Senior Internal Auditor

Job Location US-OH-Cincinnati
Kao Global
Cincinnati (Spring Grove Avenue)
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As a member of the global internal audit team, the Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for evaluating the design of business processes, testing related internal controls, providing detailed recommendations on how to improve the businesses, and driving that improvement through the organization. This includes use of SAP and data analytics software. Travel of up to 50%, occasional travel over weekends, is required. Audits will be conducted primarily North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia/New Zealand.


  • Performs advanced level and/or managerial professional internal audit work in complicated areas
  • Develops detailed recommendations for how to improve the people, processes, technology, reports, controls and financial results of the business
  • Uses well-developed interpersonal and persuasive skills to drive suggested changes through the organization
  • Provides major input to development of the annual audit plan
  • Provides training, coaching, and supervision to internal audit staff
  • Assists the Audit Manager in managing audit staff and in the planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring of internal audit operations, including assisting in hiring, training, and evaluating staff
  • Manages the identification and evaluation of the organization’s risk areas and provides major input to the development of the audit plan
  • Manages the performance of audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting company processes and procedures
  • Manages the identification, development, and documentation of audit issues and recommendations
  • Extensive knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, and management principles and preferred business practices


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Professional certification such as: CIA, CISA, CPA, etc.
  • Five years Full-time experience in auditing, accounting, business analysis, or program evaluation
  • Two years supervisory experience
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Data analysis, especially using ACL, is a plus
  • Experience with SAP is a plus
  • Consumer products/consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, retail, and/or chemical experience is a plus
  • Considerable skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems
  • Considerable knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by The Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Skill in conducting quality control reviews of audit work products
  • Skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines


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