Director Internal Audit

Taylor Corp North Mankato , MN 56003

Posted 5 months ago

Taylor Corporation is seeking an experienced Internal Audit Director/Manager to work in Mankato, MN. The Internal Audit Director/Manager will be responsible for continued development of the internal audit function including implementation of best practices and procedures throughout the organization.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee the professional development and performance of 3-member Internal Audit staff.

  • Conduct detailed interviews of management to understand new processes, systems, controls, business objectives and concepts in a limited timeframe and apply knowledge to audits and projects.

  • Partner with Operations team to establish and update best practices in cost accounting. Ensure proper internal controls and financial integrity for Cost of Goods Produced and Inventory.

  • Develop detailed audit plans and tests, with consideration of external auditor.

  • Complete assigned audits within planned time periods.

  • Identify and communicate potential audit findings and develop feasible and effective recommendations.

  • Monitor and validate implementation of corrective action plans.

  • Maintain knowledge of audit standards, accounting trends, and pronouncements, and technical expertise by proactively seeking relevant training as prescribed by internal and certification requirements.

  • Lead and facilitate discussions with management during kick-off, status and close meetings.

  • Lead execution of audit risk assessment and continued development of the audit plan.

  • Evaluate risks associated with operations, financial reporting, compliance and fraud.

  • Provide reporting to the audit committee.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • Operational and financial internal control assessment experience.

  • Strong problem solving abilities.

  • Strong analytical skills with proven ability to apply knowledge, think critically, identify issues and propose recommendations.

  • Interpersonal skills, team player, flexible, self-starter, positive attitude, and multi-tasker.

  • Experienced leader with the ability to motivate, train and develop self and others, as well as add value to the organization.

  • Possess a positive, consultative mindset that promotes improvements in operating effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Ability to get results; can proactively and autonomously drive initiatives and projects from start to finish.

  • Ability to prepare executive-level summaries, conclusions and recommendations based on detail data; can proactively and autonomously drive initiatives and projects from start to finish.

  • Highly curious; strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to drive issues to resolution.

  • 7+ years of audit or related experience

  • 2+ years of supervisory experience

  • Ability to travel 20 40%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA or CIA preferred
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Director Internal Audit

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