Lehigh Hanson Internal Auditor in Irving, Texas

AutoReqId: 6567BR

Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)

Department: Internal Audit

Primary Location: Irving-TX

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

Lehigh Hanson is seeking to fill the position of an operational Internal Auditor. The preferred candidate for this position is a candidate with a CPA and strong critical thinking skills interested in working as an internal auditor. This position will reside at the corporate office in Irving, Texas.

The Internal Auditor will assist the Heidelberg Cement Group to accomplish objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. The position will provide support to the Area Audit Director to accomplish objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes as well strong IT skills and/ or experience in an IT environment.

This opportunity is perfect for a professional looking to grow their career with an industry leader. While focusing on providing top notch services to the company, you will experience the opportunity to work alongside a tenured and knowledgeable team that will lead to the expansion of your knowledge base as well as obtain an understanding of all lines of business, regions and processes in operations around Lehigh Hanson.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you’ll get to do:

Preparation of audits

  • By structuring audit objects, identify interfaces and relevant technical/ economic data, understanding the means and targets of processes, analyzing related risks and deduce requirements for internal controls. Identify external and internal regulation. Identify relevant data sources and analyze them. Identify relevant IT systems and contacts as well as necessary controls to be tested. Analyze IT data with an audit software.

Managing of audits

  • By planning the audit project timing, identifying the involved people and ensuring correct communication so that the necessary information is obtained and planned deadlines are met.

Conducting analyses

  • By carrying out the planned tests and elaborating upon the results the audit will; Assess whether the found controls are adequate and effective; Recommend practical measures to address issues identified; and present findings to auditees. It will be required to understand which information must be reported in appropriate wording. The timing and responsibilities for action will need to be agreed with management.

Tracing results

  • By documenting the audit work, analyzing the related feedback from auditees, sending reminders, and escalating open items where necessary. It may be required to identify items that need a specific follow-up audit.

Who we are looking for:

  • University degree (BA/ MA/ MBA) and at least 3 years’ experience in a relevant function (accounting, finance) within the industry or internal audit experience

  • CPA with financial auditing experience

  • Preferably with sound SAP-knowledge

  • Understanding of our business or a related industry, its products, processes and people is a plus but not a must.

  • Comfortable in an international environment, which demands an excellent command of the English language. Spanish and German would be well regarded.

  • Flexible and the ability to work with multiple priorities and demanding deadlines.

  • Willing to travel extensively (30 to 40%)

COMPETENCIES

  • Commitment and engagement through high level of work ethic and utilization of abilities for the best of the company.

  • Strong strategic and critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills

  • Internal and external customer and market management.

  • Performance and result management.

  • Demonstrated openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability.

  • Establish trust and relationships.

  • Entrepreneurial management (i.e. consideration of long-term risks and opportunities).

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Demonstrated drive and initiative.

  • Persuasion and negotiation skills.

  • Sustainable management (i.e. compliance with laws and regulations).

  • Professional competence (i.e. knowledge of the industry and cross-functional understanding.

Our corporate office supports the Lehigh Hanson plants in North America and offers a competitive benefits package that includes a 401(k) savings plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, and employee purchase program. Amenities include an on-site deli, free covered parking, and free fitness center.

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Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled