Internal Audit – Senior Auditor
Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways. Building on 60 years of experience, we deliver quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. We are working every day to better understand and address the real-world challenges faced by those who raise and care for animals in ways they find truly relevant.Our name, Zoetis (z-EH-tis), has its root in zo, familiar in words such as zoo and zoology and derived from zoetic, meaning “pertaining to life.” It signals our company”s dedication to supporting the veterinarians and livestock producers everywhere who raise and care for the farm and companion animals on which we all depend.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.Position Purpose:The Internal Audit -Senior Auditor will have primary responsibility for participating as a member of a team conducting independent audit and risk oversight activities at Zoetis locations worldwide. They also participate on strategic teams within Internal Audit positioning the Department as a business partner and value added resource to the organization. Responsibilities: * Conduct on-site independent evaluations of Zoetis” financial, operational and compliance control processes worldwide to ensure Zoetis” risks are properly managed. * Review and evaluate compliance with aspects (Systems) the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which requires management to maintain adequate controls to prevent a material misstatement of the Company”s financial statements. * Review and evaluate compliance with Zoetis” Global Policy on Interactions with Prescribing Animal Healthcare Providers (Global Vet Policy) and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) to help ensure Zoetis colleagues worldwide are interacting in an appropriate manner with Prescribing Animal Healthcare Providers and non-U.S. government officials. * Present the results of audits to senior site and regional management, including practical recommendations to address identified risks, requiring strong negotiation and influence skills.
* Prepare formal written reports setting forth recommendations for local, regional and Corporate management to strengthen and improve operations, as well as identify cost or efficiency savings. * Actively participate on departmental and/or cross-functional teams addressing internal and external issues that support the department”s Strategic Business Framework. This may include designing our audit approach for ensuring appropriate procedures are performed on financial, operational and compliance audits or working on various special projects formulating business, operational and financial solutions that drive value and position the organization for opportunities.
Domestic and international business travel of approximately 20- 25%
Develop People * Indirectly supervise 1-2 direct reports * Responsible for orientation, on-going training and development of auditors by providing career coaching and counseling to ensure auditors are prepared for advanced opportunities as the arise * Provide performance feedback and reviews on a periodic basis Competencies and Experiences: The candidate should have the following Competencies and Experiences: * Bachelor”s Degree required .Accounting, Finance. Information Technology concentration preferred MA/MS/MBA a plus. * Professional designations-CPA, CFE, CRMA, CIA a plus * At least three- four years of public accounting and/or internal auditing required; multi-national pharmaceutical experience a plus; international experience a plus.
* Strong financial background required, including experience with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley; IT exposure a plus.
* Strong oral and written communication skills, enabling effective communication with all levels of management * Negotiation and influence stills – the ability to influence others without express authority. * Demonstrated strong analytical skills and the ability to integrate across multiple and varied business areas. * Demonstrated skills in leadership, strategic thinking, innovation creativity, and project management. * Acts decisively. * Holds themselves and others accountable. * Develops others, build effective teams.