Internal Auditor/ Sr. Internal Auditor
Praxair, Inc., a member of the Linde group, isa leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of thelargest worldwide. Praxair produces, sells anddistributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surfacecoatings.Our products, servicesand technologies are making our world more productiveby bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, foodand beverage,electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metalsand many others. For moreinformation about the company, please visit our website at www.praxair.com.
Under the supervision of the Head ofInternal Audit Americas / Senior Audit Manager / Project Manager: Performsworldwide, with focus on North America, independent, objective assurance andconsulting activities in order to add value and improves the organization’s operationsand monitors the compliance of the risk management system and continuousimprovement of the systems in place.
Identify and assess fundamental economic riskswithin the area of responsibility ensuring the sustainable commercial successof the business.
Monitor the reliability and effectiveness ofmanagement and other controls in the area of responsibility
Provide independent, pragmatic advice anddefining adequate preventative and protective measures
Continuous monitoring of the efficiency of allbusiness processes and procedures
Monitor Global Business Controls in consultationwith the Head of Audit Americas Hub
Evaluate savings potentials and definition ofaction plans to achieve the defined objectives
Monitor the implementation of the submittedproposals and recommended actions
Participating in the coordination of auditcontents, objective and schedule in order to ensure an efficient accomplishmentof the audit, together with the department(s) audited.
Gathering, analyzing and evaluating auditrelevant data prior to the start of the audit in order to improve the resultand the quality of the audit under the professional guidance of the auditmanager.
Supporting the senior / project managerconducting the introductory meeting in order to ensure a common understandingof the objectives and proceedings of the audit as well as a good cooperationwith all parties concerned in the audited unit.
Analysis and evaluation of processes ofparticular, individually audited topics within the scope of the auditconducted, at the same time development of proposals for process improvementsand risk minimization, under the guidance of the senior / project manager.
Supporting the senior / project manager in thepreparation of information to the responsible process owners and the managementof the audited unit about the audit results after the completion of the auditin order to ensure that the audit results are implemented immediately or in thenear future, and to ensure a climate of cooperative team-work with the auditedunit.
Preparation of the final audit report inrespect of individually audited topics in cooperation with the senior /projectmanager, in order to inform theboard and other members of the management of the business segment and theaudited division, as well as to ensure the implementation of all audit resultsafter the final consultation regarding the content with the responsiblerepresentatives of the audited unit.
Participating in the control of theimplementation of all audit results in order to ensure the improvement of theprofitability of the unit audited; In case of problems, with the support of theline manager.
In case of individually conducted audit topics,calculation and assessment of evaluation approaches and bookkeeping-records inorder to ensure generally accepted accounting standards within the year-endreporting of The Linde Group and the timely detection of negative/unfavorabledevelopments within individual business units, under the guidance of the senior/ projectmanager and in coordinationwith the line manager.
EducationalRequirements / Experience
Master’s Degree in business administration or arelated field (a higher degree is an asset)
At least 2 years postgraduate experience
Due to the international shape of the LindeGroup, the Auditor should be multilingual (English and Spanish (or Portuguese);any further language is an asset).
Travel requirement 30-40%; mostly domestic; some international
Basic knowledge of the accounting principles asdefined in US-GAAP/IFRS
Knowledge of the principles, procedures, andtechniques of accounting and of financial records and transactions.
Understanding of the principles and applicationof good corporate governance, KonTraG, business and operational risk andcontrol processes and procedures
Knowledge of other regulations affecting businesses
Under supervision: able to support specialaudits or investigations including due‑diligence work, post‑acquisition reviewsand fraud investigations.
Ability to gain the confidence and respect ofmanagement and staff through attributes such as professionalism and positive attitude.
Ability to gather, analyse, and evaluate facts,and prepare and present concise oral and written reports.
Knowledge of International Auditing Standards.
Experienced in use of Microsoft Excel, Word andPowerPoint
Ability to maintain and update company auditrelevant standards, guidelines, procedures, checklists, and dedicated programs.
Able to write complete, concise, logical, welllaid‑out reports and presentations.
Competent to give confident oral presentationsto management or colleagues.
Primary Location Connecticut-Danbury
Job Posting Risk Audit Professionals
Unposting Date Oct 11, 2019, 1:17:39 PM
Jan 9, 2020, 10:59:00 PM