Lead Internal Auditor  Yardley, PA  
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A global manufacturing client of ours is actively targeting to hire an experienced Accounting professional to join their well-established and growing Internal Audit team at a Lead level. The Internal Audit group's primary focus is to deliver a systematic / disciplined approach of evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the Company's control, governance, and risk management processes.  This position will offer the opportunity for up to 25% travel to sites mainly in the domestic US, with a couple of international trips (Mexico, South America) throughout the year.  (All travel and site-visits are pre-planned)
The Lead Internal Auditor will be a goal and career-driven professional who will report directly into the Audit Director & Manager.  This position is open due to a recent promotion within the team, which is keeping with the company's commitment to offering career advancement/growth across the organization.  In addition, this organization offers a phenomenal benefits package and has an engaging corporate culture.  

  • The Auditor will be expected to offer continuous improvements to the Department, particularly in regards to SOX compliance, testing methodologies and end products.  
  • Understand and apply company’s internal controls and accounting policies, as well as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS).
  • Develop, and leverage, knowledge of the company’s information systems and their application.  
  • Identify risk and assess the effectiveness of control activities; including performance of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOx) testing of the design and effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting.  
  • Create organized stand alone workpapers to support audit testing and report findings.
  • Review workpapers and report drafts to ensure that all significant accounting, auditing and reporting issues have been identified and communicated.
  • Evaluate and improve on the effectiveness and efficiency of the audit process by continually challenging and improving the audit procedures.  
  • Utilize exposure gained from assignments to build knowledge of the company’s business for future opportunities outside of Internal Audit.  
  • Contribute to on-going risk assessment. 
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • BS in Accounting or related field required. 
  • Achievement of or progress towards professional certification, CPA, CIA preferred; CISA, CFE valued.  
  • Experience at one of the following:
    • Big Four (KPMG / Ernst & Young / PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) / Deloitte & Touche) or large regional public accounting firm (McGladrey / Grant Thornton, etc)
    • Internal Audit experience from a large, manufacturing entity
  • This position requires overnight travel, domestic and international.
  • Valid passport required
  • 2nd language skills (Spanish and/or Portuguese) are highly valued.


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