Director Internal Audit

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Job #: 18734
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Director Internal Audit
Job Location: Kansas City, MO
Base Compensation: $130,000 — $160,000
Total Compensation: $150,000 — $190,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: Yes
Job Categories: Audit
Industries: Manufacturing / Distribution


Growing company. Will oversee audit department. Future career growth opportunities.


This position will oversee and coach personnel working in or under the direction of the Company's internal audit function, ensuring that assignments are adequately planned and performed in accordance with Internal Audit's procedures and standards. Responsible for providing oversight or direct execution for developing and implementing department strategy, Capital Project Audits, Operational Audits, and managing the administration and reporting of SOX-404 control testing and leading special projects. The incumbent will be responsible for resource planning and management associated with the completion of scheduled internal audits and assigned special projects. Maintains all organizational and professional ethical standards including adherence to the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. REPORTS TO: Functionally to the Chairman of the Audit Committee and administratively to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and his/her designee (as applicable) Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Sets strategic direction for audit objectives, methodologies, techniques, and tools. Maintains confidentiality, independence, and objectivity in all assignments. Prepares an annual audit plan responsive to the Company's risks and achievement of objectives that indicates levels of auditing possible and sufficiency of department resources. Develops the internal audit department budget. Provides information periodically on the status and results of the internal audit plan and function. Oversees the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) assessment, including planning and organizing, testing, and reporting, and working with process owners to develop and implement remediation plans to address any control deficiencies. Sets standards, monitors, and maintains regular reporting for work related activities to enforce personal and staff accountability of schedules, priorities and projects for achieving monthly and annual staff utilization objectives and goals. Performs internal audit projects as part of the annual Internal Audit plan, including developing risk-based audit programs and scheduling/performing audit projects. This may include special investigations or other, management-requested projects. Advocates standards and monitor work papers for quality and to ensure that work performed is clearly documented. Provides guidance and support to business and functional units in the development, refinement and documentation of internal controls and business process improvements. Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations using independent judgment concerning areas being audited and summarizes conclusions in audit reports to management. Manages/conducts follow-up on open Audit issues and work action items to ensure closure of management action plans. Coaches and conducts performance development and management of personnel working in the internal audit function. Develops and maintains productive working relationships with co-workers and external contacts in the internal audit industry and those industries in which the company operates. Coordinates activities with other control and monitoring functions as needed (enterprise risk management, compliance, legal, security, safety, environmental, information technology, external audit). Maintains a thorough understanding of organizational goals, strategies, metrics, industry trends, products and services, and processes. Maintains sufficient knowledge, skills, experience, and professional certifications to meet requirements of the Internal Audit Charter and to administer and execute the internal audit function. This may include pursuing professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and sharing information gained with co-workers.


Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field and minimum 10 years related audit experience. Strong inter-personal, leadership, and team-building required. Need ability to work effectively across functional areas. Excellent communication skills including ability to write/speak/listen effectively to people across all levels of the organization. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or CPA certifications preferred. Project Management and IT systems experience or a general understanding of how information systems operate is a plus. Knowledge of company operations, systems, or products and/or general industry knowledge or experience is a plus. Travel: Approximately 10%-20% with overnight stays including some international travel.


Certified Internal Auditor; Certified Public Accountant

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