Responsible for fieldwork execution and delivery at the GBS
Perform detailed reviews of staff to drive depth, consistency, and quality of work
Execute audit worksteps and prepare workpapers, generally around most complex topics / areas
Primary project manager in the field for the GBS
Assist the On-shore Lead and GBS Lead in scoping and planning for audit (provides data and analysis to drive audit program
Initiate audit survey and obtain financial / operational data for the audit location or business process
Perform reviews of information and analysis of data for the audit entity or process and assessing the audit risk
Develop audit program, audit scope, testing methodology, time budget and submit to Audit Supervisor for review and approval
Assist the Audit Supervisor in preparing and distributing audit announcement memorandum to audit customers
Prepare the audit entrance presentation and deliver the presentation in the absence of the Audit Supervisor or Regional Audit Manager
Independently conduct all audit planning activities to summarize the planning effort and forward to Audit Supervisor for review and approval
Conduct appropriate audit test for assigned audit areas and ensure that testing is completed as scheduled and documented in compliance with departmental standards
Provide direction and timely support to the audit team in all phases of the audit field work, including on-the- job training
Review junior auditor’s work to ensure that it was performed in compliance with the audit program and departmental audit quality standards and provide timely feedback regarding individual performance
Develop and / or review audit comments to ensure that they are properly composed, comply with materiality guidelines and that the recommendations are relevant and practical.
Ensure that all possible audit comments are provided to the audit customer as they are developed and management responses are received prior to the exit meeting.
Identify and facilitate resolution of all issues that may inhibit audit team’s performance
Constantly monitor progress of audit and maintain positive relationship with audit customers to ensure that the audit assistance needed to complete the audit fieldwork in a timely and efficient manner
Keep the Audit Supervisor and / or Regional Audit Manager informed in a timely manner of progress and issues identified during the audit.
Prepare the discussion draft of the audit report and submit the draft to the Audit Supervisor for review comments, approval and distribution to the audit customers.
Prepare an exit meeting agenda and presentation.
Lead the exit meeting with the audit customers, if required.
Review the electronic work paper files to determine completeness and compliance with quality assurance standards.
Resolve any outstanding questions / issues related to the audit.
Assist the Audit Supervisor in completing the draft report.
Follow up on the audit findings to ensure their timely and proper disposition.
Motivate, encourage and support individual auditors to help them accomplish their individual and departmental goals and objectives.
Assist the Audit Supervisor and other audit management in the developing, updating, maintaining and communicating departmental policies and procedures to auditors.
Provide in-house training when required.
Stay current with applicable policies and procedures and interpret such policies for less senior audit personnel
Coordinate and complete special audit requests and projects as directed by the Audit Supervisor or senior audit management
Provide recommendations to the Audit Supervisor regarding audit process enhancements and implement audit process enhancements when approved
Complete the annual audit training / development requirements / commitments
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Internal Audit associates, management in general, and external auditors
Perform other duties and special assignments as directed by the Audit Supervisor or the Regional Audit Manager
Job Requirements :
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a concentration in accounting or finance is required
Professional designation such as CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), and CMA (Certified Management Accountant) is desired.
A CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) designation is considered a plus
Three to five (3-5) years of audit work experience or four to six years of prior operational experience
Preferably with auditing work experience and / or business / operations experience
Advanced knowledge of business and financial processes and internal controls
Must have advanced knowledge in GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), GAAS (Generally Accepted Auditing Standards), The IIA (Institute of Internal Auditing) Standards, the Sarbanes-
Oxley Act of 2002 with emphasis on Section 404 of the Act, Goodyear company policies, if applicable, country specific accounting standards, major laws and regulations
Must be knoweldgeable in identifying significant deviations from both GAAP, sound internal control principles and infromation technology including general and application controls
Advanced knowledge in all aspects of internal audit process including risk assessment, developing individual audit programs, application of audit testing techniques and methodologies, documenting audit work and exceptions, development of audit findings, communications with audit customers, report writing
Possess excellent analytical and computer skills including Windows operating system and Microsoft Office application software (i.
e., Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Must value ethical conduct, integrity , confidentialit and objectivity in all circumstances in strict adherence to Goodyear Business Conduct Manual
Has the commitment to pursue professional development opportunities