Manager, Audit

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Apodaca, NLE, MX, 66634

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 48515 

 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 

 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

 

 

This role in summary

 

Internal Audit is an independent function reporting directly to the Audit Committee designed to support management and governance from the company processes.  The mission of internal audit is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight to the Board of Directors, the Audit Committee, and the senior management of Whirlpool. 

An Internal Audit Manager is responsible for organizing, planning and leading multiple projects in any  function, process, or business unit within Whirlpool. The projects include, but are not limited to: financial and business process reviews, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, advisory engagements, and special investigations. The mission is to assist Latin America North in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to continuously evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance processes. Provides advisory services to all areas of the business. Report on audit progress, mitigation of deficiencies and testing. Ensure compliance with internal controls and SOX requirements. Facilitates relationships with external auditors.
 

Your responsibilities will include

 

  • Perform annual risk assessment, define and present the audit plan for the region.
  • Monitor and manage assurance and consulting projects. Ensure the work is performed efficiently, timely and with high quality. Monitor each stage of the project: audit risk assessment; audit planning and coverage; audit results, conclusion, reporting and follow-up.
  • Prepare and present the audit report to management and Internal Audit leadership.
  • Prepare and monthly monitor the budget for the region.
  • Interface with management, including executive management, on a regular basis to communicate audit results and assess business and emerging risks. 
  • Promote the professional development of staff and senior auditors. This includes: ongoing coaching and mentoring; training and development; providing career development planning; conducting regular performance reviews; providing tools and enhancing individual capabilities required to perform assigned duties. 
  • Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations within the department. This includes eliminating non-value-added activities, initiating improvement efforts, and seeking out new value added opportunities for our operation. 
  • Participation in cross-functional efforts within the company to improve company operations. This could include company process reengineering teams, project task forces, internal control committees, corporate-wide initiatives, or other cross functional efforts. 
  • Be a change agent. Change could be in relation to Internal Audit Strategy Roadmap or a contribution to our passion towards succeeding on a Data Analysis journey or a business change initiative where Internal Audit is asked to contribute.  
     

Minimum requirements

 

Must Have

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics, Business or Finance 
  • 7+ years of experience in internal audit / external audit and/or previous experience in analyzing business processes / Finance.
  • At least 2 years of experience in a Manager position, talent management and supervisor experience with small to medium size teams 
  • Fluent English and Spanish
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), leadership, and project management skills
  • Incredibly organized and be able to prioritize their workload, as well as be resilient and calm under pressure
  • Ability to think independently, influence and lead others, hands on, global mindset to thrive in a diverse culture and environment
  • Understanding of compliance / Enterprise Risk Management Environment 
  • Availability to travel 20%-30% of the time (after pandemic, which may include international travel).

Preferred skills and experiences

 

  • Big four experience  
  • Professional certification  (i.e., CPA, CIA, CFE)
  • SOX experience
  • SAP experience
  • TeamMate experience
  • USGAAP knowledge
  • Data analysis experience
     

 

Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation 

 

See what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers. Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

 

At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.


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