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Senior Internal Auditor (REMOTE)

Company: James Hardie
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Now's your chance to move your career in a new direction - upward!Consider this. A full time - fully remote opportunity with James Hardie Building Products. The #1 brand of siding in America. Globally, we have more than 4,900 employees and generate over $2.5 billion in net sales. We invented fiber cement, and over 8 million homes later, we continue to set the standard for premium siding and trim. Of course, to be the best, you have to work with the best. That's why we invest in more than just quality products; we also invest in our people. We take pride in the way we take care of our employees providing a competitive compensation and bonus structure, best-in-class benefits that start on the first day, exposure to a global business and development opportunities so you can continue to grow.The Senior Internal Auditor, reports directly into the Internal Audit Manager within an Internal Audit function which identifies opportunities for operational and control improvements across James Hardie's global business functions. The Internal Audit function provides assurance to management and the Audit Committee that controls are in place and working effectively, by performing fraud investigations and special projects as requested by management and the Audit Committee. As a Senior Internal Auditor, you will be responsible for the planning, execution and reporting of financial and operational audits, fraud investigations and special projects, and participates in projects associated with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).Responsibilities

  • Plans and executes audit assignments (financial and operational audits, fraud investigations) across domestic and international locations.
  • Develops risk-based audit plans and presents the audit plans to management.
  • Coordinates audit activities with management prior to and during the audit.
  • Presents findings to management in writing (audit reports) and verbally.
  • Follows up with management on open issues.
  • Conducts and sometimes leads audit work.
  • Works independently or as part of a team.
  • Reviews and tests the control environment to ensure that it adequately and effectively ensures: the reliability of financial reporting; safeguarding of company assets; compliance with applicable laws and regulations; and the efficiency and effectiveness of company operations.
  • Prepares high quality audit work papers to document procedures and the results of audit work.
  • Performs work paper review.
  • Makes recommendations to enhance business processes and identifies opportunities to improve operational efficiencies
  • Conducts projects associated with SOX including: documenting key processes and controls over financial reporting; evaluates control design and effectiveness, tests key controls; documents in work papers; reports findings to management verbally and in writing.
  • Assists in the completion of projects assigned by management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Assists in the design, documentation and implementation of the Internal Audit department policies and procedures.The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.RequirementsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan and perform audits, and execute SOX projects.
    • Hands-on experience assessing internal controls in accordance with auditing standards, COSO, risk assessment practices, technical aspects of US GAAP accounting and financial reporting.
    • Strong analytical, interpersonal, critical thinking, and written/verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently, with limited guidance, and to work effectively on multiple projects.
    • Self-starter with a sense of urgency to get things done and meet tight deadlines.
    • Ability to understand complex accounting and process issues, and effectively utilize educational tools.
    • Strong cost accounting and financial analysis skills.
    • Prior experience managing or supervising projects (e.g. audits with 1-2 assistants) is preferred.Education And Experience Required
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or business-related field or Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems or other Information Technology-related field.
      • Two to four years of audit or accounting experience with increasing responsibility (Big 4 or equivalent preferred).
      • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent is preferred or in process/eligible. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) a plus.
      • Experience working with an audit function as a lead or senior.
      • Manufacturing and distribution experience is preferred.
      • Knowledge of SAP and data analytical audit tools (e.g. ACL, Excel, Tableau, IDEA) a plus.
      • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 40%.About James Hardie Building ProductsLocated in Chicago, James Hardie Industries plc, manufactures and sells fiber cement products for interior and exterior building construction applications primarily in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, and Europe. Its products principally include fiber cement interior linings, exterior siding products, and related accessories products. The company offers fiber cement products with various patterned profiles and surface finishes for a range of applications, including external siding and soffit lining, internal linings, facades, floor and tile underlay, lattice, fencing, decorative columns, flooring, and ceiling applications; and manufactures and sells fiber reinforced concrete pipes. Its products are used in various markets, such as new residential construction, which include single and multi-family housing; manufactured housing that comprise mobile and pre-fabricated homes; repair and remodeling; and various commercial and industrial applications, such as stores, warehouses, offices, hotels, motels, schools, libraries, museums, dormitories, hospitals, detention facilities, religious buildings, and gymnasiums.The company markets its fiber cement products and systems under various Hardie brand names and other brand names, such as Hardieplank, Artisan Lap and Artisan Accent Trim by James Hardie, Cemplank siding, Scyon, Secura flooring, and HardieBacker. The company has historically invested between 2% and 3% of its annual revenue in research and development activities focused on process and product development. The business sells its products directly, as well as through distributors, large home center retailers, small to medium size dealer outlets, and specialist distributors to dealers or lumber yards, consumers, builders, real estate developers, and distributor/hardware stores.James Hardie Industries plc was founded in Australia in 1888, moving its headquarters to The Netherlands in 2001. In 2010, the company moved its headquarters again, this time to Ireland. Today, the company has revenues totaling approximately $2.5 billion, with shares traded on the Irish and Australian markets, in addition to ADRs traded in the United States.

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