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Senior Audit Manager

Company: Caterpillar, Inc.
Location: Peoria
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Job Description:

Senior Audit ManagerDescriptionPosition Description:As a Senior Audit Manager, you will beresponsible for managing the global operations of Caterpillar's Internal Auditfunction, providing coordinated, risk-based worldwide audit and assessmentservices for management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.Thisposition reports directly to the Chief Audit Officer, who in turn reports tothe CFO and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. In this capacity, you willassist the Chief Audit Officer in identifying best practices through benchmarkingother large companies, and then deploying changes throughout the division andlead SoX testing for the company.Job Duties/Responsibilities may includebut are not limited to:

  • Reporting to theincumbent are Audit Manager, Accounting Supervisor, Staff Auditor, as well as numerousstaff positions required for SoX testing.
  • Work isindependent in nature and provides an objective appraisal of all functions ofthe company.
  • Develop anddirect a worldwide audit program to provide the basis for an opinion of theadequacy of internal controls.
  • Direct orcoordinate audits, as well as the audit plan, across Caterpillar.
  • Work directlywith management to provide guidance and to influence activities related tomanaging and improving the enterprise control environment.
  • Assign auditprojects, approve approach and objectives, visit locations to assist in oralpresentations, counsel and direct local audit programs, training, and staffingwith management.
  • Approve andreview written reports and provide summary to the responsible managers and to administrativeofficers of the company.
  • Communicate andinterpret policy at operation levels and follow the progress of correctiveactions. The incumbent is responsible for reporting any acts of unethicalconduct or mismanagement of the company's assets.
  • Lead Sox testingfor the company which requires managing outsourced work and providingindependent reviews.
  • The positionsprimary customers are internal and include the Executive Office, the AdminCouncil, and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. The position ischallenged to carefully evaluate problems and review a large number of possiblesolutions before selecting an option. Problems may be complex and can requirethe incumbent to develop solutions.
  • Provide training,guidance, direction and motivation for subordinates and other Chief AuditOfficer direct reports and is responsible for personnel issues and evaluationsof subordinates.
  • Develop, with theCACD leadership team, the strategy and future direction of CACD, which serve asCACD champion for Division personnel issues as well as Division communicationefforts.
  • Moderate travelrequired (10% - 20% of working time).QualificationsBasic Qualifications:
    • College graduatein Accounting or relevant field; CPA degree required
    • Experience managingteams
    • 12-15 years ofexperience in auditing and/or risk management.
    • Advancedcommunications and public relations skillsTop Candidates Will Also Have:
      • Knowledge of theCaterpillar organization, its products, policies and procedures
      • Certificate inInternal AuditingThe preferred location for this role is Peoria, IL.EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.#LIJob Management / ProfessionalPrimary Location United States-Illinois-PeoriaEEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Req ID: 2000006M

Keywords: Caterpillar, Inc., Peoria , Senior Audit Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Peoria, Illinois

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