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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conduct financial, compliance and operational audits, to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of processes and controls. In addition, evaluate safeguarding of company assets, investigate irregularities, and assess compliance with company policies and government regulations.
Responsible for preparing formal written reports expressing an overall opinion on the processes/functions being reviewed, providing value-added recommendations, and conducting closing meetings with management.
Ensure audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances, and risk.
Develop audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives. Openly communicate with appropriate personnel and level of management for each function or activity being reviewed before, during and after the assignment.
Ensure proper controls and accounting practices are in place for each affiliate/function audited.
Develop productive working relationships with those Associates with whom you interact.
Create / maintain a very positive image of the audit function by providing value-added services.
Effectively manage your assignments to ensure objectives are achieved and work is completed within established timeframes - including writing a clear and concise audit report with an agreed- upon management action plan with due dates and identifying individuals responsible for implementation.
Consistently Identify profit improvement and cost reduction opportunities.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, and or other business related field required. Graduate degree preferred.
2-4 years of cross-functional auditing, accounting, financial reporting, and operational experience required.
Strong understanding and hands-on experience reviewing accounting records and financial reporting packages, under US GAAP and/or IFRS requirements.
Proficiency understanding auditing and improving process efficiency and internal controls.
Analytical and decisive with strong initiative and leadership capabilities. Able to influence management and deliver value-added audit-related deliverables
Self-confident and able to build partnerships with various levels within the organization and business unit personnel with diplomacy and tact.
Positive mind-set and innovative thinking - always looking for improvement and cost saving opportunities.
Strong communication skills to function effectively in teams, one-on-one situations, presentations, effective writing and listening skills, etc.
Ability to quickly identify problems, develop practical solutions, make sound judgments and decisions, and act accordingly.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or on a team.
Spanish speakers preferred for travel in Latin America. Spanish is a plus.
Experience working for a Manufacturing, Consumer Goods company strongly preferred.
Experience working with Oracle, MFG Pro, HFM and other ERP platforms, a big plus.
International experience preferred.
Certification such as CPA, CIA or equivalent preferred.

TRAVEL: There will be approximately 35% travel for this role which includes the Americas and Europe.

Contact Person: Mike Penny
Email Address: mike.penny@averydennison.com
Phone: 4405344910

• Location: Cleveland, Mentor

• Post ID: 32863422 cleveland
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