The Internal Auditor
will work closely with the Corporate Risk Manager, Corporate Controller, and financial & operational staff at KGHM International’s mine and project sites, to ensure that the Company’s internal controls are designed and operating effectively. In addition to identifying control issues, this person will work as part of a team to implement solutions that improve efficiency and accuracy of financial reporting and other business objectives. The role will require this person to be a team player which is able to gain the trust of operational staff. The position will involve travel to the Company’s various locations in Canada, United States, and Chile.
The duties of this person are expected to evolve over time into other areas of finance and accounting, based on the individual’s career goals and the Company’s growth.
- 5+ years of audit experience, including internal audit and/or mining industry experience. A preference will be for candidates with either an internal audit designation (CIA, CISA) or those with Big 4 Audit experience.
- Knowledge of IFRS, GAAS, SOX and COSO frameworks.
- Detailed knowledge of internal audit methodology and application.
- Self-motivated and able to work independently.
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing. Spanish language skills are a strong asset.
- Ensure that the existing process documentation is complete and kept up to date for changes, growth and new acquisitions.
- Develop a testing plan and perform necessary internal control testing that meets common internal auditing standards (such as SOX 404). Streamline control documentation and ensure that testing is risk-based.
- Manage the quarterly internal certification procedures; ensure that controls are being performed.
- A team player that works with control owners to develop remediation plans for issues identified. Working with the Business Improvement team, the Internal Auditor will be expected to identify opportunities to improve efficiency and accuracy of reporting and other business processes.
- Ensure that new operations establish appropriate controls and procedures, and that acquisitions are integrated effectively.
- Assist with development and communication of company-wide accounting policies, procedures and reporting standards.
- Develop trust and foster working relationships throughout the organization.
- Assess risk and prioritize work accordingly. Develops a strong understanding of the business and, at the same time, gets into the details to solve problems.
- Participate in other ad hoc projects as required.