BD Internal Audit evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of all worldwide internal control processes on a rotating basis considering significance and risk as a service to BD Management and its Board of Directors. The Internal Audit process encompasses the following major activities:
Evaluate the adequacy of the Company's system of internal controls to ensure the safeguarding and protection of assets from loss, reliability and integrity of financial information and compliance with policies,
plans, procedures, and applicable laws & regulations.
Support management in optimizing internal controls by appraising the economy and efficiency with which resources are employed.
Review operations or programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with established objectives and goals, and whether the operations or programs are carried out as planned.
The Internal Auditor position is created for experienced auditors: auditors who have had experience in operational and financial auditing in the multi-national manufacturing industry. The position is ideal for someone looking to transition into a finance operational role in the business or at a regional/corporate level.
On each audit, the Internal Auditor should demonstrate strong communication, planning, administrative, technical, and audit investigative skills, as well as establishing and maintaining good relationships with location and team members. In addition, the Senior Internal Auditor must be willing to lead and be led by peers, as from time to time seniors may be asked to lead department projects or serve as an in-charge on an audit where no manager is on site. The Internal Auditor should have basic skills in project management. The Internal Auditor will report to the regional audit manager. The successful candidate must be willing to travel between 20% - 40% of the time to international locations.
Assist in development of risk-based audit plan
Identify financial and operational risks and incorporate into audit scope and audit program
Consult with manager/director on scope and audit timetable
Initiate discussions with business unit regarding planning and scope issues
Update audit program as appropriate
Communicate scope, timing and audit program to team
Conduct audits consistent with IIA and department policies; manage timely completion of audit including communication of status to manager
Identify and document financial statement exposures, operational/process issues, internal control deficiencies and opportunities for improvement
If applicable, coordinate fieldwork with IT Auditors
Prepare agenda for the audit closing meeting
Document audit findings into audit report format as the audit progresses
Adapt audit program and procedures as observations/new information is uncovered in the field
Finalize audit fieldwork and audit report consistent with report writing guidelines
Work to issue audit report in timely manner
Conduct self-evaluations with team
- B.S. in Finance/Accounting or Business Administration
- A minimum of 3 years audit; experience in a corporate environment or with a Big 4 firm is required
- Proven experience leading and building teams through an audit engagement.
- Fluency in Spanish is a plus
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
- Strong analytical skills
- Strong communication skills
- Comfortable working and learning independently and as part of a team.
- Understanding of Sarbanes Oxley, implementation practices and issues.
- Understanding of audit methodology and use of various audit tools to facilitate the audit process
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally a minimum of 30% of the time
- CIA and/or CPA/ACCA qualified would be a plus
Becton Dickinson - 19 months ago