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Auditor, Senior Finance-IT

Constellation Brands

Victor, NY

Job Description:

Position Summary

Primarily responsible for developing, leading, and executing internal Information Systems/Technology, financial and operational audits, as well as process consulting reviews to ensure adequate internal controls are established and maintained over the Company. Responsible for executing high-quality audits, risk management, and control services over the IT infrastructure, applications, and financial processes. Performing detailed pre- and post-implementation reviews of new systems, applications, and financial processes. Assisting management with ongoing SOX 404 compliance efforts. Participation on operational audits and process consulting reviews is expected as well. Responsible for performing internal control evaluations and developing audit program procedures to address key audit risks and objectives. Lead audit projects, as well as contribute individually. Liaise with corporate and division management. Work with all areas of the Company, providing value-added audit services by focusing on significant risks, controls, and the needs of the business.


• Clearly and efficiently documents significant processes and tests controls affecting financial reporting (SOX 404 compliance) as well as other business processes
• Assesses risks and the state of controls for company-wide information system/technology operations (data centers, application systems, development efforts, computing environments/technologies, and telecommunications)
• Thinks strategically and communicates the risks and impact of IT and finance controls to technical and non-technical managers at various levels of the Company
• Evaluates IT and finance audit requirements, establishes audit plans, and executes approved audit procedures in accordance with professional standards
• Actively participates in audit planning, execution, and wrap-up of IT and finance audits
• Documents significant processes and tests key controls
• Facilitates and reviews management's control self-assessments on a quarterly basis
• Follows up on audit issues to determine adequacy of corrective action
• Interfaces with Information Technology and business management and provides proactive controls advice and assessments for existing and new IT and business development efforts
• Leads/participates in the audit support of the Company's implementation and enhancements of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications, using JDE and SAP software as the core suite of applications
• Capitalizes on ERP (JDE and SAP) as well as other applications' integrated capabilities to significantly enhance audit productivity and quality
• Researches and compiles data relating to specific audit projects
• Develops and maintains data analytics and continuous control monitoring programs
• Identifies key risks and objectives for the audit planning process
• Assesses risks and the state of controls
• Develops and maintains a thorough understanding of technology and business specific processes
• Presents issues and recommendations to line and audit management
• Trains and supports non-IT auditors
• Facilitates meetings with management and conducts various presentations
• Prepares and submits high-quality reports to Company management
• Performs internal consulting projects as assigned
• Participates in special projects as assigned
• Travel requirement: 30%; trips of typically two weeks, potentially three weeks' duration

Core Competencies to be Successful

• Knowledge/Expertise
• Teamwork and Collaboration
• Integrity and Trust
• Communication/Influence
• Project Management/Planning
• Challenging the Process
• Attention to Detail
• Initiative and Drive

Recommended Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree (major in IT, MIS, Accounting, or Finance) or equivalent required; MBA preferred; CISA, CIA, CFE, CPA highly desirable
• 3-5 years of general and IT audit experience (manufacturing environment preferred)
• Proficiency in technical Spanish language preferred
• Experience in the consulting/advisory services of IT and Finance
• Experience with ERP implementations (SAP and JD Edwards)
• Strong knowledge of IT and finance controls and audit principles and techniques
• Working knowledge of accounting principles and business processes
• Experience developing and applying computer-assisted tools (e.g., ACL) to technical, operational, and financial audits
• Proficiency in both the technical and financial aspects of internal auditing
• Familiarity with current best practices and auditing processes, such as self-assessment, monitoring, and risk assessment
• Strong knowledge of internal control concepts, principles, and techniques, including COSO and COBIT frameworks
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to communicate effectively - written and verbal
• Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment
• High energy and strong work ethic
• Ability to quickly sort (relevant from irrelevant, significant from insignificant) and prioritize audit issues
• Willingness and ability to take a stand or advocate a position that may be unpopular with others
• Proficiency with personal computers and associated word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation software

ADA Physical/Mental/Workplace Requirements

• Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs.
• Sitting, working at desk/personal computer for extended periods of time
• Primary work environment is professional corporate office
• Ability to travel commercially

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Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, mili

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Job Posted:
Wednesday, September 13th
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Full Time
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