Internal Audit Manager

  • Full-time
  • Department: Accounting/Auditing

Company Description

For nearly 70 years, MasterBrand has been shaping the places where people come together, enriching lives and creating meaningful memories for our customers. That, combined with our stylish products, expansive dealer and retail network, and dedicated associates, has helped make us the number one North American residential cabinet business. Our unique culture of continuous improvement is based on trusting the tools, empowering the team and moving forward, and is kept alive by our more than 14,000 associates across 20 plus manufacturing facility and offices. Visit www.masterbrand.com to learn more and join us in building great experiences together!

Job Description

The Manager Internal Audit reports to the Vice President Internal Audit. The Manager Internal Audit will assist the Vice President, Internal Audit with the development of a world class Internal Audit Department. The Manager Internal Audit will assist in or be responsible for creating an annual audit plan, risk assessment and helping manage department activities. Additionally, this role will be directly involved in the recruitment, training, performance management, development, mentoring and coaching of the internal audit staff, as well as partnering with the external audit team in support of their attest audit. In addition, this role will manage financial and operational audits and participate in Sarbanes Oxley internal control testing across MasterBrand Cabinets facilities. The Manager, Internal Audit will oversee multiple projects and will apply an advanced knowledge of The United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission framework of internal controls and the Institute of Internal Auditors Professional Auditing Standards.

YOUR ROLE:

  • Assists with annual audit plan and risk assessment.

  • Prepares audit schedule, including staff allocation for audit projects based on the annual audit plan.

  • Oversees the audit process cycle from planning, fieldwork, reports issuance, and issues remediation in a timely manner. This includes managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Supervises and participates in Sarbanes Oxley compliance activities, including control documentation, testing, and remediation monitoring.

  • Provides accurate, timely and appropriate information to management regarding audit issues, while partnering with management to identify and assess potential resolutions.

  • Reviews final audit communications, presentation of issues, and audit report to ensure appropriate quality and compliance.

  • Follows-up on open audit findings and control deficiency remediation.

  • Hires, trains, and retains skilled staff through career development and mentoring.

  • Consistently demonstrates the MasterBrand Way, positioning the company for growth and helping identify opportunities to reduce waste, complexity, and improve our work environment.

  • Manages external consultants and outsourced staff effectively to ensure the audit department is achieving its objectives.

  • Performs research on best practices, identifies potential department operational efficiencies, and implements changes that could lead to efficient and effective audit practices.

  • Assists in the preparation of periodic IA reports to Executive Management and the Audit Committee.

  • Coordinates and liaisons with the company’s external auditors. Supports and aligns activities with this team in support of their annual attest audit.

  • Participates in company efforts related to ethics and compliance activities.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field required.

  • Master of Business Administration and/or Accounting Master’s degree preferred.

  • Certified Public Accountant (or Chartered Accountant equivalent) and/or Certified Internal Auditor preferred OR currently working towards certification in one of those disciplines.

  • 7-10 years of financial experience – exposure to Public Accounting or strong Internal Audit function greatly preferred.

  • Understanding of and experience with the interpretation and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and the Sarbanes Oxley Act a plus.

  • Progressive financial experience leading diverse teams at multiple locations within a manufacturing organization.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop an efficient and engaged finance team and to manage multiple priorities and team members in an efficient and effective manner.

  • Positive and solution-orientated attitude and approach.

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills (oral and written) required.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) required.

  • Experience with AuditBoard and Microsoft Power BI preferred.

  • Experience with data analytics strongly preferred.

  • Experience involved in IT systems operations or IT auditing preferred.

  • Ability to travel 30-40% annually (domestic & international).

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The individual must be able to remain in a stationary position for 90% of the time and constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer. This includes typing, clicking, and writing. Frequently positions self to maintain information in drawers and shelving. Must be able to exchange accurate information and have the ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand. Ability to read documents, emails, and computer screens, as well as see details on printed materials and presentations. Consistently works in an indoor setting. While traveling, the individual in this position needs to occasionally move about on the plant floor when going on plant tours and engage face to face with process and control owners. Occasionally moves items weighing up to fifteen pounds across plant floor for various needs.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This is a remote position with the ideal candidate capable of working efficiently and independently from their home office to fulfill assigned tasks and meet deadlines. As a remote employee the candidate will need internet connectivity capable of supporting virtual communication tools that allow for collaboration with team members, attendance of meetings, and participation in company activities. The ideal candidate will be required to set up and maintain a suitable home office environment conducive to productivity. This includes having a dedicated workspace with a comfortable chair, desk, and adequate lighting. The candidate is expected to travel 30% to 40% of their time to meet with process and control owners, go on plant tours, attend conferences, etc. This travel will require overnight stays and may be multiple days in duration.

Additional Information

Equal Employment Opportunity

MasterBrand Cabinets LLC is an equal opportunity employer. MasterBrand Cabinets LLC’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability/handicap status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. MasterBrand Cabinets LLC also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasterBrand Cabinets LLC’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Reasonable Accommodations

MasterBrand Cabinets LLC is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment, please contact us at [email protected].

*Actual pay will vary based on qualifications and other factors

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