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Senior Auditor in Pittsburgh, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    201 Isabella Street
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Arconic’s internal audit group is responsible for 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. 

The Senior Auditor will be responsible and accountable for the following: 
  • Accountability for thorough execution of audit assignments
  • Demonstrating increased audit skill levels to perform more and more complex audits
  • Gaining expertise in one or more ‘specialty’ areas (including data analytics) or familiarity with specific technical accounting issues
  • Occasionally leading less complex audits
  • 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
  • Participating in a cross functional team (Process Team, Risk Team, People Team)
  • Pre-audit preparation: ensuring adequate preparation is performed for an assigned scope: read the ASAT, analyze pre-audit information, query data, participate in the internal pre-audit calls, etc.
  • 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 (if applicable), 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 and make recommendations in relatively limited time frames, effectively develop an understanding of businesses/ functions being audited in order to fairly and objectively assess controls.
  • 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 to 50% for majority of the year. Structured scheduling with travel normally the middle two weeks of the month. 


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.                                           
  • Minimum of 2 years' financial, accounting, or audit experience.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, or Mathematics. 
  • Professional Certification (CPA, MBA, CFE, etc.).
  • Experience with Hyperion, Discoverer or Essbase.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of people in a team environment.
  • Critical thinking ability.