Sr. IT Internal Auditor in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Senior IT Auditor who will grow at our corporate office in Marysville, Ohio.

The Senior IT Auditor with the support of the IT Audit Manager will be responsible for leading planning, scoping, and execution of IT audits in accordance with our risk based audit methodology. Assess risks, develop audit programs and execute testing in accordance with professional standards. In addition, responsible for reviewing work papers and developing staff auditors, including providing constructive feedback, coaching, etc.

In this role you will:

  • Develop a strong understanding of the Company’s key business processes, risks, and control activities;
  • Lead and execute project planning tasks (e.g., prepare project risk assessment, audit program, and planning memo);
  • Lead and execute test procedures in accordance with the department’s standard audit methodology;
  • Oversee the project execution efforts of staff auditors (e.g., review workpapers, delegate tasks);
  • Communicate project status and test results timely and effectively to project management and key stakeholders;
  • Assist with the preparation of project deliverables (i.e., reports, memos, presentations);
  • Work with project management and key stakeholders to design corrective actions that mitigate risk and/or improve business process efficiency/effectiveness to ultimately add value;
  • Assist in recruiting, supervising, training, and evaluating the performance of staff auditors to ensure proper execution of responsibilities and to aid in career development;
  • Champion the Internal Audit function to aid in recruiting new talent to the department and to increase departmental visibility across the Company;
  • Own self‐development through continuing education (e.g., off‐site training, webcasts)


Specific areas on which the Senior IT Internal Auditor will focus include:

  • IT Audit
  • Perform complex and comprehensive IT audits in conformance with professional auditing standards. Example areas of focus include:


Other Potential Areas of Focus:

  • Sarbanes‐Oxley General IT Controls (“SOX GITC”) Compliance;
  • Perform testing of our SOX GITC framework to support management’s assessment of control framework design, implementation, and operating effectiveness;
  • Assist control owners with maintaining the SOX GITC control framework;
  • Perform assessments of acquired entities (as applicable) to support management with control framework design and implementation;
  • Audit Analytics;
  • Create and maintain analytics to support Internal Audit’s projects and continuous auditing efforts, as well as the business’ continuous monitoring efforts


The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in computer and information science or other business discipline preferred;
  • Minimum of four (4) years of IT audit experience in technology-based tools and/or methodologies;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to form working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of a team;
  • Ability to consider various points of view;
  • Ability to think with a process improvement orientation and controls consciousness;
  • Ability to identify business risks and mitigating control activities;
  • Demonstrated commitment to achieve departmental objectives;
  • Willingness and ability to travel (domestic and international) as required (travel is variable both in frequency and duration and could amount to 20% or more).


Some other nice to have’s:

  • CISA, CPA, CIA, or other professional designation
  • Experience using audit analytic tools such as ACL
  • Experience with general attest procedures
  • Experience with SOX GITC compliance
  • Experience with SAP or other ERP systems
  • Experience with programming languages (e.g., Java, JavaScript, SQL, Python, etc.)

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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