SENIOR AUDITOR
Location:
Allentown , Pennsylvania
Posted:
February 22, 2018
Reference:
22162BR
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opening for a Senior Auditor at our Corporate Headquarters in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

The Air Products Corporate Headquarters is centrally located between NY and Philadelphia and is accessible from several major highways. The 2000 employees at this location enjoy benefits of an onsite fitness center and cafeteria services, participation in Employee Resource Groups, company sponsored events and volunteer activities.

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Air Products: Working here. Living here. Giving here.
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POSITION SUMMARY
In this position, the incumbent will add value by conducting internal audits and identifying opportunities for improvement as well as supporting the Company's SOX compliance program. A summary description of each activity follows:

Senior Internal Auditor: The senior auditor is responsible for activities associated with providing audit and consulting services with a focus on risk management, governance and control while adding value to improve Company operations. This responsibility primarily includes developing internal audit scope, performing internal audit procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Additionally, the senior auditor performs follow-up on the status of outstanding internal audit issues. The senior internal auditor will also assist internal audit management with periodic reporting to the audit committee, development of the annual internal audit plan, and championing internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business. The senior internal auditor may also direct and review the work performed by other internal audit personnel, including resources from a co-sourcing firm.

SOX Compliance: This position also supports the Company's SOX program by assisting the Manager in the planning and execution of the Company's SOX 404 compliance activities. This responsibility primarily includes interfacing with SOX global coordinators and business/process leadership responsible for the design and operating effectiveness of the controls, reviewing and updating SOX documentation, testing of controls, evaluating deficiencies, reporting results and supporting the Company's external audit.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions
  • Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other internal audit project team members
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management
  • Exhibit the leadership skills needed to sell ideas and obtain management buy-in for constructive change
  • Understanding of internal auditing standards, COSO and risk assessment practices
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting
  • Experience in performing multiple projects and working with varying team members
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting/finance
  • CPA/CIA designation
  • 5+ years of public accounting and/or private industry experience with knowledge of accounting, finance and internal control areas
  • Prior industry experience is a plus
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation for over 75 years. The Company's core industrial gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world's leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company had fiscal 2017 sales of $8.2 billion from continuing operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of approximately $30 billion. Approximately 15,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from a diversity of backgrounds are driven by Air Products' higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities and the world.

To apply for this position, please visit the Air Products Career Center. You can apply specifically to Job Req #22162BR. If you are a current Air Products employee, please apply via APOnline by clicking on Online Applications, then selecting Career Center.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

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