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Analyst, Audit

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Pero, Milan, IT, 20016

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

Job Mission
We are looking for an Audit Analyst to join our EMEA Audit team. He/she will perform financial, operational and compliance audits, in line with the regional audit plan, and support in the preparation of reporting to management and to the Audit Committee.
                                                                  
Your task in this role will include:

  • Perform financial, operational, and compliance audits, including identifying and defining issues, reviewing and analyzing evidence, documenting processes and procedures
  • Participate in developing internal audit deliverables and ensure that work is completed within agreed deadlines
  • Formalization and presentation of audit findings to management
  • Supporting in ensuring the closure of identified deficiencies
  • Perform SOX 404 testing, including walkthroughs and control testing, analyzing key controls, documenting deficiencies, and providing feedback
  • Provide assistance to the external auditors for their annual activities, through SOX 404 procedures
  • Analyze processes and suggest system improvements, acting as a business partner

 

Background and experiences

  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Financial Accounting or similar field
  • 2+ years of experience as an Internal or External Auditor (BIG4 experience will be considered a plus)
  • Good knowledge of Accounting principles and Risk & Control framework
  • Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • International travel will be required (up to 50%), mainly in EMEA region
  • MS Excel  (pivots, advanced formulas, large data analysis) and SAP knowledge are must
  • Manufacturing and Retail experience (good to have)
  • US GAAP (good to have)
  • Fluent English is required, (Russian and Italian are an advantage) 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com


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