Generac Power Systems

  • Senior Internal Auditor

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(8/7/2018 8:21 AM)
    Fin - Finance
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Waukesha, WI is seeking a Sr Internal Auditor


    Plan, organize and direct assigned financial control and compliance audits, as well as special projects or reviews. Reporting to the Director of Internal Audit, the Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for performing audits to assess controls, and prepare audit reports to document deficiencies and remediation plans. The Senior Auditor will also be responsible for creating the direction and managing the fieldwork for internal audit, compliance, and SOX testing as well as assisting with Board reporting.


    Essential Duties

    • Manage risk assessment, audit planning, and execution for all audits where responsibility has been assigned, including the following:

      • Oversee preparation and completion of audit programs for assigned audits

      • Oversee the development/resolution of potential audit issues

      • Draft clear and concise audit report findings, including development of issues and recommendations to management

    • Participate in developing strategies for cost-effective internal controls, including advisory support to management in designing controls

    • Participate in ongoing review and evaluation of internal controls relevant to SOX compliance

    • Assist the Director of Internal Audit in the annual risk assessment process and Board reporting

    • Provide consultative support to management on special projects as requested

    • Other Duties as assigned




    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

    • 3 years of internal or external audit or relevant business experience



    • CPA, CIA professional designations

    • Master’s degree

    • Public accounting experience

    • Audit experience within a public, manufacturing environment

    • Foreign language abilities



    • Understanding of business processes, risks and internal controls including SOX requirements and COSO objectives

    • Strong verbal and written communications skills

    • Strong project management and organizational skills

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including data analysis

    • Ability to identify and evaluate control issues/processes and determine cost effective solutions

    • Ability to work independently

    • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities

    • Team player that thrives in both leadership and individual contributor assignments

    • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, including executive and operating management

    • Ability to travel up to 25% (includes international travel)


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting; close vision and ability to adjust focus. Up to 25% travel and valid Driver’s License required.


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