Internal Audit – Staff Associate
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 Staff Associate 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, compliance control processes and systems worldwide to ensure Zoetis” risks are properly managed. * Review and evaluate compliance with the IT aspects of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which requires management to maintain adequate controls to prevent a material misstatement of the Company”s financial statements. * 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 audit activities are performed on financial, operational and compliance engagements 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%. Competencies and Experiences:The candidate should have the following Competencies and Experiences: * Bachelor”s Degree required with a concentration in Accounting ,Finance, Information systems preferred * One year of public accounting and/or internal auditing a plus. * Strong oral and written communication skills, enabling effective communication with all levels of management. * Demonstrated strong analytical skills and the ability to integrate across multiple and varied business areas. * Demonstrated skills in, strategic thinking, innovation creativity, and project management. * Acts decisively. * Holds themselves and others accountable.