Senior Finance Auditor

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
# Positions
Exp. (Yrs)
Experienced (non-manager)
Full Time
Visa Sponsorship
Domestic Travel Required
% Domestic Travel
Int'l Travel required
% Int'l Travel
Company Vehicle
Working from Home Office
Relocation Eligible
Works with Chemicals
Lifting required

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.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


The Senior Financial Auditor is responsible for performing and leading financial, compliance & operational audits and special projects under the direction of Risk, Audit & Control (RC&A) management. This role will plan and perform audit field work such as substantive and compliance testing under the direction of RC&A management. The role will also prepare and review work papers that evidence audit procedures performed and that support the related audit findings The role may have some exposure / interaction with Business Controllers, Corporate Functional leaders and other member of management. The role is part of the RC&A pool, providing opportunities for diversity in audit type and scope.



General Responsibilities

  • Lead audit projects with 1 or 2 staff members
  • Perform audit procedures under the direction of the Manager – Financial and Operational Audits to determine their reliability and document issues related to internal financial and IT controls, IT systems, processes & policies
  • Audit a variety of financial, compliance and operating records and procedures requiring the application of professional accounting and auditing principles and standard operating procedures for the various business units;
  • Execute a diverse audit portfolio, interacting with a wide range of stakeholders, business units and audit types;
  • Promptly respond to information requests or issues arising the in course of audits and promptly communicate them as appropriate;
  • Exhibit Safety as a value.Financial, Compliance and



Operational Audit Responsibilities


  • Execute a portfolio of financial, compliance and operational audits according to FMC Corporation’s Audit plan, executing steps within the plan, determining audit findings and reporting findings back to the audit client as well as RC&A management
  • Review and apply FMC Corporation’s Finance and other policies and procedures as the standard when executing audits
  • Review and understand FMC’s finance and operations environment to establish elevated knowledge prior to audit execution
  • Using ACL, SAP or other technical knowledge, focus audit testing on specific risk areas
  • Identify and communicate control weaknesses at the audit location
  • Identify, evaluate and communicate audit issues to the RC&A management and, where appropriate, site management
  • For some projects, under the direction of RC&A management, lead audit entrance and exit meetings
  • Prepare and organize audit work papers to document work performed and support the audit comments
  • Prepare audit report memorandum outlining issues and recommendations identified during an audit assignment
  • Provide assistance to external auditors
  • Be the “face” of RC&A on site audits.People / Other Responsibilities 
  • Provide coaching and guidance to more junior team members and review their work papers
  • Function as a member of the RC&A team, demonstrating effective teaming
  • Achieve deadlines set by leadership. Pro-actively monitor and raise instances where deadlines cannot be met in a timely fashion
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Required Education


  • A four-year degree in business administration, finance, accounting or management information systems required
  • Professional accounting, auditing or other qualifications such as CPA, CISA, CIA, PMP, CFE or foreign equivalent required






  • 3 – 4 years of experience of relevant experience; preferably public accounting, and/or internal auditing in a global manufacturing / chemicals company
  • Knowledge of auditing principles
  • Understand US GAAP, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and local GAAP accounting rules, where applicable
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately scope projects, set objectives and goals; break down work into the process steps; anticipate and adjust for problems and roadblocks; measure performance against goals
  • Ability to identify competency/skill gaps and implement learning development plans for some staff members, assisting the Supervising Senior(s) or Manager in staff development
  • Some experience working with complex global financial information systems and controls
  • Ability to build appropriate rapport; build constructive and effective relationships; use diplomacy and tact when delivering difficult messages/audit findings
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, customer management skills, analytical, change management and communication skills
  • Ability to use ACL, SQL, Tableau a plus
  • Good working knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Experience working in a customer-focused environment
  • Deadline focused
  • Highly motivated and team oriented
  • Fluency in English
  • Auditor must be able to work in foreign operations and travel



      • Action Oriented                                  
      • Business Acumen                                
      • Comfort Around Top Management         Composure                                          
      • Conflict Management                          
      • Decision Quality                                  
      • Drive for Results                                  
      • Ethics & Values                                
      • Integrity & Trust                                
      • Interpersonal Skills      
      • Learning on the Fly                              
      • Listening                                           
      • Managerial Courage                              
      • Organizational Agility                        
      • Organizing                                           
      • Perspective
      • Standing Alone                                   
      • Time Management

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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