Senior Internal Auditor

Edwards Lifesciences - Irvine, CA4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $150,000 a year
Senior Internal Auditor-016634

Edwards is looking for a motivated, self-directed, and team-oriented Senior Internal Auditor to join a dynamic global internal audit team committed to making a difference in our company. Our team conducts global operational internal audit reviews and assesses the overall internal control environment for Edwards. We regularly interface with management, cross-functional teams, and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. There are ample opportunities for continuous learning and career growth as you will interact with management teams in different functions through the world.

This role blends SOX Compliance and Operational Auditing responsibilities.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Plan internal audits and projects, make judgments around objectives and scope, to ensure effective and efficient audit execution
Execute internal audit reviews and projects in compliance with professional and departmental standards to identify and mitigate business risk
Lead and perform business process and ITGC control walkthroughs for SOX Compliance
Document business processes, evaluate effectiveness of control design, develop and execute audit tests, and assess impact of control deficiencies across the systems and/or business processes for SOX Compliance
Review the work of others to ensure quality and support development
Provide external audit support services as appropriate
Be challenged to improve Edwards by developing innovative value-added management recommendations to mitigate identified risks
Build and enhance the department’s data analytic and dash boarding capabilities
Embark on 3 to 5 business trips per year, approximately 2-weeks in length to mainly international locations to visit Edwards international sales offices and manufacturing plants
Provide Advisory consultative services as appropriate to simplify our processes


A bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance is required
Strong knowledge of financial reporting, accounting and management controls, audit processes, professional standards, and regulations (e.g. US GAAP, PCAOB, COSO 2013)
3-5 years of relevant work experience, Big 4 audit experience is preferred
Professional designations (e.g., CPA or CPA candidate, CIA, CISA) is preferred
Data Analytic skills (e.g. IDEA, TeamMate Analytics) and/or Data Visualization experience (e.g., Tableau) are a plus
Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and presenting audit findings, and/or multiple languages are a plus
Ability to work independently on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment is essential
Problem-solving skills, detail-orientation, flexibility, and welcoming surprises is required
Ability to build relationships to work effectively in a team, supporting others, and work with all levels of management can lead to success
About Edwards

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life. Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Job Function: Internal Audit
Primary Location: USA-USA-California - Irvine