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Sr. Audit Analyst

Location: 

St Louis, MO, US

Req ID:  2160
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Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Senior Analyst, Internal Audit

Finance – Internal Audit

Position Summary

This position will be involved in planning, coordinating, and leading risk-based operational, SOX, IT, and compliance audits of both Edgewell domestic and international locations, as well as managing special projects and initiatives and audits, as necessary.  This includes the application of leadership, communication, and critical thinking and analysis skills in order to assess risks and trends within key accounts and processes, identify process improvements and best practices for implementation, foster teamwork, and drive timely and quality project completion. 

These results must be achieved in a manner that enhances the overall organization and is accomplished through performance of the following competencies: Critical Thinking, Analysis and Decision Making, Teamwork, Influence, Collaboration, Initiative, Customer Focus, and Achieving Results. The person in this role will need to have a solid understanding of accounting principles and be able to take complex information and synthesize it into an understandable format.

 

This role will be assisting the Manager and/or Director of Internal Audit in planning certain activities of the Internal Audit Department including, but not limited to, (a) assist in preparing an annual SOX audit plan which fulfills the responsibility of the Department, (b) scheduling and assigning work to meet completion dates, (c) conducting risk assessments (d) estimating resource needs, (e) review and coaching.

 

Universal Accountabilities

  • Perform planning activities for audit projects, based on an analysis of risk and objectives to ensure the audit is efficient and effective.
  • Manage and review staff and offshore auditors’ work to ensure execution of the audit program is adequate and that high-quality documentation is retained to complete the audit timely, while adequately supporting the conclusions reached.
  • Evaluate, document and analyze business processes and be able to provide recommendations for improvements to all levels of management.
  • Identify potential control weaknesses, irregularities, discrepancies, and deviations from prescribed procedures, policies, and practices to help the Company improve performance and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Review workpapers and work products and provide direction and guidance to audit team members.
  • Aid in the performance and development of the Internal Audit team.
  • Communicate to the auditee and stakeholders the objectives and results of the audit in both written and verbal form.
  • Provide internal control and business process guidance in an advisory manner.
  • Participate in multiple audits/projects according to importance. Demonstrate the ability to be flexible and think “on your feet” when priorities or situations change, and act accordingly. Adopt a hybrid approach to tasks and leverage offshore resources to ensure timely completion of work.
  • Demonstrate the confidence and communication skills to work with and present information directly to high-level management within all functional areas of the organization.
  • Develop continuous improvement of the SOX program, focusing on optimization and efficiency, including key controls, testing approach, coverage tools, etc.

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or related field
  • 3 to 6 years of auditing experience or applicable business experience
  • Sound knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley, auditing theory and practice, accounting and finance, and general familiarity with information systems controls
  • Project management and leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated initiative in learning new systems and processes
  • Ability to remain flexible and multi-task in a complex and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of or leading a project team
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio)

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Professional certification (CIA, CPA, CMA, etc.)
  • Public accounting experience
  • Prior consumer product industry experience and/or manufacturing experience
  • Prior experience with data extraction/analysis in an SAP environment
  • Multi-language skills particularly Spanish, Chinese, German, or Japanese

 

Working Relationships

  • This position reports administratively to the Audit Director but will take on various roles within the audit project team based on specific projects assigned.
  • Position requires travel from 20% to 40% including international.
  • This position requires someone who is a team player and is open to diversity, as they will work with Edgewell Colleagues around the world.
  • This position best suits a high caliber, highly motivated, engaged individual that has the potential to serve as future leaders within the Department or broader Edgewell business.

 

Edgewell Values and Behaviors

(The role requires the incumbent to effectively models these four values and behaviors)

Values/Behaviors

What does this look like for the role?

People First

  • Build relationships
  • Invest in our people
  • Celebrate and include
  • Contribute to our communities
  • Builds authentic working relationship, works cross functionally, and viewed as a resource for all levels of Management
  • Celebrates and include others
  • Contributes to creating a positive team environment
  • Aligns opportunities to each employee’s developmental goals

Move Forward

  • Try, create and learn
  • Be decisive
  • Bounces back and learns from mistakes made
  • Takes responsibility and accountability for making timely decisions
  • Fosters an environment where their team feels comfortable taking risks, even if they fail

Listen up, Speak up

  • Say it straight
  • Listen to understand
  • Gives honest and open feedback
  • Encourages others to openly share and strive to fully understand what others are saying
  • Gives both positive and constructive feedback regularly

Own it, together

  • Get it done
  • Do it together
  • Being self-motivated to get things done
  • Holds self-accountable for personal, team and organizational performance goals

 

 

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Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.