Internal Audit Intern - Sandy Springs, 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 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

Internal Audit Intern - Sandy Springs, GA

Home Office - Northpark

1000 Abernathy Rd, NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328
United States

Summer 2021 Internal Audit Intern – Sandy Springs, Georgia
The opportunity:

  • This position will be assisting in the execution of assurance and advisory Internal Audit (IA) projects including financial, enterprise, and technology related audits, Sarbanes-Oxley testing activities, and external Audit Direct Assistance procedures included within the annual Internal Audit plan.
  • This role will support the department's aspiration of creating a strong risk/control assurance function, being consistently sought out for risk/control advisory services, delivering respected, valued, data-driven risk/control insights, and positively influencing continuous improvement of the changing global risk/control environment. 
  • The position is a part of WestRock’s IA department and will report to the Manager, Quality and Talent Development.

How you will impact WestRock:
  • Assist in the execution of internal audits of the Company's compliance, operational, and financial policies, procedures, and processes to ensure reliability and integrity of information, proper recording of transactions, safeguarding of assets, compliance with policies and procedures, achievement of operational goals and objectives, and effective and efficient use of resources
  • Assist in the execution of compliance, operational, and field audit testing in addition to walkthroughs, internal control operating effectiveness testing, and substantive procedures to support the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley 404 Program; assist in documenting work performed
  • Support all functional areas of Internal Audit including assisting in executing operational audits, plant audits, and regular inventory observations
  • Execute work under the direction of internal auditor co-workers and in compliance with department and company policies

What you need to succeed:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, etc.)
  • Available to travel approximately 30%, which may include periodic weekend travel
Desired Skills:
  • Master’s degree/MBA Plus
  • CPA, CIA, CISA, or CFE Plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to interface with key stakeholders and leaders
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and presentation skills both verbal and electronic formats
  • Strong technical abilities, working with Microsoft Office and ability to learn new IT Systems efficiently
  • Data analytic skills, utilizing data and transactions to identify errors and provide business insights; strong problem-solving skills
  • Accounting, Auditing, Financial Reporting, COSO, and/or Sarbanes-Oxley

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.

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. 

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