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Audit Analyst


St. Louis, MO, US

Req ID:  3154
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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.

Position Summary

This position will be responsible for assisting in the planning, coordinating, and executing risk-based operational, SOX, IT, and compliance audits of both Edgewell domestic and international locations, as well as audits of significant Edgewell business partners.  It is a developmental role that requires the application of critical thinking and analysis skills in order to assess risks and trends within key accounts and processes and to identify process improvements and best practices for implementation.  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.

Universal Accountabilities

  • Perform planning activities for audit projects, based on an analysis of risk and objectives to ensure the audit is efficient and effective.
  • Execute the audit program ensuring adequate documentation to complete the internal audit and support the conclusions reached.
  • Assist in periodic peer-review and provide feedback and questions to testers or Manager in an effective manner.
  • Evaluate, document, and analyze business processes and be able to provide recommendations for improvements.
  • Identify potential control weaknesses, irregularities, discrepancies, and deviations from prescribed procedures, policies, and practices to help the Company improve performance and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Communicate to auditee and stakeholders the objectives and results of the audit in both written and verbal form and track follow-up and resolution to any identified issues.
  • Provide internal control and business process guidance in an advisory manner.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or related field
  • 1 to 3+ years of auditing experience or applicable business experience
  • Basic knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley, auditing theory and practice, accounting and finance, and general familiarity with information systems controls
  • 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 a project team
  • Project management and leadership skills
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio)
  • Position requires travel from 10% to 30%, including international travel

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Professional certification (CPA, CIA, 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 is a plus


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.
  • 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 suites high caliber, motivated individuals that have potential to serve as future leaders within the broader Edgewell business.
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.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis