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Perdue Farms, Inc. Senior Auditor in Salisbury, Maryland

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


The Senior Auditor is responsible for performing individual internal audit projects, as part of the total Audit Services Audit Plan. This responsibility includes 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. The senior auditor will also assist in completing compliance testing of the Company’s SOX/Internal Controls Program and championing internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Develops programs and enhances existing programs to execute the scope and objectives of audits, e.g., evaluates internal controls, process effectiveness, operational processes, etc.

  2. Performs the audits, writes the reports, reviews results and makes recommendations to management, obtains management responses and follows up where necessary.

  3. Perform compliance testing of the Company’s SOX/Internal Controls Program

  4. May train and supervise staff as required to perform audits, write reports, interfaces with management as appropriate and follows up.

  5. Complete special projects and other reporting duties as assigned by the Director of Audit Services and/or the Vice President of Audit Services.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business with a concentration in Accounting.

Experience Requirements

  • 3 - 5 years experience in Accounting/Auditing with supervisory and/or management experience. May require travel to plant locations.

Experience Preferred

  • 4-8 years of relevant experience in Accounting/Auditing with supervisory and/or management experience highly preferred.

  • Experience in either Poultry or Agribusiness.

  • CPA, CIA or CMA a plus

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.