Corporate Auditor

Job Description

Auto req ID: 195813BR

Job Description

The Role:
The Corporate Auditor will conduct operational and financial audits throughout PepsiCo in order to identify risks and controls that may impact the integrity of reported financial information and/or the achievement of business objectives. The role will require strong analytical and presentation skills and involves extensive travel and is location free within ESSA sector

Accountabilities:
Business Knowledge
•Familiarization with the business by reviewing business operating and strategic plans prior to the start of the audit
•Undertake plant visits and market tours at the start of the audit and record findings (in Sharepoint audit tool)
•Understand and comment on range of KPIs monitored by business management

Planning
•Identify potential key control risks prior to audit commencement and discuss with business during workshops
•Review audit planning memo (prepared by manager) and understand key business risks and other risks and potential impact
•Prepare or validate risk and control matrix for each audit section

Audit Execution
•Understand and document assigned business process steps and underlying controls; identify potential efficiency opportunities
•Discuss Business Risk Assessment with management during audits and assist in identifying new risks
•Discuss processes and inherent risks with other audit team members
•Perform detailed testing to validate that controls are working; clearly document the results

Audit Reporting
•Present findings and action plans in the status meetings
•Complete and align findings, actions and owners with target completion dates in detailed audit report before audit close

Communication
•Present audit findings and process improvements, and their impact, clearly and concisely
•Clearly communicate audit exceptions to the audit director before each status meeting
•Present findings and impact accurately and concisely to management during close meetings

Teamwork
•Participate actively in audit planning discussions
•Discuss audit findings and process improvements with the rest of the audit team at least weekly before status meetings
•Share knowledge with other team members (e.g., share best practices or relevant information gathered during audit work)
•Participate in audit rating process in final two weeks of the audit
•Participate in preparation of the audit Executive Summary
•Provide Director feedback on each assignment and suggestions on improvements to the process
•Participate in team dinners and team building events during each audit

Qualifications/Requirements

•Bachelor’s Degree (Finance, Business or Engineering preferred)
•Previous experience in Accounting, Finance or Operations
•Previous BIG 4 or Public Accounting experience preferred
•Previous experience in FMGC preferred
•70-80% travel
•Operating experience preferred
•Strong English communication skills are required (both written and verbal)

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Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular