Internal Auditor

Smuckers Akron , OH 44301

Posted 3 months ago

The J.M. Smucker Company has a unique culture rooted in our Basic Beliefs, strengthened by Our Commitment to Each Other and perpetuated by the creation of an environment that leads to the continued growth of our employees.

Inspired by more than 120 years of business success and five generations of family leadership, The J. M. Smucker Company makes food that people and pets love. The Company's portfolio of 40+ brands, which are found in 90 percent of U.S. homes and countless restaurants, includes iconic products consumers have always loved such as Folgers, Jif and Milk-Bone plus new favorites like Caf Bustelo, Smucker's Uncrustables and Rachael Ray Nutrish. Over the past two decades, the Company has grown rapidly by thoughtfully acquiring leading and emerging brands, while ensuring the business has a positive impact on its 7,000+ employees, the communities it is a part of and the planet. For more information about The J. M. Smucker Company, visit https://jmsmucker.com.

TITLE

Internal Auditor

LOCATION

Orrville, OH (Close proximity to Cleveland/Akron)

REPORTS TO

Manager, Internal Audit

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide an objective, independent and risk-based evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of the Company's operational and financial controls.

Assist with risk assessment activities and preparation of the annual internal audit plan, as needed.

Perform audits of various areas of the business, such as reviews of internal departments, promotional spending, manufacturing/distribution sites, 3rd party vendors, and new or existing information technology applications and other special projects.

Participate in all phases of the audit process, as follows:

  • Assist with audit scoping and fieldwork planning

  • Assist with the development or updating of internal audit programs, as needed

  • Deliver complete and accurate work product

  • Complete work programs for assigned audit areas

  • Identify control deficiencies and associated risk, business process improvements and cost savings opportunities; consult with auditee on possible remediation and implementation activities

  • Document findings, draft audit report and follow up on issues

  • Participate in kickoff and closing meetings

  • Coordinate and perform remediation testing

Assist in the Company's Sarbanes Oxley 404 process by documenting and testing internal controls over the financial reporting process.

Support the Company's external auditors with the performance of substantive testing in support of their annual audit of the financial statements.

Maintain comprehensive internal audit evidence and work papers by following departmental and IIA standards.

Analyze data within audit areas using Oracle, Spotfire, Excel or other tools to understand trends and risk patterns.

Summarize audit results and assist in preparation of reports to the Audit Committee.

Stay abreast of new techniques and trends in the audit profession and recommend those applicable to the Company.

Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management of all levels across the Company.

Assist in the development of the Internal Audit Department's procedures, practices, and training of new team members.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant discipline required (e.g., Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Equivalent)

Experience

  • 1 3 years of experience in public accounting or internal audit

  • Experience with manufacturing or consumer food products a plus

  • Knowledge of Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting / Sarbanes-Oxley, SOC Reports, COSO, PCAOB and IIA standards

Other

  • Strong Interpersonal and teamwork skills ability to interact positively with all levels of management

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Motivated individual who demonstrates initiative and is able to conduct assignments with minimum guidance

  • Professional certification, or clear progress toward certification, is preferred (CPA, CMA, CIA, CISA or CFE)

  • Experience with Oracle, Hyperion Financial Management and Microsoft Office software a plus

  • Willingness to travel up to 15% per year (depending on current schedule of audit assignments / business needs)

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