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Internal Auditor Job in Avon Lake, Ohio US

Internal Auditor

Avient Corporation - Avon Lake, OH

Posted: 5/4/2021 - Expires: 8/2/2021

Job ID: 226923789


Job Description


Avient Corporation (formerly PolyOne Corporation), with 2020 revenues of $3.8 billion, provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include:

Barrier technologies that preserve the shelf-life and quality of food, beverages, medicine and other perishable goods through high-performance materials that require less plastic
Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation
Breakthrough technologies that minimize wastewater and improve the recyclability of materials and packaging across a spectrum of end uses

Avient employs approximately 9,100 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care and a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. For more information, visit .


At Avient, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women, HYPE and Pride to advance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as Avient Academy, Lean Six Sigma, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in a variety of ways. With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs, casual dress days, and paid time off for community service, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.

At Avient, we believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience and performance.

Job Summary

The Internal Auditor will be responsible for effectively planning and performing both operational and financial (Sarbanes-Oxley) audits at our headquarters in Avon Lake, Ohio along with our domestic and international locations. This position will also be involved in assisting in the development of our analytical program along with various special audits to support the Companies strategic goals. In addition, this position will aid the Company in the implementation of our co-source audit strategy with close interaction with process owners, internal and external auditors.

Essential Functions

Lead planning and execution of operational and financial audit assignments
Present audit findings and practical recommendations to senior management
Review audit documentation and prepare reports for senior management
Performs other special ad hoc projects as needed. *LI-CB1

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
One of more of the following designations: CPA, CIA, CFE, CMA
1-3 years of Accounting/Finance or related experience
Audit experience with Big Four public accounting firm or manufacturing experience preferred
Experience with data analytics and related tools
Global experience preferred
Capable knowledge of SAP

Additional Qualifications

Microsoft office
Customer service orientation
Strong project management skills
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Excellent communication, written and presentation skills
Time management and prioritization skills
Ability to work collaboratively and form a strong partnership with the business


Each position at Avient focuses on eight Core Competencies as a Leader of Self. Additionally, management positions focus on Leadership Competencies as a Leader of Others and/or a Leader of the Business. These competencies are designed to drive behavior that will ultimately help our associates excel at their current roles, while supporting individual and career development.


This position is global in scope and requires approximately 20% travel, including international travel.

Physical Demands

The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical and environmental demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Requires standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time, talking and listening
Must be able to walk and use hands
Typically work is in an office environment where the noise level is low to moderate

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law.

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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