Full Job Description
If you are looking to gain first-hand exposure to the Internal Audit and Finance areas, learn new business skills and deepen your knowledge of your field of interest, Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (“HYG”), Internal Audit Internship may be a great fit for you. You will have the opportunity to foster business relationships with HYG professionals and acquire soft skills that can help you succeed in the modern workplace and global marketplace.
HYG is a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks located in Cleveland, Ohio. HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names. We are one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry and have been building relationships and partnering with our customers, suppliers, dealers and employees for over 80 years.
HYG’s Internal Audit provides important services to the company by helping to prevent fraud, testing internal controls, testing compliance with company policies and industry regulations, and making recommendations for improvement. Working in partnership with management, internal auditors provide the Board and executive management assurance that the organization’s internal controls and governance processes are strong and effective. Their recommendations on processes, policies and procedures provide assurance that risks are mitigated. They are positioned to advise management of vulnerabilities and corrective actions.
The Internal Auditor participates as a member of an audit team with emphasis on information technology processes, financial business processes, compliance with internal and external regulations, and data analysis. The Internal Auditor determines the adequacy and effectiveness over the system of internal controls while identifying areas of improvement and best practices. The Internal Auditor communicates the results to senior management.
This position reports to the Audit Supervisor or Audit Manager.
Learn the fundamentals of auditing and risk analysis through on-the-job training during audit engagements. Participate in operational, financial and/or information security audits.
Perform audit functions with audit team support and gain insight into risk management through exposure to a variety of audit assignments (i.e., participating in control walkthroughs, preparing audit narratives, performing audit testing, analyzing large data sets, summarizing audit results, etc.).
Be placed under the direction of the Audit Supervisor or Audit Manager to execute audit work (i.e., examining and reviewing documents, analyzing data, preparing audit work papers to submit to audit management for review, etc.).
Benefit from a friendly team environment that focuses on results and excellence.
Education - Successful candidates must be pursuing a BA/BS in Accounting, Business, Finance, or Information Systems, with coursework in accounting, data analytics, economics, computer programming or other financial centric curriculum.
Travel - Position requires travel to various sites primarily in North America and Europe.
Skill and abilities:
Strong academic aptitude and well-developed analytical problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated success in completing team projects and working in a team environment.
Strives to gain knowledge of the company, business operations, auditing theory and Sarbanes-Oxley guidelines.
Demonstrates personal accountability and urgency in completing assignments and achieving results.
Good verbal and written communication skills and competency with Microsoft Office software.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.