Thursday, March 20, 2014

Internal Audit Intern - Summer 2014 - Great Opportunity

SUMMER INTERN: Internal Finance Audit
Covidien - Mansfield, MA
The Finance Audit Intern position within the Corporate Audit Group reports to a Finance Audit Manager. The Intern is tasked with assisting Finance Audit team in performing control and operations review of Covidien’s domestic and international operations. The Finance Audit Intern will also assist in conducting finance project reviews and oversight. The Finance Audit Intern will be involved in the execution of audit and preparation of workpapers as well as providing support on projects within the Corporate Audit team. The Finance Audit Intern will get an opportunity to interact with operational and financial management personnel across various functions and operating segments within the company.

Key Objectives
  • Carry out the vision and mission of Corporate Audit to improve controllership through review and implementation of a systematic and disciplined approach to finance controls.
  • Assist in identifying and defining audit issues and root causes, recommending improved internal controls and business processes, and ensuring that corrective action plans are developed and implemented.
  • Work with the audit team to promote a zero tolerance control environment where fraud or noncompliance is unacceptable and difficult to conceal.
  • Assist in conducting audits of financial operations and financial projects including analysis of business data.
  • Assigned to a team of staff, senior and/or manager and will be responsible for conducting independent tasks.
  • Co-ordinate (as part of the Finance Audit team) with other audit teams during integrated audit planning, execution and reporting.
  • Assist in work-paper documentation and assembly. Provide concise and meaningful updates to Senior Auditors and Finance Audit Manager.
  • Assist in providing effective recommendations and solutions to issues identified during the audit execution.
  • Interact with various levels of the organization, including Senior Management in business and Corporate Audit organization.
  • Knowledge of Finance Audit tools and methodologies like ACL is a plus.

Candidates for the Audit Intern role will:
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance.
  • Have zero to three years related work experience.
  • Interact well with different people and able to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Have strong, proficient analytical skills.
  • Willing to travel at least 70%, including international travel.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills / multi-lingual language skills preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with management.
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