Reference : 572016

Senior Internal Auditor

  • Audit & Internal Control
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/10/2019

Position description

Saint-Gobain’s North American headquarters is seeking a Senior Internal Auditor to deliver audit and advisory services on the Company’s internal controls, risk management and compliance programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Audit Planning

  • Collection of the preliminary and necessary information for a strong preparation of the audit assignment
  • Assist in planning decisions such as allocation of resources, work assignments, audit scoping, etc.
  • Ability to act as lead contact with entity management
  • Delegate projects and other tasks to staff auditors as needed

Audit Field Work

  • Diagnose using data analytics tools (Celonis, Tableau and Blackline) the business processes and internal controls of the audited entity
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the organization
  • Assess the level of risk management by the audited entity. Further identify areas of risk
  • Assess the compliance of processes in place with laws and rules to be applied
  • Ensure that Group methods and rules are well-applied
  • Accumulate, organize, and conclude on all audit evidence obtained
  • Provide recommendations to business unit management of the audited entity to enable them to improve the level of management and internal controls of their operations and initiate changes (if necessary)
  • Act as resource for staff auditors during on-site field work, in support of audit manager
  • Review work papers of staff auditors and provide necessary feedback
  • Assist with responsibility for organizing and presenting opening/closing meetings

Audit Report

  • Prepare and present findings and recommendations in a closing meeting presentation
  • 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)
  • Identify root cause and actions needed to satisfy each audit recommendation and finding
  • Follow up periodically in regards to the implementation progress of the commitments taken by the audited entity until final completion of delivered audit recommendations
  • Assist with the review audit report, make necessary edits, and prepare a draft for review by the audit manager and VP of audit
  • Assist on correspondence with entity management on acceptance and issuance of the final audit report
  • 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
  • Participate in the annual audit planning process to support the audit manager and VP of audit Assist the audit manager and VP of audit with various projects and tasks as needed


  • Undergraduate degree (Accounting is strongly preferred)

  • Minimum of 4 years of internal/external audit experience in Manufacturing or Supply Chain. Big 4  or Regional Accounting Firm experience is a plus.

  • Certified Internal Auditor and/or Certified Public Accountant and/or MBA a plus

  • Previous experience with data analytic tools including Celonis and Tableau  is a plus.

  • Ability to travel 25% (1 week a month- typically Sunday evening through Friday morning)

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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