Reference : 571094

Internal Auditor

  • Audit & Internal Control
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/01/2019

Position description

Position Summary:

Saint-Gobain’s North American headquarters seeks an Internal Auditor to deliver audit and advisory services on the Company’s internal controls, risk management and compliance programs. The Internal Auditor will partner with key internal stakeholders to help evaluate financial processes and controls, identify and assess risk, and support the implementation of process improvements and better practices. This position will work with financial and operational leadership across our multiple business lines and geographies. This work will also require some travel, approximately 25%, to our various manufacturing sites and business offices around North America.


  • Planning for site audits and creation of the working program, including collection of preliminary information and organization of travel.
  • Diagnose using data analytic tools (Tableau, Celonis and Blackline) the business processes and internal controls of the audited entity.
  • Perform risk-assessment, access compliance, and analyze strengths and weaknesses of the various businesses/sites.
  • Provide recommendations using data analytic tools to business management of the audited entity to enable them to improve the level of management and internal controls and overall efficiency of their operations and initiate changes (if necessary).
  • Deliver objective evaluation of the findings, conclusions, and recommendations. Particular attention will be given to the drafting of the audit report, both in the content (proven facts, synthesis) and in the form (presentation).
  • Follow up periodically in regards to the implementation progress of the commitments taken by the audited entity until final completion of delivered audit recommendations.
  • Participate in special studies as necessary as communicated from executive management.
  • Prepare both internal and external presentations on various topics ranging from audit results to department initiatives.
  • Attend various learning seminars both domestically and internationally focusing on audit methodology, business initiatives, and personal development.


  • Undergraduate degree (Accounting is strongly preferred).
  • Certified Internal Auditor and/or Certified Public Accountant and/or MBA a plus.
  • Minimum of 2 years in the internal/external audit department of a ‘Big 4’ accounting firm with a manufacturing industry focus required.
  • Manufacturing internal audit experience preferred. Non-public experience also a plus.
  • Experience with data analytic tools including Tableau and Celonis preferred.
  • Fluency in a second language (preferable French and/or Spanish) is a plus.

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest building materials companies and manufacturer of innovative material solutions, helps create great living spaces by combining comfort and sustainability. For more than three-and-a-half centuries, Saint-Gobain has been enhancing the wellbeing of people everywhere, whether it’s by addressing climate change, delivering true sustainable development, advancing the information revolution, participating in medical breakthroughs or playing a vital role in space exploration. Focusing on the intersection of people, innovation and purpose, Saint-Gobain helps to address the needs of today and the challenges of tomorrow – offering employees the opportunity to invent themselves and reshape the world.

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