Staff Internal Auditor

Date: Jun 9, 2021

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

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 44679 

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. 

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.


Staff Internal Auditor

This role in summary:
As a Corporate Internal Auditor within the Finance/Audit organization you will be responsible for gaining an understanding of key business processes, documenting conclusions based on testing of key controls, and providing value-added solutions to the business for everyday use.  


This unique insight will place you in a position to become a valued business partner to key management stakeholders.  This role provides an opportunity for growth and development within Whirlpool Corporation.  This position is a Staff Internal Audit on-site position.


Today you might be executing an engagement of a third party vendor and presenting the results to Senior Management. The next day you may be involved in a data analysis project that assists the company in reducing costs. The following week you might be executing SOX control testing. 
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Executes operational and SOX audit assignments successfully from beginning to end
  • Performs data analytics to assess total population risk
  • Ensures audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, controls, and risk.
  • Obtains and reviews audit evidence ensuring conclusions are accurate and well-documented.
  • Adheres to applicable department and professional standards
  • Works closely with management to promptly resolve problems and build trust.
  • Ensures adequate focus on personal & professional growth in line with career progression
  • Proactively seeks relevant education and training opportunities
  • Travel up to 10% at times with relatively short notice.
  • Work hours as needed to meet critical deadlines


Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • 2+ years of experience in internal audit and/or analyzing business processes
  • Experience with navigating, extracting data, and dataflows in ERP systems
  • Data analysis experience including utilization of analytical tools 

Preferred skills and experience

  • Big 4 or Fortune 500 experience
  • SAP experience
  • Experience working in an audit management system
  • SOX walkthrough and testing experience
  • Familiarity with Google applications (Google Sheets Google Docs, Google Slides) 
  • Tableau experience
  • Understanding of US GAAP, SOX, COSO Control Framework, Internal Auditing Standards and risk assessment practices.


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