Finance Auditor

US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
2017-8012
# Positions
1
Exp. (Yrs)
2+
Category
Accounting/Finance
Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Type
Full Time
Visa Sponsorship
No
Domestic Travel Required
Yes
% Domestic Travel
20
Int'l Travel required
Yes
% Int'l Travel
20
Company Vehicle
Yes
Working from Home Office
No
Relocation Eligible
No
Works with Chemicals
No
Lifting required
No

Company Overview

FMC Corporation is one the world’s leading specialty chemical companies. We are proud that our chemistries are helping to grow the world’s food, enabling new innovations in the pharmaceutical delivery, enhancing foods and beverages, contributing to a more sustainable energy supply, improving health, and advancing the manufacture of hundreds of essential products.

              

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.

 

With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. In short, If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

Overview

The Finance Auditor is responsible for performing financial, operational and compliance audits for the organization, serving part of a team led by a Senior Auditor or more senior member of the RC&A organization. The role will perform financial, compliance and operational audits and other special projects under the direction of Senior Auditors or RC&A management to identify financial exposures, any misstatements, compliance or control deficiencies and operational inefficiencies. The role is part of the RC&A pool, providing opportunities for diversity in audit type and scope.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

 

  • Perform audit procedures under the direction of the  the Senior Auditor to determine the reliability of internal control systems.
  • Perform audits of a variety of accounting, financial and operating records and procedures.
  • Apply professional accounting and auditing principles and standard operating procedures for the various business units.
  • Work closely with the assigned IT auditor to identify weaknesses in separation of duties at the audit location.
  • Identify control weaknesses.
  • Communicate audit issues to the Senior Internal Auditor.
  • Participate in entrance and exit meetings.
  • Assist in the preparation of audit reports.
  • Prepare and organize audit work papers.
  • Function as a member of the IA team, demonstrating effective teaming.
  • Identify process, financial and compliance control weaknesses at audit locations.
  • Identify, evaluate and communicate audit issues to the Senior Auditors and others in RC&A and site management being audited.
  • Prepare and organize audit work papers to document work performed and support the audit comments.
  • Provide assistance to external auditors under the direction of Senior Auditors or others in RC&A.
  • Develop a further understanding of US GAAP and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and local GAAP accounting rules, where applicable.
  • Develop an understanding of FMC accounting, project management and internal control policies, procedures and processes.
  •  Function as a member of the IA team, demonstrating effective teaming.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional development as part of the RC&A organization.
  • Achieve deadlines set by leadership and proactively monitor and raise instances where deadlines cannot be met in a timely fashion.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Required Education

Required Education:

 

A four-year degree in business administration, finance, accounting or management information systems required.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • 2 – 3 years of experience of relevant auditing experience; preferably public accounting and/or internal auditing in a global manufacturing / chemicals company.
  • Professional accounting and auditing qualification attained or in progress such as CPA, CISA, CIA, PMP or foreign equivalent.
  • Basic technical accounting skills and basic knowledge of U.S. GAAP, SOX and FMC Financial Standards required.
  • Basic knowledge of audit practices & procedures and a wllingness to further develop these skills.
  • An ability to use ACL or equivalent data analysis tools is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus.
  • Experience working in a customer-focused environment.
  • Must be able to work in foreign operations and travel.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Other financial, compliance or operational experience will be considered if they demonstrate a passion for professional development.

Qualifications

Competencies:

 

  • Action Oriented
  • Business Acumen
  • Comfort Around Top Management
  • Composure
  • Customer Focus
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Drive for Results
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Integrity & Trust
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Organizational Agility
  • Perseverance
  • Planning
  • Priority Setting
  • Self Development
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Written Communications

EEO Statement

FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 

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