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Senior Internal Auditor Request ID: Req-24800 Location: USA, California, Irvine

Company: Edwards Lifesciences
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. For more than 50 years, we have established a remarkable track record around that innovation: Work that enables clinicians around the world to enhance and save lives. We are experiencing massive growth, and this is your opportunity to make a big impact! Edwards is looking for a motivated, self-directed, and team-oriented Senior Internal Auditor to join a dynamic global internal audit team committed to making a difference in our company. Our team conducts global operational internal audit reviews and assesses the overall internal control environment for Edwards. There are ample opportunities for continuous learning and career growth as you will interact with management teams in different functions.Job Responsibilities:

  • Document business processes, evaluate effectiveness of key control design, perform key control walkthroughs, develop and execute key control testing, and assess impact of key control deficiencies across business processes for SOX Compliance
  • Liaise with finance management and external auditor teams to build and maintain alignment of audit expectations and solutions
  • Plan internal audits and projects, make judgments around objectives and scope, to ensure effective and efficient audit execution
  • Execute internal audit reviews and projects in compliance with professional and departmental standards to identify and mitigate business risk
  • Challenge the status quo and take initiative to mature and develop business processes within Edwards through identification of internal audit observations
  • Assess risks inherent in areas under review while applying thought leadership
  • Provide analysis, propose solutions, and provide advisory consultative services to operational, financial and business unit management to improve internal controls, safeguard assets, and ensure compliance with management objectives
  • Provide input to develop internal audit reports of operational reviews and oral presentations in a timely basis
  • Review the work of others to ensure quality and support development
  • Provide coaching and knowledge transfer to team members and other stakeholders
  • Support other duties as assigned by leadership
  • Embark on 2 to 4 business trips per year, approximately 2-weeks in length to mainly international locations to visit Edwards sales offices and manufacturing plants subject to COVID limitationsRequired Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics or Mathematics
    • A minimum of five years of Audit experience (Or three years with a Masters)Preferred qualifications:
      • MBA, Master of Finance (MFin)
      • 3 years public accounting experience (e.g., Big Four CPA firms)
      • Professional audit designations (e.g., CPA or CPA candidate, CIA, CISA)
      • Data analytic skills (e.g., IDEA, Tableau, Alteryx) and knowledge of audit management software (e.g., TeamMate+, AuditBoard)Additional Expectations:
        • Proven expertise in MS Office Suite, including advanced Excel skills
        • Excellent verbal and written communications and interpersonal relationship skills
        • Excellent critical thinking, and investigative skills
        • Multi-lingual is a plus
        • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment is essential
        • Problem-solving skills, detail-orientation, flexibility, and welcoming surprises is required
        • Ability to build relationships to work effectively in a team, supporting others, and work with all levels of management can lead to success
        • Proficient knowledge of financial concepts, COSO principles and internal controls
        • Understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
        • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
        • Expertise and ability to coach others in one or more functional areas
        • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion
        • Ability to travel internationally as needed
        • Ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment, including inter-departmental teams
        • Ability to interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations
        • Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/controlAligning our overall business objectives with performance, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a wide variety of benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.For California, the base pay range for this position is $76,000 to $108,000 (highly experienced).The pay for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., qualifications, education, prior experience).

Keywords: Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine , Senior Internal Auditor Request ID: Req-24800 Location: USA, California, Irvine, Accounting, Auditing , Irvine, California

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