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IT Audit Senior

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022-2692

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 43024 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 

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IT Audit Senior

Function Overview

As a Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor within the Finance/Audit organization you will lead risk-based IT audits, integrated audits working with the finance/operational audit team and also performing SOX work. You will be directly reporting to the IT Audit Manager. The role will be working in a collaborative environment to deliver results where knowledge, experiences and internal/external networks can be leveraged to achieve results. In addition, this unique insight will place you in a position to become a valued business partner to key management stakeholders. Today you might be executing an audit on cybersecurity and presenting the results to Senior Management. The next day you may be involved in a global project that assists the company in ensuring security compliance. The following week you might be executing SOX control work.
Job Responsibilities


  • Conduct internal Information Security Management System (ISMS) audits based on ISO27001 framework and data privacy regulations
  • Plan and develop audit programs to assess key organization risks, including the clear documentation of Test of Design (TOD) and Test of Effectiveness (TOE) for the IT controls/ processes in the scope of audit
  • Lead & execute IT and SOX audits globally, coordinating internal resources to deliver on time and budget
  • Develop clear and concise audit findings, communicating effectively with IA management and business stakeholders.
  • Perform effective risk and control assessments
  • Abilities collaborating with systems integrators in developing business controls in SAP.
  • Supervise and coach staff auditors
  • Communicate effectively with cross functional teams and present complex issues to management in a clear and concise manner. 
  • Abilities to identify and address client needs, including developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships and an understanding of the client's business.
  • 15-25%​ travel is required (once travel restrictions are dismissed)
  • Strong time management and organization to meet critical audit and project timelines.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 5+ years experience performing information technology audits; specific Audit industry experience
  • 3+ years experience leading global projects within the areas of IT processes (such as cybersecurity, internet of things, vendor management, data governance and privacy such as GDPR, CCPA and LGPD along other IT processes)
  • 3+ years experience performing IT General Controls 
  • Certification earned or in progress ( CISA, CISO, CIA, CISSP, CCAK or other IT certification )


Preferred Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Previous experience working within one of the Big Four Audit Companies
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills. Communication across the enterprise will be important as this person will often be tasked with participating in cross-functional teams. The successful candidate will effectively communicate cross-functionally and at a variety of levels within the organization. 
  • 3+ experience as a supervisor or lead position with organizational and leadership abilities
  • In-depth understanding of auditing and control practices
  • Proficient in Google Suite (Google sheet, Google docs, AODocs, Google slides) and SAP system
  • Abilities and/or a proven record of identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley readiness, controls optimization, including the configuration of controls around security, business process and within SAP.
  • Abilities collaborating with systems integrators in developing business controls in SAP.
  • Abilities as a team member by creating a positive environment, monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations.
  • Abilities to identify and address client needs, including developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships and an understanding of the client's business.
  • Strong SQL knowledge


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