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Regional Auditor

Job Requisition ID:  35462

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

Position Purpose

The mission of Corporate Audit Services (CAS) is to provide management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors independent, objective, reasonable assurance that Eastman Chemical Company maintains an effective system of internal controls and to provide consulting services designed to add value and improve the organization’s operations. He/she will gain a broad range of experience across all areas of the company through Operational, Financial, and Compliance audits.


CAS offers team members significant Career Opportunities including:
•    Opportunity for exposure to regional and corporate leadership.
•    Opportunity for exposure to a wide variety of the Company’s businesses supporting the development of future business leaders.
•    Opportunity for experience on teams with wide-ranging backgrounds, credentials, degrees, and skills.
•    Opportunity for travel to other Eastman sites.


•    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
•    Attend training courses of the department with a personal commitment of self-improvement and learning
•    Provide CAS management insights and updates on activities about the Asia Pacific region

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or other field that provides depth to the Corporate Audit Services' group
•    Advanced Degree Desirable, including Master of Business Administration or Master of Accountancy or other field that provides depth to the Corporate Audit Services’ group
•    Certification Desirable,  Including: Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Public Accountant, or Certified Internal Auditor
•    Bilingual – English, Chinese

Travel Requirements

•    Up to 50%.  Primarily in Asia but will sometimes include travel to United States and Europe.

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.

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