Manager, Technology Audit - Norcross, GA
About WestRock WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.
At WestRock, we provide packaging solutions designed to give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We partner closely with them to deliver the best value on everything from paperboard used for a wide variety of packaging and shipping containers to specialty packages, boxes and displays. We consider ourselves to be part of their team – as we strive for continuous improvement together. Every day, our 45,000 team members combine practical innovations and rigorous execution in more than 300 operating and business facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific to deliver products and services that answer unique local needs.
Manager, Technology Audit - Norcross, GA
Works closely with the Senior Manager, Technology Audit to manage critical aspects of the Technology Audit area of the Internal Audit department including coordination with the Financial/IT Compliance Groups on Sarbanes-Oxley testing activities, execution of any technology related Internal Audit projects, and coordination with external auditors on Direct Assistance procedures.
How you will impact WestRock:
Plan and manage the execution of technology focused internal audit projects as identified in the annual Internal Audit plan; assess risks and impact of issues/observations; provide independent and objective evaluations of areas under review; track resolution of issues/observations and agreed upon management action plans identified during audits.
Work closely with the Senior Manager, Technology Audit and the Financial/IT Compliance Groups to oversee the testing of the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley 404 program (IT General Controls and application controls), focusing on testing compliance in the most efficient and effective manner; execute and review work performed, evaluate exceptions/deficiencies, coordinate work with Company's external auditors, and communicate results to appropriate stakeholders.
Attract, develop, mentor, and retain a team of professional Internal Auditors; effectively manage co-source resources in the execution of Internal Audit projects and manage loaned staff assignments.
Support continuous improvement activities related to overall internal audit approaches, tools and methodologies, and productivity; support efforts to drive efficiency and automation of Sarbanes-Oxley testing approaches; support the overall internal Quality Assurance and Improvement Program to ensure compliance with The Institute of Internal Auditors’ International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
Manage team's activities related to providing appropriate Direct Assistance support to the Company's external auditors in the performance of walkthroughs, as well as internal control and substantive testing.
What you need to succeed:
B.S. Degree in accounting, management information systems, or computer science
Professional Certification Required; CISA Strongly Preferred; CPA, CIA, or CFE plus
5+ years of relevant experience
Big 4 (Audit or Advisory Services), Public Company Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance and/or IT Operations experience
International experience is a plus
General Technical skills using: automated work papers, ACL, Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint and Sharepoint
Supervisory experience with leadership skills including strong ability to teach and coach
Ability to effectively interact with company leaders
Proven ability to manage multiple projects and teams
Ability to thrive in a team environment working both within the department and on cross-functional teams to solve multi-faceted business issues
Strong interpersonal, communication, analytical, and problem solving skills
Approximately 25% travel (including occasional weekend travel)
What we offer:
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.
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