Avery Dennison Director, Internal Audit - Global IT in Mentor, Ohio
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
Position will report to the Vice President of Internal Audit and will work closely with the Global Internal Audit Team, CIO and IT group, Business Unit management, other corporate functions, external audit firm and external co-sourcing firm. This role requires a true business professional to partner on business issues who thinks beyond a pure auditing perspective. Avery Dennison is a Fortune 400 global manufacturing company with significant growth opportunities.Responsibilities:
•Support the Vice President in all aspects of leading and setting strategic direction for an evolving world-class function.•Lead a function that is completely co-sourced with a global partner, managing the relationship and deploying resources to completing the IT audit plan.
•Lead IT Audit with a strategic approach to risk assessment, integrated and effective audit methodology, and impactful reporting. Emphasis on best practices in efficiently achieving high quality audits and reviews, with identified solutions, and timely reporting to relevant stakeholders.•Responsible and accountable for an effective audit plan and an overall budget.•Closely work with the other Regional Operational Audit Directors in developing a comprehensive and flexible audit plan, using an appropriate risk based methodology, standardizing better practices, and general training in areas of arising technical issues.• Proactively develop an effective and influential relationship with all stakeholders in the IT function, Business Units, Corporate Functional Leaders, and External Auditors. Understand, anticipate and balance the competing objectives of your stakeholders. Deliver pragmatic solutions.• Support various compliance initiatives including U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley legislation, and other areas of risk management.• Coordinate with the External Auditors to ensure proper audit coverage, elimination of duplication of effort, and improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of audit activities.• Assist in benchmarking the department on a regular basis in pursuit of better practices. Balanced involvement with relevant professional organizations and roundtables.
Previous experience as a proactive true business partner with well defined supervisory skills and a consultative approach to coaching/influencing with an outgoing personality.• Solid global experience with an understanding of culture differences in business• Experience with matrixed organization and co-sourcing.• 8-12+ years of progressive IT auditing. Preferably in both public accounting and industry.• Proven track record in leading and managing an audit team with emphasis on best practices in risk assessment, problem solving, and impactful reporting of audits.• Large company experience, and particularly in manufacturing, is preferred.• Business experience outside of audit a big plus.• Need to see progression in career and increasing level of responsibility
• Leadership ability - strong influencer across a variety of stakeholders
• Prior Consulting experience a plus (managing consultants even better)• Proactive and can identify emerging risks
• Bachelor’s degree with a major/minor or emphasis in IT or Accounting. CISA, CIA, CPA, or MBA strongly preferred.• Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with an ability to anticipate the next step.• Strong written and verbal communication skills• Prior Big 4 experience a plus.• Six Sigma or Continuous improvement a plus.• Willingness to travel extensively both domestically and internationally.
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