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Internal Auditor 1

Date: Dec 2, 2018

Location: Alabang Muntinlupa, 00, PH, 1781

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 3137 

Grace is built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

The Internal Auditor is responsible for planning and execution of Financial and SOX compliance audits. This includes assisting with project scoping and risk assessments, performing and documenting internal control walkthroughs, testing and evaluating entity-level, business process and automated/IT controls, evaluation of control deficiencies and reporting on Internal Control effectiveness.

Major Responsibilities 

  • Plan and execute audit assignments, which include assessing the design and operating effectiveness of the internal control structure and compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Document tests results and provide support for an informed, objective opinion of the risk exposure
  • Develop and discuss findings, recommendations and timelines for corrective action with appropriate division and/or department leaders.
  • Monitor the status of SOX deficiencies and recommendations and appraise the adequacy of follow-up actions taken.
  • Assist in mapping and documentation of process to identify key risks and controls
  • Works independently under general supervision with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
  • Partners with management to determine remediation steps and ensure corrective actions are completed timely.
  • Provides direct assistance to external auditors (performs work on behalf of external auditors and is supervised directly by external auditors).
  • Perform individual research and projects as needed.

Required Skills

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices and management principles and business practices
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks with changing priorities and evolving issues
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to self-review work product
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of data analytic concepts; Experience with ACL or other analytic tools a plus
  • Understanding the principles of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and SSAE16/SOC reports
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time, involving weekends away from home (current valid passport or ability to secure passport within normal processing time)
  • Willing to work extended hours as may be required, including mornings and evenings
  • Professional accounting and/or auditing certification a plus (CA, CPA, CIA, CISA or equivalent)

Required Experience

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of two to four (2-4) years of recent experience in accounting and auditing
  • Big 4 or Tier 2 Public Accounting firm and/or manufacturing /shared service center experience is a plus
  • Experience in SAP is a plus
  • Experience with Workiva WDesk is a plus.

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.