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Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc.

Lead Auditor

Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. - Novi, MI

Lead Auditor','P82035','!*!Performs internal audits under the direction of the Audit Manager.  Audits include a full range of types of audits and analyses that include but are not limited to financial, operational, compliance and controls audits; analytics, gap analysis, and trend analysis.   Is responsible for the timely execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan. Evaluates and documents business processes under review utilizing and adhering to departmental, and where appropriate the external audit firms, standards, processes, and audit programs.  Develops and delivers reports of results.  Assists with other audit matters, projects and initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities:

Conducts internal audit assignments, auditing business processes for compliance with company policies, US GAAP, and common business processes.  Includes interviewing, testing, assessing for design effectiveness and operational effectiveness, documenting, and reporting results.

Evaluates controls, performs walkthroughs, validates documentation, identifies gaps and risks, develops corrective action logs, and develops recommendations to mitigate risks.

Works with Lead Auditor or Manager, Internal Audit to plan audit engagement strategy, define objectives, and address related internal controls risks and issues.

Develops/reviews control test plans, performs testing across all business units to evaluate their operating effectiveness in accordance with established procedures and reports test results.

Participates in risk assessment; identifies key areas of risk and critical business process scope coverage including applying current knowledge of business/financial trends and processes to identify issues and other opportunities for improvement.

Participates in and may lead audit engagement team as well as supervise contractual auditors from outside agencies, as needed.

Provides / reviews properly completed work papers, documented in the departments audit software that supports the work performed and assessment of the status of controls and processes reviewed.

Assists in preparation of final test results and accumulates control exceptions in Summary of Accumulated Deficiencies report, corrective action logs and management reports.

Participates in presentation of audit findings, develops reports to management and tracks issues to ensure proper remediation or mitigation in a timely manner.

Assists in timely completion and ongoing maintenance of all internal audit and infrastructure requirements.

Performs financial, operational, compliance, and controls audits and special projects as required and supports audit teams as needed.

Assists the Internal Audit Manager in other areas to include management reports, Board of Directors reports, Audit Committee reports and other assignments as needed.

May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this description.

 ','!*!Education and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

Certification required one or more of following CPA, CIA, CA, CISA certification.

Five or more year’s professional audit experience, preferably with Big 4 or Regional public accounting firm or with the internal audit department of an automotive or other large manufacturing company. 

Experience working in a multinational company preferred.

One or more years experience highly preferred with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance assignments including evaluation and testing of internal, financial and business process controls.

Knowledge of COSO and US GAAP is a plus.

SAP, JD Edwards, Hyperion, BPCS, Vanguard systems experience are pluses.

Experience with TeamMate audit software a plus.

Foreign language skills a plus.

Strong analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills needed to evaluate in scope processes and procedures and information flow.

Strong ability to interact with all levels within the organization on a global basis and across all cultures.  Good communication and interpersonal skills required.  Tact and diplomacy needed in making recommendations. 

Proven ability to work within a team environment and contribute to positive team attitude.

Ability to work unsupervised on multiple tasks, meeting tight deadlines and deliverables.

Must be self-motivated, able to work independently and willing to “roll-up their sleeves” to get the job done.

An ability to obtain results without direct authority.

Comfortable in a fast-paced environment.

Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary.

Work Environment/Work Conditions:

Professional Office Environment.

Must wear proper personal protection equipment while on manufacturing floor.

Travel to manufacturing facilities or customer locations when required.

Equipment used requires proper training on the potential for and avoidance of injury. ','We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor','We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor','Audit','United States-Michigan-Novi','','Corporate','Full-time','','Ongoing','','false','Lead Auditor

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Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc.

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Lead Auditor Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. - Novi, MI, United States

   

Location: Novi, MI

Company Profile:
Cooper Standard is a leading global automotive supplier, offering solutions in the body sealing, fuel, brake and emissions, thermal management and anti-vibration segments of the industry. Whether our customers need help solving a specific engineering challenge or developing systems for future vehicles, we are committed to meet their needs through: