Perdue Farms, Inc. Senior Auditor in Salisbury, Maryland
Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies.
The Senior Auditor is responsible for completing compliance testing of the Company’s SOX/Internal Controls Program as assigned and championing internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business. The Senior Auditor will also be responsible for completing individual internal audit projects, as part of the total Audit Services Audit Plan. These responsibilities will vary by assignment and can include developing audit scopes, performing audit procedures, and preparing audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Work performed will include coverage of functional and operating units and focusing on financial and operational processes. Additionally, the senior auditor performs follow-up on the status of outstanding internal audit issues.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Perform compliance testing of the Company’s SOX/Internal Controls Program as assigned. This includes planning, executing and drawing conclusions of the operational effectiveness of internal controls based on the testing performed.
Make recommendations to the business for control improvements to remediate control gaps noted through internal controls testing. Follow up with the control owners on the status of remediation plans.
Develop audit work programs and enhance existing programs to execute the scope and objectives of operational and financial audits (e.g. evaluate internal controls, process effectiveness, operational processes, etc.).
Perform the audits, write the reports, review results and recommendations with management, obtain management responses and follow up on remediation efforts where necessary.
Complete special projects and other reporting duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business with concentration in Finance or Accounting. 5-7 years in Accounting and/or Auditing.
5-7 years in Accounting and/or Auditing.
CPA, CIA or CMA is a plus. 3-5 years of experience in food or manufacturing industry preferred.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings.
May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.
May need to access files, supplies and equipment.
Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.