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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Internal Auditor in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

The mission of Internal Audit is to improve and protect BD’s value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. Internal Audit evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of all worldwide internal control processes on a rotating basis considering significance and risk on behalf of BD Management and its Board of Directors.

BD Internal Audit evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of all worldwide internal control processes on a rotating basis considering significance and risk as a service to BD Management and its Board of Directors. The Internal Audit process encompasses the following major activities:

  • Evaluate the adequacy of the Company's system of internal controls to ensure the safeguarding and protection of assets from loss, reliability and integrity of financial information and compliance with policies, plans, procedures, and applicable laws & regulations.

  • Support management in optimizing internal controls by appraising the economy and efficiency with which resources are employed.

  • Review processes and financial, operational and IT data to resolve whether it is consistent with established objectives, goals, BD Policies, and external regulatory requirements.

In addition, BD IA manages, communicates, and continuously improves the BD Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Methodology.

The Senior Internal Auditor position is built for auditors who have had experience in operational, financial auditing and SOX compliance management in the multi-national manufacturing industry. The Senior Internal Auditor should demonstrate strong communication, planning, administrative, technical, and audit investigative skills, as well as establishing and maintaining good relationships with location and team members. In addition, the Senior Internal Auditor must be willing to lead and be occasionally led by peers on various audits and department projects. The Senior Internal Auditor should have basic skills in project management. The Senior Internal Auditor will report to the Senior Internal Audit Manager.

This position will work from home until company restrictions are lifted and will eventually return to the office in Franklin Lakes, NJ.

Specific responsibilities for Senior Auditors:

Approximately 40% of the time will be spent on performing operational and financial audits and 60% on the management of the global SOX program. In addition, there are opportunities to engage in department and cross-functional initiatives and projects.

Internal Audit Responsibilities:

  • Conduct audits consistent with IIA and department policies; lead timely completion of audit including communication of status to (Sr.) Manager/Director/VP

  • Identify and detail financial statement exposures, operational/process issues, internal control deficiencies and opportunities for improvement

  • Prepare agenda for the audit interim and closing meeting

  • Document audit findings into audit report format as the audit progresses

  • Adapt audit program and procedures as observations/new information is uncovered in the field

  • Finalize audit fieldwork and audit report consistent with report writing guidelines

SOX Program Management:

  • Update, communicate and continuously improve the BD Compliance Methodology

  • Lead the annual scoping of sites to be included for SOX compliance

  • Facilitate training on SOX and other control topics on an annual basis

  • Monitor progress of SOX compliance and provide guidance to business on issue remediation

  • Support Segregation of Duties analysis and provide guidance on mitigating control identification

  • Coordinate and facilitate the completion of third party SOC 1 assessments and management of key SOX reports

  • Assist Management with SOX assessments for new system implementations, transitions, and transformations

  • Govern the SOX tool Archer and lead changes to control environment

  • Maintain relationship and coordinate with third party audit partners and internal stakeholders

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Finance or Accounting

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of audit experience including experience with SOX requirements

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time

  • Understanding of audit methodology and use of various audit tools to facilitate the audit process

  • CPA and/or CIA/ACCA, CFE qualified or working towards a certification

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Strong analytical and social skills

  • Solid understanding of data analysis tools and robotic process automation is a plus (ACL, QlikView, PowerBI)

  • Comfortable working and learning independently and as part of a team

Click on Apply if this sounds like you!

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Primary Work LocationUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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