Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. Internal Audit Manager in Atlanta, Georgia
Provide independent, objective assurance and advisory activity designed to add value and improve Group operations.
Responsibility for corporate audit for all North American businesses with activity covering potentially all business processes – financial, operational, IT and legal/compliance.
Directly manage Corporate Audit staff of 2-6.
Manage additional staff or outsourced support as assigned to audit engagements.
Provide leadership for the department with audit responsibility for Corporate Audit
Build a strong network across the Group with senior stakeholders including CEOs and CFOs
Support the Senior Manager and Head of Internal Audit in planning and setting future direction
Support the Senior Manager and Head of Internal Audit in driving the development of the department’s skill sets and capabilities
Deliver high quality audits internationally across the Group
Ensure that assignment planning is high quality - developing procedures to achieve audit objectives against a clear assessment of business risk
Supervise the daily activity of auditors assigned on all engagements
Ensure excellent communication with management throughout the audits
Prepare clear and concise recommendations for improvement and agree with management
Prepare professional quality draft and final reports for submission to the Senior Manager and Head of Group Internal Audit for approval and publication
Ensure follow up of audit recommendations to establish that businesses achieve corrective actions within agreed timescales
Manage resource requirements in the Internal Audit department, including outsourced support where necessary, and organize scheduling
Perform consulting on special projects or assignments as required
Manage time and resources to deliver all projects and engagements within time allocated
Develop Internal Audit staff on the job or through team meetings including giving appraisals and conducting training
Assist with the development and implementation of the Quality Assurance Improvement Program
WORK – RELATED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Professional certifications in Accountancy and Auditing (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA)
Good knowledge of professional audit working practices and IPPF standards
8+ years business experience, audit or finance related, ideally gained within a multinational organization
Exceptional influencing and stakeholder management skills. Ability to engage, inspire and influence people at all levels across the Group
Excellent communication skills, including ability to converse in business and financial language
Excellent analytical and project management skills
Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
Strong attention to detail
Preferred knowledge of Sales Force cloud apps and platforms, audit management software, ACL, PeopleSoft, HFM, and Workday
Ability to identify and analyze opportunities to add value
Ability to prioritize, multitask and manage deadlines
Awareness of organizational and cultural sensitivity
Customer service oriented
Ability to work independently and in a team
Experience managing people and leading high performing teams
Travel : If located in the Newport News, VA area travel will be around 20-25% or if located in the Atlanta, GA area, travel will be around 35-50%
The ideal candidate would be located at our headquarters in Newport News, VA and relocation assistance would be provided; if located in the Newport News, VA area, travel will be around 20-25%
If remote and based out of the Atlanta, GA area, travel will be around 35-50% with routine travel to Newport News, VA
The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.
Ferguson is a top-rated national wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes far beyond the plumbing industry. We're a diverse distributor with business in multiple industries including waterworks, fire and fabrication, HVAC/R and more. Our customer-first approach has contributed to our growth from a local distributor to a national company with nearly $17-billion in annual sales. With more than 27,000 associates at over 1,400 locations, we take pride in providing world-class products and services to our customers.