Director of Internal Audit
Job Family Group: Finance Are you ready to do something remarkable?
Ready to collaborate with an incredible team to solve problems that improve peoples lives? Meet Ingevity. At Ingevity, we develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads to last longer
and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner. Our people come from all different backgrounds and help reimagine new possibilities daily. We understand there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. We seek out new ideas for tackling complex problems and celebrate achieving the improbable.
We value each persons unique talents and synergize them to create meaningful impact and sustainable solutions for our customers and our world. Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. If these qualities describe you, wed love for you to join Ingevity! Overview: This role will functionally report to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and administratively report to the CFO at Ingevity. In this role, you will collaborate with individuals throughout the organization during audits and share leading practices while identifying opportunities to advance our internal controls program (SOX Program).
You will work with Ingevitys established SOX program and well documented audit procedures while leading team of professional auditors to plan and deliver the annual risk-based audit program. Your presentations to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors will take place quarterly and will inform the Audit Committee of the state of the internal control environment in the company. You will manage a risk-based audit program which will be dependable and trusted across the organization. You will further the development of audit operations leveraging current tools and identifying opportunities to drive improvements in data analytics, remote auditing capabilities and strategic audit planning.
You will assist the Audit Committee in fulfilling their governance responsibilities by fulfilling all audit related activities and communications outlined in our Internal Audit charter approved by the Audit Committee, while engaging with upper management, legal and functional management to inform a continuous risk evaluation and planning process. How you will impact Ingevity: Direct Ingevity global SOX program to independently backss the design and operating effectiveness of financial, information systems and operational controls.
Provide audit reports and updates to the Audit Committee and corporate and functional management. Stay current on training, emerging risks, best practices, and trends for world class Internal Audit function. Align processes and activities with guidance from the profession (Institute of Internal Auditors) as well as Ingevitys trusted external advisors. Lead a team of qualified professional audit members to execute risk-based audits and auditing of Ingevitys annual SOX program. Develop the enterprise-wide annual audit program and risk backssments.
Oversee the design and execution of audit programs involving compliance, operational, financial and information systems engagements. Leverage industry or functional expertise of Ingevitys external advisors as necessary to supplement risk-based audits. Continually evaluate Ingevitys risk profile and maintain flexibility in the audit program to address new or emerging risks. Delivery timely and relevant reporting to Ingevitys Audit Committee and CFO. Work closely with Ingevitys external audit firm. Plan for and manage activities in support of the external auditor firms internal controls annual reliance plan.
Work closely with Ingevitys Risk Management team to advance our Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program. Lead internal audit evaluations of significant technology strategic, financial, operational, and compliance risks in current or future state processes, including evaluations of risks and controls as well as consultative reviews of new process, policies or technologies as they are being implemented. Seeks opportunities to simplify and improve existing processes by maintaining a network of peers throughout the organization, staying ahead of changes in the business, researching trends in compliance, and disseminating leading practices identified from prior audits to further promote a culture of risk and controls.
What you need to succeed: Undergraduate degree in Accounting required Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Accountant, required; CIA desirable. 10+ years of experience in internal audit at large public company or public accounting firm 5+ years experience of audit staff and audit program management Domestic and international audit experience Audit experience within manufacturing industry is preferred Mastery of U.
S. GAAP financial statement SAP ERP experience is preferred Experience or desire to work in an international company; domestic and international travel required Strong knowledge of auditing principles, practices, compliance standards, Sarbanes-Oxley and COSO Framework; strong process orientation Leadership and people management skills; ability to direct and motivate staff and others Communication & presentation skills. Ability to effectively engage in verbal and written communications that are timely, concise, clear, and relevant while delivering with empathy. Collaborative approach and mindset; ability to balance subject matter expertise with continuous improvement approach.
This position is eligible for relocation assistance. This role is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. The successful candidate must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship to work in the US. Ingevity is a company made up of extraordinary people of every race, religion and background, all worthy of the same dignity. Our differences are one of our great strengths. Join us in building a culture of increasing diversity and respect a culture where everyone belongs. Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
Recruiting Agencies: Ingevity does not accept unsolicited resumes and therefore, will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes.
Location: Huger, SC