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Lead Finance Auditor

Company: Hanesbrands, Inc.
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:HanesBrands Inc. is a global company with more than 59,000 associates in 33 countries, all working together to create the world's best apparel to include iconic brands such as Champion, Hanes, Bali, Bonds, and many more. We offer enormous opportunities for creative thinkers, for people with a passion for consumers, and for people who think like business owners. We're building a truly inclusive culture, where people of different backgrounds, races, cultures and experiences come together to make us stronger. We are a sustainable company committed to making a positive difference in our communities around the world.Lead Finance Auditor is accountable for the administration and performance of audit teams on concurrent assignments that result in high quality work & timely completion of tasks. Assist in all aspects of SOX from testing of key controls, fraud risk assessment, aligning with IT on automated control testing, key report testing etc. The individual will conduct SOX testing, reporting and monitoring of all business process cycles (PTP, OTC, Inventory, HR & Payroll, Financial Close, Treasury, Tax etc.) to evaluate and help improve the overall control environment. Facilitate discussions with Hanesbrands, (HBI) management regarding internal audit observations, recommendations, and business issues. Develops and maintains strong working relationships with HBI management. Executes various departmental administrative duties.Responsibilities:Lead Finance Auditor in Internal Audit should ensure:Conduct walkthroughs of process/controls and deliver the SOX Plan timely & with quality (all testing is comprehensively documented, evaluated and testing is concluded fairly and on-time).Update SOX test tracker regularly on status of SOX testing assigned to you and do timely follow-ups on open tests with control owners to determine if remediation testing can be conducted.Annually conduct a comprehensive Fraud risk assessment that highlights areas of fraud risk that can be addressed pro-actively across all functions.Provide timely updates (e.g., project status, business updates, audit updates & SOX updates etc.) to the Senior Manager/VP Internal Audit.Prepare audit work papers and write audit reports detailing the audit findings and recommendations. Formulate recommendations to management to correct deficiencies and improve controls. Work as a business partner with the management team without impeding independence.Conduct timely follow-up on audit remediation and document the remediation comprehensively.Ensure Risk Assessment is completed or revised as needed during the planning phase of each audit and scope addresses key business, information system and financial issues identified.Ensure all investigations are kept confidential and conduct a thorough review with supporting documentation and ensure the root cause and corrective action are documented timely.All audit work is integrated between financial, operational, IT, strategic and compliance controls. Work with IT audit team to perform IT specific work.Work with IT Audit to coordinate projects and ensure audit teams utilize Computer Assisted Audit Tools (CAATS) including ACL, SAP etc. where feasible.Participate in a variety of special projects as assigned by management.This role may require coordination with foreign locations in Australia and Asia and may require candidate to take meetings at night or early mornings if needed.Qualifications:Minimum qualifications required to fulfill the responsibilities in an acceptable manner:Undergraduate degree in Accounting; MBA, desirable.CPA or CIA, preferred.Manufacturing and/or retail industry experience required7 + years of combined experience in internal or external auditing, SOX compliance practices; Sarbanes-Oxley experience is required.Willingness to travel within and outside of the United States is required.SAP experience preferred.Foreign language skills are a plus, but not required.InterpersonalThe ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff.Initiative and creativity while working with minimal supervision.Persuasive written and verbal communications, i.e., effective, goal-oriented, efficient, proactive.Effective negotiation and facilitation skills.Effective conflict resolution and relationship building skillsCareerAmbitious, goal-oriented (establish goals and monitor progress).Willingness to accept responsibility for additional projects.Proactive self-marketing of accomplishments and networking to establish relationships.Willingness and ability to travel (20-30%) (Flexibility).TechnicalDesign risk-based audits.Possess a strong understanding of the COSO framework, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Sections 302 and 404), financial reporting risks, internal controls, US GAAP, and IFRS, with the ability to make control recommendations to successfully mitigate key risks.Highly refined analytical skills to quickly review and analyze business operations to identify financial and operating problems and opportunities.Thorough knowledge of use of personal computers, including the effective use of technology to execute effective risk-based audits.Understanding of business strategy, organizational design, and other business functions.Possess project management skills with the focus on timely completion of tasks and the ability to identify and assess changing business process risks-MUST HAVE THE ABILITY TO MULTI-TASK.Position is hybrid with 3 days in Winston, Salem, NC.To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:Telephone: Email:

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