audit report, make necessary  edits, and prepare a draft for review by the audit manager and VP of audit
  • Assist with correspondence with entity management on acceptance and issuance of the final audit report
  • Participate in special studies as necessary as communicated from executive management
  • Prepare both internal and external presentations on various topics ranging from audit results to department initiatives
  • Attend various learning seminars both domestically and internationally focusing on audit methodology, business initiatives, and personal development
  • Participate in the annual audit planning process to support the audit manager and VP of audit
  • Assist the audit manager and VP of audit with various projects and tasks as needed

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree (Accounting is strongly preferred)
  • Certified Internal Auditor and/or Certified Public Accountant and/or MBA a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years in the internal/external audit department of a ‘Big 4’ accounting firm with a manufacturing industry focus
  • Experience with distribution businesses also a plus
  • Non-public experience also a plus
  • Great working stamina and ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to function in a team environment
  • Excellent analytical skills and proficiency in quantitative and accounting techniques
  • Rigor and determination in achieving goals assigned
  • Sense of detail and synthesis
  • Demonstrate curiosity, initiative, imagination, and aptitude to conceive solutions to respond to problems encountered
  • High capacity to adapt; ability to quickly understand a new and complex environment and gain the necessary insight
  • Ability to identify and address key issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to present with rigor and objectiveness throughout complex situations in a concise, clear, and relevant manner
  • Comfortable in relationships with all levels of management and employees
  • Ability to convince and provide a professional and value-added image of personal activity
  • Skilled at project management, especially meeting deadlines, assessing workload, identifying priorities in leading work, and motivating teams;
  • Openness to advance career through potential future relocation to a business unit in a finance or accounting shared service role
  • Demonstration of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to independently lead a team of auditors for on-site field work
  • Provide guidance and direction to staff auditors and review their work
  • Make planning and audit decisions under the supervision of the audit manager and VP of audit
  • Organize, prepare, and lead internal and external meetings/trainings as necessary
  • Ability to take primary responsibility for planning, leading, and executing audit assignments as needed by the audit manager or VP of audit

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree (Accounting is strongly preferred)
  • Certified Internal Auditor and/or Certified Public Accountant and/or MBA a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years in the internal/external audit department of a ‘Big 4’ accounting firm with a manufacturing industry focus
  • Experience with distribution businesses also a plus
  • Non-public experience also a plus
  • Great working stamina and ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to function in a team environment
  • Excellent analytical skills and proficiency in quantitative and accounting techniques
  • Rigor and determination in achieving goals assigned
  • Sense of detail and synthesis
  • Demonstrate curiosity, initiative, imagination, and aptitude to conceive solutions to respond to problems encountered
  • High capacity to adapt; ability to quickly understand a new and complex environment and gain the necessary insight
  • Ability to identify and address key issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to present with rigor and objectiveness throughout complex situations in a concise, clear, and relevant manner
  • Comfortable in relationships with all levels of management and employees
  • Ability to convince and provide a professional and value-added image of personal activity
  • Skilled at project management, especially meeting deadlines, assessing workload, identifying priorities in leading work, and motivating teams;
  • Openness to advance career through potential future relocation to a business unit in a finance or accounting shared service role
  • Demonstration of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to independently lead a team of auditors for on-site field work
  • Provide guidance and direction to staff auditors and review their work
  • Make planning and audit decisions under the supervision of the audit manager and VP of audit
  • Organize, prepare, and lead internal and external meetings/trainings as necessary
  • Ability to take primary responsibility for planning, leading, and executing audit assignments as needed by the audit manager or VP of audit

Education / Experience

Bachelors Degree

2 years internal/external audit

 

Compensation and Benefits

70-90,000

 
Healthcare,Vision,Life Insurance,Long-term Disability,Short Term Disability,401K