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Manager, Global Internal Audit

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 15841 Apply


The Global Internal Audit Manager will lead and conduct audits of SC Johnson’s domestic and international businesses and make recommendations to improve internal controls, operational efficiencies, adopt Company/industry best practices and assess compliance with corporate policies, contracts and industry or government regulations.  The position collaborates with Finance Directors and leadership to help ensure that the company’s internal controls are designed to address appropriate risks and are effective to (1) protect and (2) enhance value.   This position gains exposure to many functional areas of the Company, including Finance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, Logistics, Research and Development, and Information Technology.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead internal audits and other projects, gaining ongoing opportunities to demonstrate leadership and individual initiative.
  • Evaluate business processes and their capabilities for managing key business risks.
  • Partner with clients to find constructive and value-added recommendations for improving operations.
  • Assist teams to design and maintain more efficient processes to support business objectives.
  • Execute critical projects as requested by Company management (e.g., acquisitions baseline control assessments, system pre-implementation readiness assessments, process improvement studies, etc.).
  • Lead the execution of complex audits and produce findings/reports that are high-substantive quality, well-drafted and communicated, and delivered on schedule in conformity with department policy and procedures
  • Work with external auditors or outside consultants on projects, when applicable (e.g., define project scope, support engagement, deliver high-quality and value-added report).
  • Research and share leading-edge ideas and best practices with clients.
  • Develop audit plans for more ambiguous ad-hoc reviews
  • Partner with senior leadership to understand business requirements and identify opportunities to support those business needs
  • Identify and develop business data analytics that highlight key risk areas and provide proactive continuous monitoring
  • Ensure regulatory items are effectively completed, validated, documented and reported timely

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field, preferably with an Accounting or Finance emphasis
  • 7+ years of experience in public accounting, internal audit or accounting/ finance or Advanced degree in Accounting and Finance with 5 years of experience

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Advanced knowledge of audit principles and theory, the Institute of Internal Auditing (IIA) standards, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • CPA certified
  • SAP experience
  • Prior experience in managing projects and project teams.
  • Demonstration of skills related to critical thinking, good judgement, team building, proactive issue resolution, creativity and independence
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the proven ability to present and explain complex information and suggest process improvements to diverse audiences including senior level management
  • Ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with peers, senior leadership and all levels of the organization, with a positive and professional image
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Foreign language skills

Job Requirements:

  • Full-Time
  • The position typically requires approximately 20% travel (domestic and international); Three to four international trips each fiscal year (generally two weeks each).

SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.


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