Newell Brands Senior Auditor - Corporate in Norwalk, Connecticut

Position Title: Senior Auditor- Corporate

Location: Atlanta, GA

Reports to: Sr. Manager-Global Internal Audit

Summary:

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

management.

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.

Duties:

  • 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 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.)

Qualifications:

  • 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.