We currently have an Internal Auditor career opportunity at our Dallas, TX location.
Essilor is an international company and the leading provider of eyeglass lenses in the world. Our mission is improving lives by improving sight, and we work every day to bring good vision to the 4.5 billion people around the globe in need of visual correction. Our products such as Varilux, Crizal and Transitions are available in more than 130 countries and are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor of America and its subsidiary, Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc., employ more than 7,000 in the U.S. and own the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S.
This position will perform internal audit and consulting engagements within a $5.0B+ foreign-owned manufacturer and distributer of eyeglass lenses. The successful candidate should have a diverse field of experience (including, but not limited to Finance, Lab Operations, Procurement/Supply Chain, Manufacturing, etc.), as internal audits and consulting engagements can potentially cover any organization/process within the Essilor organization. Key skill sets include: proven analytical skills, ability to identify risks and controls for a given process, strong team player willing to collaborate with highly skilled people on multiple levels, and strong interpersonal communication skills.
Reviews and evaluates business processes for efficiency and improvement opportunities, and formulates practical recommendations to management.
Gain comprehensive understanding of Essilor operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements.
Lead or contribute to audit engagements and, in doing so, manage budgeted hours, expenses and project timelines.
Review and analyze financial or other information with respect to its timeliness, accuracy and relevance.
Evaluates the means by which the organization protects its assets and assesses the safeguards.
Identify and develop solutions, with business partners within the organization, to address internal control and operating deficiencies.
Develop an ongoing "trusted advisor" relationship with audit clients and business partners, as well as establish credibility at all levels of the organization.
Communicate audit findings and prepare audit reports.
Skills and Ability Requirements:
1 - 3 years of experience within an Internal Audit Department and/or Public Accounting Firm.
Must have strong business and services skills, as well as product and process skills, as to effectively assess risks, properly communicate with management, improve the process quality, etc.
Must possess good communication skills to concisely communicate with all levels of management, stakeholders, external auditors, regulatory agencies, etc.
Strong leadership, recruiting, training, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent verbal and written skills.
Working knowledge of manufacturing and distribution operations.
Demonstrated understanding of operational procedures and controls in a growing, dynamic organization.
Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
Ability to think independently and be a thought leader, professional demeanor, a can-do attitude and other qualities that include decisiveness, self-initiative, and high energy.
Ability to convey a strong presence, professional image, and deal with confidential and complex business problems.
Experience working with techniques and approaches for test planning and execution is a plus.
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel on a regular basis to clients as required.
Bachelor of Science Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Information Systems, or equivalent experience.
Optical Industry experience in a plus
Six Sigma training/experience is a plus
Knowledge of Essilor systems environments is a plus
Professional certifications (MBA, CPA, CIA, CMA, CISA, etc.) are a plus