Internal Audit IT Specialist in Exeter at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

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Job Description

Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) createsbreakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership withour customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way wefly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edgeadvanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality andefficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value.

In the first half of 2020 Arconicwill separate into two stand-alone industry-leading public companies. Each will have significant global reach and this role will report into one ofthese companies. To learn more about this exciting transformation, visit ourwebsite.

Arconic is currently in search of anInternal Audit IT Specialist to jointhe internal audit group.
Primary Purpose of the Job:

  • Providing an objective and professional evaluation of internal control systems and to recommend and advise on improvements in control systems for the company’s operating locations and key processes. The Internal Audit group is ideal for career development for highly motivated individuals as this position offers extensive exposure to Arconic Business Units and to the company’s financial philosophies and practices.
Major Activities / Key Challenges:
  • Accountability for thorough execution of audit assignments
  • Demonstrating increased audit skill levels to perform increasingly more complex audits
  • Leading small to medium location or process audits
  • Executing audits of Information Technology (IT) and Process Control Systems environments
  • Developing or modifying audit work programs
  • Transferring knowledge in the form of suggestions to improve Internal Audit processes and to help other department members meet Internal Audit’s mission
  • Traveling* to company locations, many of which are manufacturing facilities
  • Pre-audit preparation: ensuring adequate preparation is performed for an assigned scope
  • If leading an audit: liaise with location personnel regarding overall audit schedule, logistics, securing appropriate pre-audit information; reviewing risks, assigning audit scopes to auditors, assisting special auditors, and leading pre-audit calls.
  • Audit Fieldwork: performing the assigned scope and delivering the information requested by the team leader.  Due to the highly interactive mode with customers and team members, the incumbent must have the ability to facilitate positive responses and actions through written and verbal communication skills, be able to assimilate and logically analyze information to make recommendations in relatively limited time frames, and effectively develop an understanding of businesses/ functions being audited in order to fairly and objectively assess controls.  Prepare audit reports for management within required deadlines.
  • Data Analysis: Extensive use of data analytics internally to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the team and externally to drive cost-savings

* Travel may be close to50% for majority of the year. Structured schedule with travel normally themiddle two weeks of each month during January - November.

Essential Knowledge & Skills:
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Deadline driven and results oriented
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Effective working in teams/being a team player
  • High proficiency in using MS Office Suite
  • Experience with querying databases (e.g., Discoverer, IDEA, or Essbase)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Being a role model for integrity, diversity and inclusion
Major Customers:
  • Business Unit Presidents and Controllers
  • Compliance Leaders for each Business Unit
  • Chief Information Security Officer and staff
  • Chief Information Officer and staff
  • Plant and Resource Unit Leadership
  • Peer Internal Auditors


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in IT or Business from an accredited institution                                               
  • Minimum 4 years of IT experience or IT audit experience


  • Professional Certification (i.e., CISA)
  • Experience working in a manufacturing company
  • Experience in auditing company processes
  • Prior experience leading teams/projects