Financial Auditor

Department:  Finance
Date:  Jan 11, 2022

 

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

The Finance Auditor is responsible for performing financial, operational and compliance audits and special projects under the direction of a Senior Auditor or Risk, Control, & Audit (RC&A) management to identify financial exposures, financial misstatements, compliance or control deficiencies and operational inefficiencies. The role will also prepare workpapers to document audit procedures performed and to support the relevant audit findings. The role is part of the RC&A team, so may work to support internal controls activities in addition to Internal Audit duties. This provides opportunities for diversity in audit type and scope. Specific responsibilities noted below.
Responsibilities:
 Perform audit procedures under the direction of the Senior Auditor to determine the reliability of internal control systems.
 Incorporate data analytics and automation tools when performing audit procedures.
 Audit a variety of financial, compliance and operating records and procedures requiring the application of professional accounting and auditing principles and standard operating procedures.
 Identify process, financial and compliance control weaknesses and communicate audit issues to the Senior Internal Auditor supervising the audit.
 Assist in developing recommendations for audit issues identified.
 Participate in opening and closing meetings.
 Assist in the preparation of audit reports.
 Prepare and organize audit workpapers to document the work performed and support the audit issues identified.
 Function as a member of the IA team, demonstrating effective teamwork and cooperation.
 Provide assistance to external auditors under the direction of Senior Auditors or others in RC&A.
 Develop a further understanding of US GAAP and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and local GAAP accounting rules, where applicable.
 Develop an understanding of FMC accounting, project management, and internal control policies, procedures, and processes.
 Demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional development as part of the RC&A organization.
 Achieve deadlines set by leadership and proactively monitor and raise instances where deadlines cannot be met in a timely fashion.
 Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
 Support the Data Analytics and Automation group within RC&A and promote a data and risk driven culture.
 Exhibit Safety as a core value.
Required Education:
 A four-year degree in business administration, finance, accounting or management information systems required.
Qualifications
 3+ years of relevant auditing experience, preferably public accounting and/or internal auditing in a global manufacturing / chemicals company.
 Professional accounting and auditing qualification attained or in progress such as CPA, CISA, CIA, PMP, CFE, or foreign equivalent.
 Basic technical accounting skills and basic knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SOX required.
 Basic knowledge of audit practices, procedures, and principles and a willingness to further develop these skills.
 An ability to use Alteryx, PowerBI, or other data analysis tools is a plus.
 Knowledge of SAP is a plus.
 Demonstrate organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, customer management skills, analytical, change management and communication skills
 Ability to build appropriate rapport; build constructive and effective relationships; use diplomacy and tact when delivering difficult messages/audit findings
 Must be able to work in foreign operations and travel.
 Fluency in English.
 Other financial, compliance or operational experience will be considered if they demonstrate a passion for professional development.

 

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment. Full vaccination means that two weeks have passed since the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (i.e., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (i.e., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). All applicants will be required to show proof of their vaccination status upon receipt of an offer of employment. Exemptions will be granted only to those applicants who are unable to take the vaccine due to medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief.   FMC will work with those who apply for and are granted exemptions in an effort to identify reasonable accommodations which will permit those individuals to fulfill the responsibilities of their positions.

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department