Internal Auditor
ABB - Cary, NC

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Provide independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization’s operations. Help the organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Execute in the following areas across all ABB entities under the overall guidance from the Regional Head of Internal Audit for the North America Region and referring to the standards of the worldwide Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) framework:
Operational and Financial Audits and Special Reviews
•Participate in and / or lead audits or reviews (as instructed by Group Function Audit (GF-AU) Management) the execution of operational and financial audits (pre-, on-site and post- phases) for different business processes
•Collect, analyze, interpret document / information to arrive at an audit result, and prepare audit work papers in accordance with GF-AU procedures / standards (i.e. sufficiently complete, detailed and accurate to ascertain the audit work done and to support conclusions reached)
•Document audit findings, risks and recommendations and prepare audit reports
•Communicate audit results to Internal Audit Manager, Regional Head of Internal Audit and / or Audited Management
•Identify and evaluate risks within the audited unit besides the audit scope performed
•Assist in the development of understanding of internal controls in the units audited
•Communicate with other relevant ABB departments
Compliance audits / reviews
•Participate in compliance audits / reviews (pre-, on-site and post- phases) and prepare working papers in accordance with GF-AU procedures / standards
•Document compliance audit / review findings and risk and assist in the report preparation
•Communicate audit / review results to Internal Audit Manager and/or Regional Head of Internal Audit
Design reviews
•Perform design review and walkthroughs (pre-, on-site and post- phases) for different financial reporting processes
•Follow the design review protocol to assess the design effectiveness of the process and internal controls
Entity Level Control (ELC) Reviews
•Perform ELC reviews (pre-, on-site and post- phases) for different organizational levels
•Follow the ELC review protocol to assess the design and operational effectiveness of the ELCs
Testing Reviews
•Perform testing reviews (pre-, on-site and post- phases) for different financial reporting processes
•Follow the testing review protocol to assess the quality and accuracy of the testing performed by local management
Continuous Learning accountabilities:
•Audit Practice Development (if applicable) – individual would be the second member of a global team developing a framework/guideline (practice) for a defined business process aligned to the Group processes.
•Support GF-AU auditors in executing the developed practices.

Minimum Qualification

• 4 year degree in Accounting/Business Administrator/Economics; AND At least 5 years of professional experience in the field of auditing (external/internal)
• Master’s Degree in Accounting/Business Administrator/Economics ; AND at least 3 years of professional experience in the field of auditing (External / Internal)

Preferred Qualifications

• CIA /CISA /CPA certification
• Knowledge of SAP
• Ability to operate within teams of diverse cultures
• Willingness to develop leadership skills
• 50 % travel mainly within North American Region
• Strong analytical and IT skills
• Ability to independently execute internal audit mandates
• Good managerial skills
• Familiar with Spanish and/ or French
• Strong oral and written communication skills

Additional information:
Job posting dates may be modified based on manager discretion.

ABB is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: or

As an Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB’s career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to

Thanks for your interest in ABB!

Location: Cary,North Carolina,USA Contract type: Regular/Permanent Date posted: 2014-08-12 Job function: Audit and Verification Publication ID: US55553141_E1

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