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Senior Internal Auditor Job in Orrville, Ohio US

Senior Internal Auditor

The J.M. Smucker Company - Orrville, OH

Posted: 5/18/2021 - Expires: 8/16/2021

Job ID: 227406516


Job Description


Senior Internal Auditor


Orrville, OH


Manager, Internal Audit


The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for leading SOX process audits as well as some operational audits, with limited supervision. Responsibilities of the Senior Internal Auditor would include, but are not limited to, planning for audits, identifying key risks and performing risk assessments, performing audit testing, identifying and drafting audit issues, development of remediation plans, and performing follow up testing.

This role will work closely with the Company's external auditors to support efficiency in the Company's external financial statement audit. This role may supervise other internal audit team members or interns and be responsible for first level audit workpaper review, providing feedback and coaching accordingly.


Assist with risk assessment activities and preparation of the annual internal audit plan
Independently conduct SOX audits, which includes:
Plan scope of audit procedures and hours budget
Fieldwork coordination with audit team and process owners
Lead execution of audit procedures, ensure that testing is completed on schedule and documented in compliance with IIA standards.
Supervise work of junior team members
Completion of some workpaper review, ensure all workpapers and comments are appropriate considering audit requirements and materiality.
Identification of risk-relevant control deficiencies. Ability to communicate deficiencies to process owners in a positive manner and document issues within workpapers clearly and concisely.

Evaluate the risks and controls related to system implementations and other Company projects
Lead discussions related to control rationalization as well as control/audit enhancements to increase efficiency of our SOX programs
Facilitation of audit meetings
Support of operational audits on an ad-hoc basis, which includes end-to-end leadership of the audit, from planning through wrap-up
Performance of audits using analytical procedures, leveraging technology such as ACL
Identify opportunities for automation in control execution or audit procedures, as well as opportunities to leverage data analytics. Collaborate with others on implementation strategy.
Stay up-to-date on new techniques and trends in the audit profession and recommend those applicable to the Company.


Required: Bachelor or Master Degree in accounting, finance, or business administration.

Professional designation; CPA or CIA preferred


3+ years of experience in public accounting or internal audit, experience in SOX and operational audits preferred
Experience with manufacturing or consumer food products a plus
Experience with Oracle, Hyperion Financial Management, Workiva and Microsoft Office software a plus


Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, with all levels of management
Analytical skills and strong technical skills with knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley, COSO 2013, PCAOB and IIA standards
Strong planning, organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple concurrent assignments
Willingness to travel approximately 5-10%, including weekends


The J. M. Smucker Company (the “Company”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  No person will be discriminated against in hiring or in any other aspect of their employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Full Time Employee
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Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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