Assistant Global Internal Auditor

Accounting/Finance Dublin, DB


Assistant Global Internal Auditor

An exciting career opportunity is currently available on the Global Internal Audit team at Perrigo’s Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.  The individual selected for this role will be trained and developed to become a key contributor in conducting internal audits of varying complexity and scope on all operations of the organization including financial, operational, compliance and strategy-focused audits.  The ideal candidate will have some experience with conducting audit interviews, document testing and making recommendations to individuals within all levels of the organization.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Audit Senior and/or Manager in preparing for the audit through research, creating the TeamMate file and conducting/ documenting planning meetings.
  • Assist the Audit Senior and/or Manager in the audit by following auditing practices and procedures and preparing appropriate audit workpapers and documentation to support the audit report.
  • Assist the Audit Senior and/or Manager in preparing the audit report which will be shared with management and the Audit Committee.
  • Conduct process interviews, document narratives and flowcharts to identify process controls and weaknesses, perform testing for key controls and obtain appropriate supporting audit evidence.
  • Identify and document control failures in audit work papers and discuss with process owner to confirm accuracy.

Requirements for the role include

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field and possession of, or demonstrated progress toward, a Chartered Accountant (ACA) designation, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation is an advantage.
  • Preferred 1-3 years of experience performing internal and/or financial audits.
  • Experience working in a public company and/or public accounting firm is required.
  • Must possess working knowledge of financial and operational risks and controls with an understanding of internal auditing standards and techniques, including knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills and a basic understanding of financial statements is required.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks. simultaneously as well as the ability to develop and maintain peer relationships.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) are required, as is knowledge of data analytics and electronic working papers.
  • Experience with TeamMate and IDEA software programs is preferred.
  • Must have the ability to travel both domestically and internationally approximately 15 – 20% of the time, dependent on business needs.

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