Sr Auditor

Posted Date:  Sep 13, 2023
Requisition Number:  119834

Position Title:  Sr Auditor


Position Location:  Hershey, PA


This position can be 100% Remote


Position Summary: 


  • The primary purpose of this position is to support Audit Leadership and the Audit Committee with executing the duties set forth in its Charter through executing the Department’s audit plan and strategy.
  • The incumbent supports the Internal Audit Department globally with sustaining audit capabilities to deliver and support coverage of financial and operational process and control risks.
  • The incumbent assists Audit Leadership with coordinating SOX 404 Testing and executes assigned low to moderate complexity tests to provide impartial evaluations of the design and effectiveness of key internal controls surrounding financial reporting.
  • The incumbent assists Audit Leadership with coordinating interim and year-end Management Assistance and External Audit support through executing assigned low to moderate complexity interim and year-end substantive and controls testing.
  • The incumbent leverages prior business and/or audit experience to execute and report on evaluations of finance, sales, marketing, and supply chain operations which provide impartial assessments of control effectiveness.
  • Business travel not expected to exceed ~10% per year.


Major Duties/Responsibilities: 


Summary of major duties:


Support SOX 404 Compliance

  • Facilitate compliance throughout assigned key business units and functions with standards of internal control over financial reporting promulgated by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 through effectively executing assigned SOX 404 tests of controls.
  • Evaluate and identify opportunities to automate attribute/substantive/controls testing capabilities to achieve increased audit coverage and efficiency.
  • Execute quarter and annual management assistance and External Audit support requests and testing requirements.

Provide technical support to end users of the SOX 404 Application (Workiva).


Execute Global Audit Plan

  • Serve as In-Charge Auditor or key audit team member for finance and operations audits performed globally. Effectively execute multiple, concurrent audit projects as assigned.
  • Perform audits, achieve performance standards, and provide technical skills to ensure work quality in alignment with IIA standards, and effectively communicate audit findings to Audit Leadership, Auditees and Senior Management.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Global Audit team members and Auditees to stay abreast of business process changes and support effective controls across the region.


Assist With Special Projects

Complete or participate in special projects as assigned. Special projects may include: risk and controls advisory, assistance during business acquisitions and divestitures, participation on regional specific task teams, and other management requests.


Support Strong Corporate Governance

  • Contribute to the effective governance strategy and approach of the Corporation.
  • Support investigations into violations of the Code of Ethical Business Conduct as directed by the Global Ethics & Compliance Dept.
  • Monitor compliance activities to ensure management assertions regarding adequacy/effectiveness of controls over financial reporting are reasonable.


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:  Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:

  • Must be highly principled and of the highest moral and ethical standards.
  • Well disciplined, free of bias, able to plan and take action independently, and at the same time maintain good rapport and working relationships with company management at all levels.
  • Solid critical thinking and issue resolution skills.
  • Exhibits executive presence and garners the respect of superiors, colleagues, and subordinates.
  • Proficiency with written and oral communications skills. Bi-lingual in Mandarin, Spanish or Portuguese is a plus but not required.
  • Prior experience and familiarity with SOX 404 testing and reporting requirements.
  • SAP ERP system experience is a plus.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%.



  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or Risk Management required
  • CPA and/or CIA preferred.
  • Other relevant audit certifications encouraged (CFE, CISA, etc.)


Experience:  3-4 years of experience in External Audit, SOX 404, or Advisory Service

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg