Associate Director, Global Internal Audit

Accounting/Finance Allegan, Michigan


Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

Perrigo is currently looking for an Associate Director to join our Global Internal Audit team located in Allegan, MI.  The Associate Director will provide assurance as to the adequacy, effectiveness, and efficiency of internal financial, operational and information technology by objectively assessing the design and operating effectiveness of the control environment. Additionally, the role includes planning, managing, and performing financial, operational and information technology audits of the Company's global operations per company and regulatory requirements as well as providing best practice recommendations to help the organization achieve its strategic objectives. 


  • Plans and oversees internal audit projects that encompass complex accounting and operational processes to ensure regulatory compliance and implementation of best practices to help the organization achieve key objectives
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with business leaders and external auditors to proactively identify and provide support/guidance on business and control improvements
  • Prepares and regularly updates the risk assessment (financial & operational risks) to proactively identify changing organizational, industry and economic risks to incorporate in the audit plan
  • Oversees a team to include the hiring, training, evaluating performance and career development to ensure key objectives can be met

Required Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of COSO methodology regarding internal controls, Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT), a framework for IT governance and controls, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) IT requirements, and the ability to apply internal auditing, accounting principles and practices, management principles, and preferred business practices to obtain the desired results globally
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of automated workpaper software, SAP, and data analytics software (ACL/IDEA)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Advanced written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership and team development skills
  • Public accounting and regulated industry experience is strongly preferred
  • Requires ability to travel domestically and internationally (10-25%), typically one-two week trips at a time
  • These skills are typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline; Combined with 10+ years of relevant work experience within operational & Information system auditing, fraud, and SOX
  • One of the following certifications is highly preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 


We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better.