BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Internal Auditor in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Job Description Summary

Job Description

BD Internal Audit evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of all worldwide internal control processes on a rotating basis considering significance and risk as a service to BD Management and its Board of Directors. The Internal Audit process encompasses the following major activities:

  • Evaluate the adequacy of the Company's system of internal controls to ensure the safeguarding and protection of assets from loss, reliability and integrity of financial information and compliance with policies, plans, procedures and applicable laws & regulations.

  • Support management in optimizing internal controls by appraising the economy and efficiency with which resources are employed.

  • Review operations or programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with established objectives and goals, and whether the operations or programs are carried out as planned.

The Senior Internal Auditor position is created for experienced auditors: auditors who have had experience in operational and financial auditing in the multi-national manufacturing industry. The position is ideal for someone looking to transition into a finance operational role in the business or at a regional/corporate level.

On each audit, the Senior Internal Auditor should demonstrate strong communication, planning, administrative, technical, and audit investigative skills, as well as establishing and maintaining good relationships with location and team members. In addition, the Senior Internal Auditor must be willing to lead and be occasionally led by peers on various audits and department projects. The Senior Internal Auditor should have basic skills in project management. The Senior Internal Auditor will report to the Internal Audit Manager.

The successful candidate must be willing to travel up to 35% of the time to domestic and international locations. The position provides opportunities to move into other areas of Finance and/or the business.


Audit Planning

  • Assist in development of risk-based audit plan

  • Identify financial and operational risks and incorporate into audit scope and audit program

  • Consult with manager/director/VP on scope and audit timetable. Initiate discussions with business unit regarding planning and scope issues

  • Update audit program as appropriate

  • Communicate scope, timing and audit program to team

Audit Fieldwork

  • Conduct audits consistent with IIA and department policies; manage timely completion of audit including communication of status to manager/director/VP

  • Identify and document financial statement exposures, operational/process issues, internal control deficiencies and opportunities for improvement

  • If applicable, coordinate fieldwork with IT Auditors

  • Prepare agenda for the audit closing meeting

  • Document audit findings into audit report format as the audit progresses

  • Adapt audit program and procedures as observations/new information is uncovered in the field

Audit Wrap-Up

  • Finalize audit fieldwork and audit report consistent with report writing guidelines

  • Work to issue audit report in timely manner

  • Conduct performance evaluations with team


Minimum qualifications

  • B.S. in Finance/Accounting or Business Administration.

  • A minimum of 4-6 years audit experience in a large corporate environment (manufacturing preferred) or with a 3 -5 years public accounting firm is required

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 35% of the time

  • Proven experience leading and building teams through an audit engagement

  • Understanding of audit methodology and use of various audit tools to facilitate the audit process

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Strong analytical and communication skills

  • Working knowledge of data analysis tools is a plus (ACL, Tableau)

  • Comfortable working and learning independently and as part of a team

  • Understanding of Sarbanes Oxley implementation practices and issues

  • Nice to have - CIA and/or CPA/ACCA, CFE qualified or working towards a certification, and/or MBA/Masters degree.

Primary Work LocationUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status