USG Corporation Chicago , IL 60602
USG is an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions. For more than 115 years, Chicago-based USG has developed award-winning wall, ceiling, flooring, sheathing and roofing products that enable customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live, work and play. With almost 7,000 employees across North America and operations around the world, we are steadfastly committed to our core values: safety, innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity and efficiency.
We're big enough that our professionals have the resources to make a difference, yet small enough that you're not just a number. You'll work on key initiatives and build strong relationships across the company that will position USG for growth into the future.
USG offers work-life balance, specialist and general/managerial career paths, promotion from within, exceptional benefits, and incredible long-term career opportunities for the right finance professionals. Each year, we have hundreds of employees who celebrate milestone anniversaries with us find out how you can join our team and build your career with USG: http://www.usg.com/content/usgcom/en/about-usg/careers.html.
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Under the direction of the Internal Audit Manager, this position is responsible for executing the annual Internal Audit plan of USG Corporation, including operational audits and testing the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting ("ICOFR"). This position provides an opportunity to further develop your audit and analytical skills and gain exposure to a broad cross-section of USG operations, building the foundation for potential future opportunities within USG.
o Assist the Internal Audit Manager with executing the annual Internal Audit plan, including testing the design and operating effectiveness of ICOFR.
o Assist the Internal Audit Manager with developing our audit approach and audit program test steps.
o Identify potential audit deficiencies and investigate their root causes.
o Clearly and concisely document your work. The external auditors rely on the work of Internal Audit, requiring us to meet a high standard of quality in our documentation.
o Prepare audit reports of observations, summarizing opportunities to improve processes and controls, and present results to management. Work with management to develop appropriate actions plans to address identified deficiencies.
o Assist with tracking testing results and deficiency remediation as part of an ongoing assessment of the internal control environment, forming part of the basis for management's certification of USG's internal controls.
o Work with management to improve USG's internal controls for increased efficiency, while still addressing all significant risks.
o Work with our co-sourcing partner(s) and external auditors as needed.
o Participate in other Internal Audit activities, such as investigations, FCPA compliance, and enterprise risk management activities, as agreed with the Internal Audit Manager.
EOE including disability/veteran
o Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
o CPA or CPA-eligible
o Accounting or auditing experience in an industry or public accounting setting
o Strong written and oral communication skills
o Working knowledge of SOX 404 audits and the COSO 2013 internal control framework
o Audit experience with a Big Four or mid-tier accounting firm
o Experience auditing manufacturing companies
Leadership Competencies and Interpersonal Skills
o Personal presence, confidence, and professional competence necessary to represent Internal Audit with USG management and the external auditors
o An ambitious professional who wants to be challenged with roles of increasing responsibility and is excited about moving into different roles in the Company's finance organization over his or her career
o The ability to both function effectively as part of a team and work independently
o Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people at multiple levels within the organization
o Willingness to travel approximately 25-50%
o Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills