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Senior Regional Auditor (Bilingual)

Date: Nov 23, 2018

Location: Taguig, 00, PH

Company: Goodyear

Location: PH - Philippines - A5R0   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Mario Latina Siman  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Initiate audit survey and obtaining financial/operational data for the audit location or business process.
  • Perform reviews of information and analysis of data for the audit entity or process and assessing the audit risk.
  • Develop audit program, audit scope, testing methodology, time-budget and submit to Audit Supervisor for review and approval.
  • Assist the Audit Supervisor in preparing and distributing the audit announcement memorandum to the audit customers.
  • Prepare the audit entrance presentation and deliver the presentation in the absence of the Audit Supervisor or Regional Audit Manager.
  • Independently conduct all audit planning activities to summarize the planning effort and forward to Audit Supervisor for review and approval.

 

During the fieldwork phase of the audit, the Senior Auditor is responsible for a number of activities which include:

  • Conduct appropriate audit test for assigned audit areas and ensure that testing is completed as scheduled and documented in compliance with departmental standards.
  • Provide direction and timely support to the audit team in all phases of the audit field work, including on the job training.
  • Review junior auditor’s work to ensure that it was performed in compliance with the audit program and departmental audit quality standards and provide timely feedback regarding individual performance.
  • Develop and/or review audit comments to ensure that they are properly composed, comply with materiality guidelines and that the recommendations are relevant and practical.
  • Ensure that all possible audit comments are provided to the audit customer as they are developed and management responses are received prior to the exit meeting.
  • Identify and facilitate resolution of all issues that may inhibit audit team’s performance.
  • Constantly monitor progress of the audit and maintain positive relationship with the audit customers to ensure that the audit assistance needed to complete the audit fieldwork in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Keep the Audit Supervisor and/or Regional Audit Manager informed in a timely manner of progress and issues identified during the audit.
  • Prepare the discussion draft of the audit report and submit the draft to the Audit Supervisor for review comments, approval and distribution to the audit customers.
  • Prepare an exit meeting agenda and presentation.
  • Lead the exit meeting with the audit customers, if required.

 

Once the fieldwork is completed the Senior Auditor is focused on the following:

  • Review the electronic work paper files to determine completeness and compliance with quality assurance standards.
  • Resolve any outstanding questions/issues related to the audit.
  • Assist the Audit Supervisor in completing the draft report.
  • Follow up on the audit findings to ensure their timely and proper disposition.

 

In addition to his/her direct audit responsibilities, the Senior Auditor is responsible to:

 

  • Motivate, encourage and support individual auditors to help them accomplish their individual and departmental goals and objectives.
  • Assist the Audit Supervisor and other audit management in the developing, updating, maintaining and communicating departmental policies and procedures to auditors.
  • Provide in-house training when required.
  • Stay current with applicable policies and procedures and interpret such policies for less senior audit personnel.
  • Coordinate and complete special audit requests and projects as directed by the Audit Supervisor or senior audit management.
  • Provide recommendations to the Audit Supervisor regarding audit process enhancements and implement audit process enhancements when approved.
  • Complete the annual audit training/development requirements/commitments.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Internal Audit associates, management in general, and external auditors.
  • Perform other duties and special assignments as directed by the Audit Supervisor or the Regional Audit Manager.

 

Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of business and financial processes and internal controls.
  • Advanced knowledge of the following is required: GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), GAAS (Generally Accepted Auditing Standards), The IIA (Institute of Internal Auditing) Standards, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 with emphasis on Section 404 of the Act, Goodyear company policies, if applicable, country specific accounting standards, major laws and regulations.
  • Able to recognize significant deviations from both GAAP and sound internal control principles.
  • General knowledge of information technology including general and application controls.
  • Advanced knowledge of all aspects of the internal audit process including: risk assessment, developing individual audit programs, application of audit testing techniques and methodologies, documenting audit work and exceptions, development of audit findings, communications with audit customers, report writing.
  • Possesses analytical and computer skills including Windows operating system and Microsoft Office application software (i.e., Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Ethical conduct, integrity and objectivity in all circumstances.
  • Confidentiality and strict adherence to the Goodyear Business Conduct Manual.
  • Commitment to pursue professional development opportunities.

 

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a concentration in business administration, accounting or finance is required.

Professional designation such as CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), and CMA (Certified Management Accountant) is desired. A CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) designation is considered a plus.

  • Communicates clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Able to analyze and grasp a situation quickly from different perspectives and create well-reasoned solutions.
  • Possesses problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Works effectively as a team member.
  • Able 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.
  • Possesses project management skills and sets appropriate priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Possesses team leadership and training skills.
  • Able to identify and address risks within moderately complex systems.
  • Possesses planning, organizational and interpersonal skills to efficiently execute audits and build working relationships with customers and audit associates.
  • Able to handle multiple, concurrent assignments and meets appropriate deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to travel outside the country during Field Audits.
  • Preferably can speak and write fluently other foreign language such as but not limited to: Mandarin, Bahasa, Nihongo, Thai, Korean

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate

 


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