VP Internal Audit

Recruiter
KAISER ALUMINUM
Location
Lake Forest
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Jun 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Job role
Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
VP Internal Audit

In this highly visible and hands–on role, the (TITLE) will report to the EVP, Legal, Compliance and HR and the Audit Committee, manage the SOX compliance process, and assume the leading role in shaping the Internal Audit Department structure (staffing, audit plan and procedures development, and application of audit tools and methodologies). ? This position will have regular interaction with the management team and external auditors.

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As part of the SOX compliance process, this position will plan, design, and supervise tests of controls (both business and IT), drive timely reporting and remediation of deficiencies found during the SOX compliance process, and work as a liaison with consultants on the testing of controls and with external auditors on their audits (both financial statement and internal controls over financial reporting). ?

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In addition, this position will develop a formal internal audit plan, covering financial, operational, and compliance audits at the plant locations and corporate, including the integration of the SOX compliance process into the internal audits. ?

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This individual must understand business processes, including internal controls, and be able to identify business risks and work with business management to identify resolutions to mitigate risks. ? This position must be highly skilled in directing, supervising, and reviewing the work of one or more auditors, as well as the work of selected consultants.

Requirements
  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
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  • 10+ years Public Accounting and/or Internal Audit experience
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  • Big 4 public accounting experience highly desired
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  • CPA, CIA, or CISA certification is preferred
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  • IT Audit experience a plus
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  • Experience in the manufacturing industry a plus
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  • Knowledge and experience of Sarbanes Oxley, section 404, and related testing requirements
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  • Ability to interact effectively with senior management
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  • Strong presentation skills to employee audiences
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  • Excellent written communication skills
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  • Prior management experience
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  • Project management skills and ability to work within tight deadlines
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  • Detail oriented with awareness of impact from a big picture standpoint
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  • Sound reasoning, analytical, investigative, and problem–solving skills
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  • Excellent planning and organization skills
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  • Superior oral communication skills; and the ability to establish harmonious and effective working relationships with all levels of management ?
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  • Ability to travel approximately 25% (domestically)
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  • Intermediate to advanced skills in use of Excel, Word, and Power Point
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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Manage process to test financial controls for Sarbanes Oxley, Section 404 requirements (both business process and information technology), with emphasis on managing testing of IT application and general computer controls

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Develop annual internal audit plans and risk assessments, as well as developing objectives for individual audits

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Develop and manage, financial, operational, compliance, and IT audits of Kaiser Aluminum?s locations as well as corporate, with strong emphasis on internal controls and compliance with Company policy

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Determine proper scope of audit test work, including tailored audit programs

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Facilitate and lead exit meetings with management at the plant locations and corporate and present verbal and written reports on internal audit activities and SOX testing to management, discussing deficiencies and recommending corrective actions

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Work collaboratively across operations and functions to help ensure remediation of control deficiencies

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Track and appraise remediation of SOX compliance matters and management responses and corrective actions related to internal audit observations

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Act as liaison between company and external auditors

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Develop and provide training to company associates on controls and internal business process controls

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Perform special projects as defined by management and provide project support for key business initiatives to ensure proper control environment

Perform department management activities, including staff professional development and project management

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Maintain effective working relations with line management and supervisors