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Exide Technologies Senior Director, Internal Audit in Milton, Georgia

Overview

The Senior Director of Internal Audit reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and administratively to the Chief Financial Officer. In this role, the Senior Director provides leadership and vision to the internal audit team.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Set the strategic direction of the Internal Audit Department

  • Establish a risk-based audit plan consistent with Exide’s goals and monitor progress against this plan

  • Manage the planning, execution and documentation of all operational, financial, and IT audit activities globally

  • Oversee special investigations, advisory projects, management requests and other ad-hoc projects.

  • Evaluate accounting practices, financial reporting and internal controls of the company

  • Report periodically to Senior Management and the Audit Committee regarding Internal Audit activities

  • Maintain a system to monitor the disposition of audit findings communicated to management

  • Provide oversight of staff and managers including talent acquisition, retention, development, and performance evaluation

  • Ensure adequate department resources to execute the Internal Audit activities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university preferred

  • At least 10 years of experience in auditing, accounting or finance

  • Managerial experience with a large public accounting firm or previous Internal Audit leadership role for companies with revenues in excess of $1 billion

  • Must be thoroughly familiar with internal auditing and accounting principles, risk and control principles, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and GAAP

  • Must have CPA or CIA

  • Extensive manufacturing accounting (preferred) and audit experience

  • Must be able to create, lead courageously and inspire high performance teams

  • Must be a strategic, innovative thinker with strong leadership capabilities and a progressive track record in audit, risk and compliance

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization as well as external parties

  • A self-starter who is organized, intuitive and a collaborative problem-solver with the ability to be effective in a complex, global environment

  • Must have the highest professional and personal standards, unquestioned integrity and business ethics

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EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2019-2506

Category Accounting/Finance

Position Type Regular Full-Time

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