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Requisition ID:  56877

Senior SOX Internal Auditor


     Find your more with Mohawk!

At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our people.

As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Come find your “more” with Mohawk!

What we need:


Mohawk is looking for a Senior Sox Auditor who can do more for Mohawk Corporate departments. The Senior SOX Auditor provides a review of ELC (entity level controls) and Corporate financial processes and procedures in order to evaluate best practices, efficiency and compliance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. In addition, the Senior SOX Auditor is responsible for quarterly and annual reporting of testing and certifications; coordination with process and control owners for quarterly certifications; coordination with process owners for annual process document updates; coordination with external auditors on audit issues around compliance; quarterly and annual test covers in audit system for ELC and Corporate controls; and administration of SOX tool (Blackline GRC).


What you’ll do:


  • Assumes responsibility as project lead for SOX audit projects and provides advisory and consulting services to management under the direction of the Director Corporate Audit / Internal Controls. Coordinates and directs activities of ELC and Corporate process and control owners, including training and guidance.
  • Analyzes Mohawk Corporate financial controls, procedures and processes.
  • Prepares working papers to record and summarize all documentation and testing in accordance with professional standards.
  • Communicates audit findings by creating and submitting formal audit memos and reports to management.  Suggests improvements and offers other conclusions and observations based on the work performed.
  • Oversees and performs testing and walkthrough procedures to determine company compliance.
  • Acts as liaison for external auditors and internal process and control owners for SOX compliance.
  • Evaluates the adequacy and timeliness of management’s response and the corrective action taken on deficiencies and significant deficiencies.
  • Provides training as needed to process and control owners and preparers of SOC1 management evaluations
  • Works as System Administrator for SOX compliance tool (Blackline GRC) and coordinates all updates or enhancements with IT personnel assigned as support. This includes working with outside vendors when necessary to provide enhancements to benefit the business and audit users.
  • Manage or assist in other ad-hoc or special projects
  • Timely and accurate completion of quarterly Section 302 reporting process


What you have:


  • BS or BA degree in Accounting, Finance or Business with emphasis in accounting desirable and five years of full-time experience in auditing, accounting or business analysis.
  • Certification (CPA or CIA) required, IIAEP certification is a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting and audit with demonstrated professional growth and achievement in an organization of comparable scope and complexity
  • Demonstrated experience in preparation and evaluation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliant programs
  • Demonstrated project management experience. Leadership in organizing, planning and executing compliance procedures from vision through implementation across multiple internal reporting and organizational lines
  • Demonstrated experience in business process re-engineering or process improvement involving financial and operational controls
  • Ability to travel (15-30%)


What you’re good at:


  • Knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, management principles and preferred business practices.
  • Knowledge of The International Professional Practices Framework developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Skill in conducting quality control reviews of all products of audit work
  • Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems and drawing logical conclusions
  • Skill in planning and project management and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines
  • Problem solving, analytical skills and the ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Effective in dealing with individuals at differing levels, internal and external to the organization
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex business and financial documents in written, chart and/or diagram form
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and plan work under own initiative
  • Understanding of the concepts, practices, systems and terminology of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point), AS400 and the Internet


What else?


  • While we’re a primarily in-office team in Calhoun, GA, we thrive on flexibility and ensuring our people can balance personal and professional time
  • We’re located in a pretty great spot – check out this video to see what we mean

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.


Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

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