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Full-time, Part-time
Atlanta, GA 30328
Updated 16 days ago
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At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Scope: The Director, Internal Audit is responsible for preparing and implementing a risk-based audit plan to assess, identifying and evaluating emerging areas of organizational risk, report on, and make recommendations for improving the company's key operational and finance activities and internal controls to help the Company achieve its strategic objectives and promote an efficient and effective operational and financial environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Performs internal consulting services, audit services, and investigative services.
  • Ensures Internal Audit is closely aligned with industry best practices in executing the duties across the Companies business, compliance, and financial operations.
  • Works to ensure roles, responsibilities, and results are efficiently coordinated and collectively optimizing the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance of the company.
  • Makes recommendations to senior management to increase efficiency and/or effectiveness.
  • Maintains organizational and professional ethical standards and works independently on internal audit work, as well as planning and executing audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls.
  • Assists with preparation for the Audit Committee on a quarterly basis of the results of audit initiatives and business consulting activities.
  • Works with all levels of management and employees, including external auditors.
  • Supports the administration, testing, and successful completion of the internal controls over financial reporting program and help determine compliance with selected policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Supports the internal audit department continue to maintain a strong risk and control advisory function.
  • Leads a staff whose scope of activities will be comprehensive including providing value-added analysis on business operations, internal controls and risk management and ensures audit work conforms to the Standards of the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Ensures company key risks are monitored and audited/assessed, as needed
  • Maintains and monitors audit universe and risk assessments
  • Leads annual audit plan development, staffing, mobilization, and execution
  • Leads audits, projects and investigations
  • Leads audit services team and expansion of talent through guest auditor program and linkage to other GPI development programs
  • Aligns activities to Vision 2025 and GPI Strategies
  • Standardizes protocols, forms, and tools for the team
  • Quality review and IIA Compliance
  • Optimizes use of audit technology including dashboards, key stake-holders reports, etc.
  • Hires, trains, and manages staff
  • Tracks all findings to closure with verification for high-risk findings
  • Continuously monitors with agile approach
  • Ensures compliance with IA Policy
  • Ensures QAR readiness
  • Provides acquisition support
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or Information Technology
  • 12 years of internal audit experience, risk management, with high level of experience in process risk and control design, documentation and testing
  • 10 years of relevant experience with large public accounting firm (Audit or Advisory Services serving public companies) or industry experience with a large public company's internal audit or SOX department
  • Accounting, Auditing, Financial Reporting, COSO, and/or Sarbanes-Oxley experience
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Master's Degree / MBA, preferred
  • Certification(s): CPA, CISA, CIA, CFE, and/or CCEP, Six Sigma
  • Experience in operational and financial auditing, enterprise risk management, and regulatory compliance,
  • Manufacturing industry experience
  • Systems: SAP, SharePoint, and Visio
Key Competencies and Skills:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management, organizational and presentation skills
  • Confident working with individuals across various levels of the organization
  • Strong understanding of audit and documentation requirements
  • Strong technical abilities working with Microsoft Office and ability to learn new systems efficiently
  • Proved ability to work within project teams and cross functionally across an organization
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills with the ability to apply professional judgment
  • Data analytic skills, utilizing data and transactions to identify errors and provide business insights, strong problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to coordinate with multiple departments and remote locations to achieve business objectives
Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

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Posting ID: 650993429 Posted: 2021-10-04 Job Title: Director Internal Audit