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Auditor

Job Requisition ID:  31821

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2019 revenues of approximately $9.3 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

The primary role of an Auditor is to execute various audit engagements in a lead or support position.  Audit execution involves scoping, planning, testing, identification of issues and reporting. The Auditor may have a primary focus on business processes, IT or SOX areas. Written and verbal communications, time management and customer focus are essential.  Even though the audit execution process has a defined framework, each audit and process owner are unique, so the ability to respond appropriately to varying situations and environments is important.  The Auditor engages in various projects in support of Corporate Audit process improvement and special requests.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute audits according to departmental guidelines (including IIA standards) to analyze and assess the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, validate compliance with Corporate procedures and address potential risks
  • Plan, scope, implement and execute tasks required to complete audits as defined in lead or support auditor roles
  • Identify and evaluate audit issues and/or gaps using a risk-based approach
  • Meet with process management to discuss audit findings and gain agreement on management action plans
  • Partner with audit clients to identify constructive and value-added solutions to address issues identified
  • Coordinate business process audit testing with SOX Testing to increase productivity
  • Perform issue remediation follow-up and testing
  • Perform process assessments and provide advisory services as requested by clients
  • Develop relationships with primary contacts for Focus Areas to promote dialogue and share information
  • Share process knowledge and key learnings with other Audit employees (train/mentor)
  • Contribute toward departmental projects and initiatives
  • Identify opportunities that improve departmental processes and that support corporate strategy

 

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:

  • Solid interpersonal skills including verbal and written communications, listening and interviewinG
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Knowledge of Eastman business processes (including financial and/or IT)
  • Strong time management, organization, analytical skills and problem solving
  • Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • COSO, COBIT, The IIA Standards will be developed in Audit
  • SAP experience will be developed in Audit
  • GRC (software for Governance, Risk, and Compliance) will be developed in Audit

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Business Administration with a degree in Accounting
    • Computer Science, IT
    • Other fields that provide depth to the CAS group (Engineering, Supply Chain, Human Resources)
  • Advanced Degree Preferred
    • MBA or MACC
  • For external hires, audit experience is preferred

 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION OR LICENSING:
Certification highly desirable including: Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, or Certified Information Systems Auditor

 

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.