Newell Brands Senior Auditor - Corporate in Norwalk, Connecticut
Position Title: Senior Auditor- Corporate
Location: Atlanta, GA
Reports to: Sr. Manager-Global Internal Audit
Global Internal Audit (GIA) is recruiting the best talent to
execute a dynamic risk-based audit plan that identifies
value-added recommendations to enhance Newell Brands
processes and controls. The Senior Auditor will work
in a team environment to audit worldwide operations
and subsidiaries, strategic initiatives, and key third-party
outsourcing arrangements. Engagements include
financial, operational and compliance audits and/or reviews,
assessing risks and controls of critical business processes
and their operating effectiveness, as well as monitoring
compliance with company policies, procedures, and
regulations. Throughout the engagements, the Senior
Auditor will have the opportunity to interact with senior
GIA focuses on individual and team development and
therefore, the Senior Auditor will participate with the team in
at least one week of training annually, in addition to regular
departmental meetings that include sharing best practices.
A critical objective of GIA is to develop key talents for
the Finance organization at Newell Brands. In this role,
Senior Auditors will receive broad exposure across Newell
Brands’ operational divisions and functions.
Interview key personnel to assess business processes and the strength of their control environments.
Conduct audit planning activities to develop relevant, value-added
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 GIA 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 Lessons Learned, Training, etc.)
3-5 years of prior public accounting experience (Big
4 preferred) and/or Consumer Product Goods (CPG) experience
BS/BA or equivalent, MBA or other advanced degree preferred
Professional certification required (i.e., CPA, CA, CIA, CISA or equivalent)
Excel/Word proficiency required, data analysis and flow charting capability preferred and Tableau/Spotfire experience a plus
ERP & Financial Systems – SAP and knowledge and/or Hyperion knowledge a plus English required, fluency in additional language(s) preferred
Knowledge of GAAP and business laws and regulations required
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
Demonstrates potential to lead and supports fellow team members to meet shared goals; Works well in a team environment and builds strong relationships
Adheres to highest ethical standards and values
Ability to travel 25 - 30% of the time
Newell Brands is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Graco, Baby Jogger, Aprica, Goody, Irwin, Lenox, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Coleman, First Alert, FoodSaver, Jostens, K2, NUK, Oster, Rawlings, Sunbeam and Yankee Candle. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.