Global Internal Audit & Assurance (GIA) is recruiting the best talent to execute a dynamic risk-based audit plan that identifies value-added recommendations to enhance Company processes and controls. The Senior Auditor will work in a team environment to audit U.S.-based operations, international company subsidiaries, strategic initiatives, critical business processes and key third-party outsourcing arrangements. Audits include reviewing financial statements, testing business processes (revenue, expenditures, product disposal, procurement, etc.) and monitoring compliance with company policies, procedures, regulations (e.g., U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, interactions with healthcare professionals) and master services agreements. Examples of past strategic audits include the Company's social media programs, data privacy and sustainability reporting. Throughout the audits, the Senior Auditor will have the opportunity to interact with senior management and enhance oral and written communication skills.
Global Internal Audit & Assurance focuses on individual and team development and therefore the Senior Auditor will participate with the team in at least two weeks of training annually, in addition to regular departmental meetings that include sharing best practices.
Global Internal Audit & Assurance is a source of key Finance talent in the Company. Graduates from GIA hold key Finance leadership roles within BMS as well as roles within business operations. In this role, Senior Auditors will receive broad exposure across BMS' sales & marketing businesses, technical operations (i.e., manufacturing), research & development, corporate finance and other aspects of the Company's operations. Given the exposure and experience a Senior Auditor receives, this position is a stepping stone to generally a manager role within Finance upon roll out from the department.
Interview key personnel to assess business processes and the strength of their control environments. Conduct audit planning activities to develop relevant, value-added audit scopes. Use the results of these activities to develop an effective audit approach. Design audit programs and test methods to execute on this approach while maintaining documentation in accordance with BMS and IIA Standards. Identify value-added recommendations to strengthen and improve the control environment. Align with local and corporate management on recommended corrective actions to best address the identified risks. Prepare audit reports that effectively communicate these recommendations. Present audit results to local and corporate management. Participate in department projects (Audit Newsletter, Audit Lessons Learned, Training, etc.).
Certification Professional certification required (i.e., CPA, CA, CIA, CISA or equivalent).
Language English required, fluency in additional language(s) preferred.
Regulations Knowledge of GAAP and business laws and regulations required.
3 - 5 years of prior public accounting experience (Big 4 preferred) or experience in financial, operational, or compliance auditing.
Oral/Written Ability to present concisely in oral and written format to all levels of management.
Process Design and Analysis Ability to analyze complex processes and determine the efficiency and effectiveness of the process and related controls.
Computer Skills Excel/Word proficiency required, data analysis and flowcharting capability desired and Tableau experience a plus
Organized and able to multi-task.
Prioritizes and executes assigned tasks effectively and efficiently.
Learns quickly and adapts to change.
Demonstrates potential to lead.
Faces difficult situations with integrity and tenacity.
Meets challenges with enthusiasm.
Works well in a team environment and builds strong relationships.
Supports fellow team members to meet shared goals.
Adheres to highest ethical standards and values.
Challenges self to learn and improve.
Likes to travel.
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