IT Auditor
PPG Industries - Pittsburgh, PA

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PPG: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE. PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world's leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more than 60 countries around the world. Sales in 2011 were $14.9 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit Key Responsibilities Information Technology (IT) Auditors are members of the Corporate Audit Services (CAS) team and are responsible for the effective execution of a wide range of internal and compliance audits throughout the company. Primary activities will focus on IT general controls and will also include audit activities aligned to financial audits as part of an overall audit schedule. The incumbent participates in developing the initial audit plan and assumes full on-the-job responsibility for satisfactory completion of assigned audit tasks. Principal accountabilities include planning and organizing individual audit assignments, executing field work, documenting testing, communicating audit findings and recommendations, and advancing personal self-development through appropriate training activities. Experience and Education This position requires a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems, Accounting or Finance. Foreign language skills and professional certifications such as the CIA and CISA are also desirable. Requirements include a minimum of 3-5 years auditing experience and/or a working understanding of IT policies and procedures, especially related to security or project management. Functional and Technical Skills Expected travel is approximately 25% and occasional international travel may be required. This position requires considerable proficiency in order to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of controls and procedures. The incumbent must understand and apply IT general and application controls concepts and auditing theories, procedures, and techniques and the successful candidate must be able to analyze relevant information to reach conclusions. Effective writing skills are required to clearly and concisely communicate audit findings and effective oral communication skills are essential as the incumbent must be able to communicate clearly, quickly, and persuasively. This position will also support the department's Data Analytics process to acquire and analyze data through key ERP systems in support of Financial and IT audit engagements (~ 15% of time). Success Factors/Competencies Prime Success Factors (focus on results, drive change, promote teamwork, build trust & respect, understand market & customer perspective) plus the following : Communicate and share information Take responsibility Resolve conflict Working across cultures Attend to detail Functional expertise Plan and organize PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check. PPG Industries, Inc. offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) is a global supplier of protective and decorative coatings. The Company operates in six segments: Performance...