Whirlpool Corporation

Senior Manager, IT Audit

  • Full Time

Job Description
Requisition ID: 63174 

ABOUT WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is a leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home and inspiring generations with our brands. The company is driving meaningful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, JennAir, Maytag, Amana, Brastemp, Consul, and InSinkErator. In 2023, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 59,000 employees, and 55 manufacturing and technology research centers.  Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com.

The team you will be a part of
The Audit team develops, plans, and evaluates internal audit programs for the organization’s accounting and statistical records and the activities of various departments to ensure compliance with the organization’s policies, procedures and standards. Prepares reports for management on the results of audits, providing recommendations on improvements.
This role in summary
As an IT Internal Audit Manager within the IT Internal Audit organization you will be responsible for leading and managing assigned audit activities for IT processes and controls within the organization. The role involves assessing and evaluating the adequacy of IT internal controls, risk management practices, and governance processes across the organization. You will also be working with cross-functional teams to identify and mitigate potential risks and identify opportunities for process improvement.
Your responsibilities will include
Help develop and execute an effective and valued annual audit plan for IT internal controls, risk management practices, and governance processes.
Timely, interactive management of various audit engagements throughout the audit process.
Lead and manage assigned IT audit senior / staff members, including providing guidance and support, performance evaluations, and career development opportunities.
Demonstrates effective and timely project and people management.
Evaluate and assess the effectiveness of the organization’s IT controls, risk management practices, and governance processes.
Perform duties of a Senior IT Auditor as needed, including performing any and all audit steps in the audit process.
Assist with providing regular reports to senior management and the Audit Committee on the status of the IT internal audit plan, results of audit activities and recommendations for improvement, and other situational tasks as assigned.
Work closely with IT and business stakeholders to develop and implement remediation plans to address identified issues and improve processes.
Monitor and track the status of remediation plans and assist with reporting on progress to senior management and the Audit Committee
Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders across the organization, including IT, finance, legal and operations.
Keep updated of emerging trends, best practices, and regulatory requirements related to IT internal controls, risks management practices and governance processes.
Assist with providing training and awareness programs to increase understanding of IT internal controls, risk management practices and governance processes across the organization.
15-25%​ travel is required

 

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Minimum requirements
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Electrical and Computer Engineering
CISA certification required or in progress and achieved within the first six months in the position.
5+ years of internal control or IT audit experience and 2+ years of experience in an IT audit lead position demonstrating organizational and leadership abilities
Demonstrated experience in IT internal controls, risk management practices and governance processes
Strong project and people management and leadership skills, including the ability to lead and manage cross-functional teams and deliver results in a timely manner.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to identify and assess risks and develop practical and effective solutions.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
Ability to understand business and financial audit needs and correlate those needs with IT risks and IT audit testing approaches.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to adapt to changing priorities and requirements.
Strongly committed to professional development and continuous learning.
Solid working knowledge of SAP controls. ​​​​​​​
Preferred skills and experiences
Relevant Masters Degree
Previous experience working within one of the Big Four Audit Companies
Additional relevant certifications (i.e. CISSP, CRISC, CISM, CISO, CCAK)
In-depth understanding of auditing and control practices
Proficient in Google Suite (Google sheet, Google docs, AODocs, Google slides) and SAP system
Abilities and/or a proven record of identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley readiness, controls optimization, including the configuration of controls around security, business process and within SAP.
Abilities collaborating with systems integrators in developing business controls in SAP.
Abilities as a team member by creating a positive environment, monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations.
Abilities to identify and address client needs, including developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships and an understanding of the client’s business.
Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation

See what it’s like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers. Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

 

About us
Life at home has been at the heart of our business for 111 years – it is why we exist and why we are passionate about what we do. Beginning with our founders to the everyday actions of our people, our values have always kept us grounded — Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, Spirit of Winning. What we do at Whirlpool Corporation matters because consumers trust our brands. We never take that for granted and we work every day to earn that trust as we are committed to being the best kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

ABOUT WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit, Yummly and InSinkErator. In 2022, the company reported approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 61,000 employees and 56 manufacturing and technology research centers. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com.

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