Kodak, a technology company focused on imaging for business is seeking an experienced Audit Project Leader (APL) to work in our Internal Audit Department; Kodak is headquartered in Rochester, NY.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to serve as part of a team of professionals delivering quality service to a variety of Kodak’s business units, functions, worldwide entities, and subsidiaries. The effective candidate will be responsible for planning and performing audits and/or internal control assessments of assigned Kodak operations; such assignments will include reviewing and supervising the work of assigned audit staff. The APL is expected to add value for our stakeholders by providing recommendations to improve operations including capturing and promoting best practices and developing more efficient ways to audit.
Serve as a member of the Audit Leadership Team to develop and oversee Internal Audit’s annual audit plan and long-range plan, highlighting key risk areas and trending industry practices.
Work as a member of the audit leadership team to develop and/or maintain a top-down risk-based audit approach, in accordance with PCAOB and SEC guidance.
Execute multiple complex audits; perform key project management duties including planning, scheduling, coordinating, and reviewing the results of each audit; teach, train, and coach auditors.
Prepare and/or review audit reports for issuance to audit clients and management; perform quality reviews of audit reports prior to issuance and ensure audit results are communicated timely.
Develop procedures, schedules, priorities, and programs for achieving audit objectives and goals.
Serve as a global audit risk and audit execution liaison for Internal Audit, working closely with management owners within the company’s business units and functions worldwide to provide advice, counsel, and training/education to management regarding internal controls.
Identify cost recovery opportunities and develop audit approaches to pursue such opportunities.
Develop and maintain productive client and staff relationships.
Effectively coordinate audit activities with External Auditors and Process Owners.
Identify and communicate changes in professional standards, laws, guidelines, and audit requirements to department personnel.
Participate in the recruitment and hiring of internal auditors.
Engage in forensic investigations and compliance projects on an as needed basis.
Experience & Education Requirements:
Broad business experience (10 years or more) including at least five years of audit experience and highly developed supervisory skills.
Bachelors and/or graduate degree in Finance or Accounting (Prefer Accounting)
Professional certification such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, CMA, CISM, etc.
In-depth understanding of GAAP, GAAS and internal control concepts (COSO)
Solid leadership experience - people and organizational
Public accounting experience with a Big 4 or large regional public accounting firm
In-depth knowledge of internal control concepts, principles and techniques including Sarbanes Oxley legislation
Knowledge of SAP strongly preferred
Strong analytical ability and experience with “data analytics” testing
In-depth experience in assessing audit risk and exposure across multiple organizations
Must be forward thinking and embrace change and continuous improvement
Rochester, New York (Preferred); open to virtual candidates
10-20% international and domestic travel required.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 20648BR
Kodak is a global technology company focused on print and advanced materials & chemicals. We provide industry-leading hardware, software, consumables and services primarily to customers in commercial print, packaging, publishing, manufacturing and entertainment. We are committed to environmental stewardship and ongoing leadership in developing sustainable solutions. Our broad portfolio of superior products, responsive support and world-class R&D make Kodak solutions a smart investment for customers looking to improve their profitability and drive growth.