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Corporate Auditor Job in Cleveland, Ohio US

Job Summary

The Sherwin-Williams Company
Cleveland, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code

Corporate Auditor

About the Job

Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. The company manufactures products under well-known brands such as Sherwin-Williams, Valspar, HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams, Dutch Boy, Krylon, Minwax, Thompson's Water Seal, Cabot and many more. Sherwin-Williams branded products are sold exclusively through a chain of more than 4,100 company-operated stores and facilities, while the company's other brands are sold through leading mass merchandisers, home centers, independent paint dealers, hardware stores, automotive retailers, and industrial distributors. The company supplies a broad range of highly-engineered industrial and OEM coatings for wood and general industrial, coil, packaging, protective and marine, and transportation applications worldwide. Our 60,000 employees are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to find a career that takes you places.



As a Corporate Auditor within the Global Audit Department, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to many of our operating business units, interact with leaders of the organization and positively impact change associated with the business' existing initiatives and processes.  You will be charged with properly managing risk associated to various projects as our team explores improvement opportunities all while establishing the foundation to grow within the Audit Department's career path and the organization's finance job family.


a.     Execute assigned transaction testing of account balances

b.     Partner with the external auditor and conduct process walkthroughs to understand, learn, and assess risk within critical company processes

c.     Test controls over key financial business processes and communicate identified deficiencies to team lead

d.     Identify issues and propose resolutions with business process owners and external auditors

2.     Gain exposure to a wide variety of work within the broader Internal Audit function, beyond SOX testing, including:

a.     Participation in domestic audits of Sherwin-Williams Plants, Distribution Centers and Enterprise-wide business processes

b.     Information Technology systems and related audit work

c.     Other special projects within the department that further align with financial and operational processes across the broader organization

d.     Discussing our teams' validated findings with key stakeholders at the manager and director level, and resolving any questions or concerns they may have with our process or conclusions

3.     Personal Career Development

a.     Develop and maintain productive working relationships with business process personnel

b.     Be provided with a mentor to utilize as a resource and provide professional insights

c.     Obtain real-time coaching and development from team leads

d.     Use technology and resources to learn Sherwin-Williams' business operations

e.     Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict confidentiality



*         Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship



*         Advanced degrees or certifications (MBA, CPA, CIA, etc.) is preferred



General understanding of general accounting, internal control testing and manufacturing and/or retail industry

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Strong written and verbal communications

Excellent organization skills

Strong ability to work within a collaborative and team-based environment

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referral of protected veterans.

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