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.
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.
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%