Internal Audit Graduate – EMEAI

Sherwin-Williams
Job Overview
Summary:
  • Internal Audit Graduate Trainee will have the opportunity to work as part of our EMEAI audit team whilst studying towards a formal qualification
  • We also offer extensive additional training to allow for personal and career growth
  • You'll play an important role in helping us reach our financial and operational goals, by evaluating internal controls and adding value to organisational processes
  • You'll have the opportunity to work on a range of audit projects across EMEAI as well as working with management from across the organisation
  • This 3-year programme will comprise of both work and study (classroom and online training)
  • You'll have the ability to travel across the EMEAI region
  • You'll receive a salary and your training will be fully paid by us
Responsibilities:
  • Assist with completion of Sarbanes-Oxley annual assessment
    • Assist with the identification of controls to address key risk points
    • Assist with the completion process walkthroughs
    • Test controls over key financial business processes
  • Execute audits of Sherwin Williams Plants, Distribution Centres and Enterprise-wide business processes in EMEAI
    • Partner with the EMEAI Corporate Auditor and Corporate Audit Supervisor in EMEAI to complete site risk assessments and generate audit programs
    • Execute assigned audit program steps
    • Partner with stakeholders to resolve questions and validate findings
    • Evaluate and document process effectiveness and conclude on the effectiveness of control
    • Work on a variety of projects within the UK and in Europe region
  • General responsibilities and tasks
    • Perform annual physical inventories observation of designated facilities
    • Participate in special request reviews involving all aspects of an audit
    • Research unique situations and determine logical conclusions during the auditt
    • Ensure that these conclusions are supported by thoroughly documented workpapers and well written audit exceptions
    • Provide assistance and perform other related inherent professional audit activities (including IT Audit Activities), as requested by Audit leadership
    • Facilitate with EY to assist their annual statutory audit activities
  • Successfully study towards (and complete) your professional qualification (ACA/ACCA)
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in Accountancy
  • The ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team
  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Analytical thinking and attention to detail
  • Strong ethical standards and high levels of integrity
  • Written and reading working proficiency in English
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of time (domestic and international)
  • Contribute ideas/opinions to the department and listen/respond to other team members' views/opinions
  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict confidentiality
Job Detail
  • ExperienceSee requirements
  • QualificationsUndergraduate degree in Accountancy
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