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Senior Operational Auditor

Date: Dec 25, 2017

Location: Stamford, CT, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 97801 

Multi Location Job:  

Position Summary: The Senior Operational Auditor position performs financial statement, control, operational and compliance audits for all Harman divisions. This position will perform special reviews, consultations, research projects or other tasks as directed. This position will take a leadership role in planning, executing and reporting on audits. From time to time, this position will work closely with the company’s external auditors.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not have any direct or indirect reports. It does lead other auditors for specific audit assignments, audit cycles, and other areas.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in all aspects of audits of Harman International businesses including the planning, control analysis, testing, issue development and reporting phases.
  • Leads audit engagements. Produces final audit reports which require minimal re-work from supervisor.
  • Conducts fieldwork in accordance with audit plan and approved programs and guidelines
  • Engages in dialogue with management and various control partners identifying and assessing risks and controls
  • Identifies best practices in control design and operational effectiveness, and develops cost-effective recommendations / solutions
  • Collaborates with other team members to execute across a wide array of business process reviews
  • Audits financial statements for compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

 

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of audit theories/principals including risk assessment methodologies.
  • Ability to work independently and produce a finished product with minimal supervision.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Audit. Public accounting experience strongly preferred.
  • A four year degree (or equivalent) in business, accounting, finance, information technology, or related field.
  • Possessing or currently pursuing one of the following certifications:  CPA, Chartered Accountant, CIA, CISA or CFE.
  • Knowledge of IFRS and Internal Controls .
  • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective actions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to plan and organize work to meet schedules and timelines in an environment with occasionally changing priorities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information obtained at the company.
  • Initiative and self-motivation
  • Sound independent judgment in the determination of actions to be taken.
  • Must possess tact, assertiveness, and reasonableness in identifying and communicating recommendations.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • Possessing or currently pursuing one of the following certifications:  CPA, Chartered Accountant, CIA, CISA or CFE.
  • Project management experience including project leadership
  • Strong analytical and interview skills/experience
  • Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • SAP knowledge a plus
  • Advanced business-related degree a plus.
  • Bilingual – Chinese, German, Spanish, Portuguese, or Hungarian a plus.
  • Effectively handle situations where short notice is given in advance of travel and to work hours beyond a normal work week.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel up to 40% of the time
  • Willingness to work in Stamford, CT (USA)
  • Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test

 

HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (www.harman.com)

Requisition Id : 97801 

Multi Location Job:  

 


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