Audit Manager

Whirlpool Corporation - Benton Harbor, MI4.0

Requisition ID: 13651

Job Function: Audit (40000020)

About Whirlpool Corporation
Whirlpool is the industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. Whirlpool is a global company and markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Indesit, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Consul and other major brand names in more than 170 countries around the world.
Whirlpool is a company that creates innovative solutions and products to meet consumer needs. As a result, we have been recognized as one of the world’s 100 most innovative companies by Business Week magazine and the Boston Consulting Group. Additionally, Whirlpool Corporation was ranked among the Top 20 Innovators in Consumer Products by The Patent Board and has been consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Companies for Leaders by Hewitt Associates and Fortune magazine.
Our unique business strategy provides us with an unmatched leadership position and ability to build and sustain loyalty to our brands. Our strategy allows us to move with greater speed to better serve our trade customer and end consumers around the globe. Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for an Internal Audit Manager opening to join our North
American Internal Audit organization.

Day to Day
An Internal Audit Manager is responsible for organizing, planning and leading multiple projects in any function, process, or business unit within Whirlpool and executing projects in all of the following areas: business process reviews, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, strategic risk assessments, process improvement, and special investigations.

What You Will Do

Promote the professional development of staff and senior auditors. This includes: ongoing coaching and mentoring; training and development; providing career development planning; conducting regular performance reviews; providing tools and enhancing individual capabilitiesrequired to perform assigned duties.
Interface with management, including executive management, on a regular basis to communicate audit results and assess business risks.
Monitor and manage the relevant business focused audit team(s) and processes. Ensure the following work is performed efficiently, timely and with high quality: audit risk assessment on an ongoing basis; audit coverage that is thorough; audit results that are objective significant, and high-quality.
Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations within the department. This includes eliminating non-value-added activities, initiating improvement efforts, and seeking out new value added opportunities for our operation.
Participation in cross-functional efforts within the company to improve company operations. This could include company process reengineering teams, project task forces, internal control committees, corporate-wide initiatives, or other cross functional efforts.
Support Audit Director and Audit VP on Audit Committee communication and reporting.
Be a change agent. Change could be in relation to Internal Audit Strategy Roadmap or a contibution to our passion towards suceeding on Data Analysis journey or a business change initiative where IA is asked to contribute. Changing the world, one control at a time!

Minimum Requirements:
8+ years of experience in internal audit / operational audit and/or previous experience in analyzing business processes / Finance .
BS degree with a concentration in Accounting or Finance
Talent management and supervisor experience with small to medium size teams

Preferred Requirements:
A proven track record of successfully directing and implementing strategic initiatives and operational priorities.
Professional certification required (i.e., CPA, CIA, CFE)
Understanding of compliance / Enterprise Risk Management Environment
Strong written, verbal and presentation analytical and writing skills
An ability to thrive in a changing environment and drive improvements to achieve recognition of
a "world class" Internal Audit function.
Ability to think independently and be a thought leader with a strong business acumen
Ability to participate within a multi-disciplinary team and be a strong team player
Ability to prioritize and meet critical deadlines
Travel required
Public accounting experience is preferred
Open-mindedness, compassion and courage

Endless Opportunities:
Whirlpool has big plans for the future, just like you. We understand that it takes preparation and hard
work to get there. So, we offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to
build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new
directions - and as far as you want to go.


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. We stay true to our philosophy that says good business begins by not following but leading. Our brands and products help people make the most of time so they can focus on making the most of moments that matter. At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
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