Compliance & Process Auditor

Job Title: Compliance and Process Auditor
Reports To: Director of Finance
Location: Libertyville

Jason is a global family of manufacturing companies connected by a parent company dedicated to leveraging their collective expertise. Jason manufacturing companies are leaders in the markets they serve and are dedicated to continuously improving the processes and products their customers rely on. Financially strong and globally accessible, Jason companies leverage their collective expertise and economies of scale to efficiently deliver best-in-class solutions - including custom solutions - that advance their customers' business.

The compliance auditor will be responsible for evaluating and examining the processes, policies, and procedures in place across the Jason Components Group (JCG) a division of Jason Industries. This role will be focused on the business/financial aspects of the organization. The auditor will perform various tasks with emphasis on Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, audit, and process standardization.

GENERAL DUTIES & Responsibilities:
Build and develop work-relationship with various leaders across the organization
Work with business unit leaders to understand changes and impact to the control environment
Identify and evaluate business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement
Contributes to the development of project programs, schedules and budget
Obtain and review evidence ensuring audit conclusions are well-documented and supported
Participate in operational and/or compliance audits
Work with IT to ensure system controls are in place
Work with Internal and External Auditors
Performs other related duties as assigned
Work with control owners to ensure controls are adequately designed and comply with SOX
Perform SOX testing for all process, including review of design and operational effectiveness, and segregation of duties
Provide guidance on addressing findings/observations to management
Monitor implementation of remediation action plans
Contributes to the evaluation, follow-up, and remediation of open audit issues during follow-up
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or MIS - advanced degree preferred.
A minimum of at least 3-5 years audit experience is required as well as one or more relevant professional certifications
Public accounting firm experience is desirable
Experience with design and implementation of the COSO framework are a plus
Strong working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley
Strong technical knowledge of GAAP and analytical skills
Strong Microsoft Suite skills (Excel, Visio, Word, PowerPoint) required
Strong knowledge of ERP Systems, implementation experience will be considered a plus
Must have knowledge of manufacturing processes reflected by working for a manufacturing company or an audit client

Improve internal controls and procedures
Document and streamline processes across the organization
Improve financial analysis

Desire and drive to play a leading role in shaping the development of the accounting/finance function in a dynamic, demanding, fast-paced manufacturing company
Intellectual agility to embrace and learn from the challenges associated with working in a diverse and complex manufacturing organization
Able to quickly and effectively build trust, establish credibility and foster cross-functional working relationships
Results orientation
Strong accountability
Bias for action
High sense of urgency
Change agent

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