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Data: 17/01/2022

Localização: São Paulo, SP, BR

Empresa: Goodyear

Endereço: BR - Brazil Central Office  
Representante de Aquisição de Talento Goodyear: Dayse Regina de Freitas Gallo 

Auditor LA

São Paulo - SP


Primary Purpose of the Position

  • Assist Auditor Sr LA and Auditor Leader LA with analysis of data for the audit entity and audit risk determination.
  • Assist Auditor Sr LA with development of the audit programs.
  • Assist Auditor Sr LA with pre-audit correspondence with the audit customer.
  • Perform appropriate audit tests for assigned audit areas and ensuring that testing and audit documentation is completed in accordance with the audit plan and departmental quality assurance guidelines.
  • Develop less experienced professionals and guide them throughout the audit process.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance to Auditor Jr / trainee regarding auditing, accounting, and internal control issues.
  • Execute the assigned activities with consistency, integrity and according to the quality standards of the department - Identify issues and draft the issue summary for Auditor Sr LA review, approval and distribution to the audit customer.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the audit customers to ensure that the audit assistance needed to complete the fieldwork in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Report progress of work to Auditor Sr LA/Auditor LA.
  • Escalate to the Auditor Sr LA or Auditor Leader LA any potential fraud situation identified during the audit execution.
  • Assist Auditor Sr LA with preparing the discussion draft of the audit report and resolving any outstanding questions/issues related to the draft.
  • Assist Auditor Sr LA with preparing for the audit exit and closing meetings.
  • Prepare and review the workpaper files before submit it to above levels review to ensure completeness and compliance with departmental quality standards.
  • Review workpapers prepared by less experienced professionals to ensure completeness and compliance with departmental quality standards.
  • Assist Auditor LA/Auditor Senior LA associates in resolving any outstanding questions/issues related to the audit and follow-up on audit findings.
  • Populate and keep the Teammate updated with all files (meetings presentations, previous reports, external data, etc.) and workpapers prepared during the audit.

In the absence of the Auditor Jr LA:

  • Follow up on a monthly basis on issues with expired action plans sending e-mails to the action plans owners in order to force them to solve and close the issues.
  • Send on a monthly basis reminders to the action plans owners with action plans due in the next 30 days. This activity has to be done by the second working day of the month;
  • Stay current with applicable company policies and procedures and professional accounting/auditing standards.
  • Complete special audit requests and projects as directed by audit management.
  • Provide recommendations to the team to enhance/improve the audit process.
  • Complete the annual audit training/development requirements.


Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a concentration in business administration, accounting or finance is required. Other business related degrees may be acceptable, but a sound foundation in generally accepted accounting and auditing principles is required.
  • Working towards professional designation such as CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CMA (Certified Management Accountant) is desired



  • 2+ years of audit work experience or four to six years of prior operational experience. Auditing work experience with exposure to manufacturing is preferred; however, business/operational experience may be deemed adequate.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Communicates clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Learns quickly.
  • Possesses problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Works effectively as a team member, not being concerned only with the activities that are assigned but also with the overall objective and results of the audit.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on actions that deliver results.
  • Possesses inter-personal skills to build working relationships with customers and audit associates.
  • Is highly motivated to meet or exceed performance expectations. - Possesses ability to drive continuous improvement processes that enhance personal and departmental performance.
  • Able to recognize significant deviations from both GAAP and sound internal control principles.
  • Able to analyze and grasp a situation quickly from different perspectives and create well-reasoned solutions.
  • Demonstrates to be proactive and committed with the work being performed
  • Is highly motivated to learn and live new experiences


  • English
    • writing - advanced - need to document work being performed, draft issue summaries and prepare presentations
    • speaking - intermediate/advanced - need to be able to participate in regular conversations/meetings
    • reading - intermediate/advanced - need to be able to read and interpret medium/high complexity documents
  • Spanish
    •  writing - intermediate - need to be able to write e-mails to the auditees
    • speaking - intermediate/advanced - need to be able to keep discussions in Spanish with the auditees
    • reading - intermediate - need to be able to read and interpret low/medium complexity documents
  • Portuguese
    • writing - intermediate - need to be able to write e-mails to the auditees
    • speaking - intermediate/advanced - need to be able to keep discussions in Portuguese with the auditees
    • reading - intermediate/advanced - need to be able to read and interpret medium/high complexity documents

Auditor LA should have working knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), GAAS (Generally Accepted Auditing Standards), business processes, internal controls, understanding of the internal audit process and fraud (how to identify it, red flags in the processes). It is advantageous if Auditor LA has knowledge of: the IIA (Institute of Internal Auditing) Standards, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 with emphasis on Section 404 of the Act, Company policies and procedures, if applicable, country specific accounting standards, major laws and regulations.

Possesses analytical and computer skills including Windows operating system and Microsoft Office application software (i.e., Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Knowledge of SAP and Teammate a plus.

Analytical Tools

  • Excel intermediate
  • Knowledge and previous develpoments with VBA, Power BI, Tableau and other related analytical tools will be a plus
  • Familiarity with fraud investigations tool will be a plus


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