Senior Internal Audit Consultant
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Scope/Basic Function The Brown-Forman (B-F) Internal Audit
department provides internal audit services to all areas of B-F's
operations across the globe. The audit services are typically
consultative, operational, financial, compliance or IT in scope and
focus on improving business processes/controls to enable management
to achieve their business objectives.
This position is responsible for planning and performing audits
for the purpose of evaluating the adequacy of internal controls
associated with business processes, including compliance with
Sarbanes Oxley, and the adherence of those processes to
Brown-Forman's policies and procedures. In addition, these audits
focus on improving business processes that enable management to
achieve their business objectives and on solving internal control
problems. The Audit Consultant will participate in audits that will
contribute to their knowledge of the Company's operations and
improve their understanding. This includes being involved in audits
for different markets, locations, brands, departments, business
units, and working with employees at all levels of the Company. The
Audit Consultant is expected to build a network for future career
The Audit Consultant is responsible for planning and performing
audits for the purpose of evaluating:
The effectiveness, efficiency, and adequacy of internal
Compliance with Sarbanes Oxley
The effectiveness and efficiency of operations
The accuracy and completeness of presented business
The Audit Consultant works closely with operating management
(the client) to set the objectives for the audit by identifying
areas to be examined and then obtains agreement on methodology,
timeline, and specific project deliverables.
The Audit Consultant performs and documents procedures during
each audit. This includes, analyzing information, formulating
recommendations, and working with the client to develop action
plans to address concerns.
The Audit Consultant completes audit reports with their
findings, recommendations, and management action plans.
Additionally, the Audit Consultant is responsible for follow-up
communications with operating management to ensure adoption of
agreed-upon action plans.
- The Audit Consultant effectively interacts with the external
auditor to complete Sarbanes-Oxley testwork and direct assistance
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
Ability to plan, coordinate, and execute multiple assignments to
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to maintain
effective working relationships with all levels of management and
the ability to excel in a team environment with internal and
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to analyze financial and business
activities, identify process strengths and weaknesses, and develop
creative solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Includes the ability to understand and describe process flows.
Demonstrated ability to work in a self-managed environment with
a high degree of initiative and inquisitiveness.
Demonstrated ability to adhere to a strict code of ethics in
handling confidential information.
- Willingness to travel on assignments 10-20% of the time,
including international travel.
Master's of Business Administration (MBA)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and /or Certified Internal
Experience traveling and working internationally.
Experience in the beverage alcohol or consumer products
Previous experience working at a Big 4 public firm.
3- 5 years of financial experience.
- Experience operating and/or auditing in an SAP environment
(i.e. ERP, SCM, HR, BW, CRM, and/or Portal).
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity
in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman
Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to
all employees and potential employees without regard to race,
color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age,
gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic
information, physical or mental disability or any other legally
Business Area: Global Finance
Req ID: JR-00002498
Keywords: Brown-Forman, Louisville , Senior Internal Audit Consultant, Other , Louisville, Kentucky
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