Internal Auditor
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 9/22/2017

Job Description

A global manufacturing company is seeking to hire an Internal Auditor/Senior Auditor to support the internal audit function by performing financial, operational and compliance audits. The ideal candidate will have one to three years public accounting experience or relevant SOX 404 compliance exposure at a public company.

Essential Job Functions

  • Obtain knowledge of assigned business areas. Perform financial test of controls.
  • Prepare work papers that are accurate, complete, and logically organized and contain sound conclusions and clear explanations.
  • Identify gaps and audit issues that are significant to the organization; research, address and effectively communicate risks identified. Make recommendations to improve control environment.
  • Identify operational improvements throughout the performance of the audit and communicate to team members.
  • Maintain a current knowledge of computer technology and available software and use this knowledge to facilitate the completion of audit assignments.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments accordingly.
  • Reach out and develop relationships with management/senior management.
  • Maintain active and open communications/relationships with local and senior management.
  • Educate management on Internal Audit’s role and best practices as needed.
  • Assist external auditors to reconcile discrepancies or support the external auditing function.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business; with at least 1 - 3 years of experience in professional auditing.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley 404 requirements a must.
  • Experience in public accounting and manufacturing industry preferred.
  • Information Technology background a plus.
  • Professional designations (CIA, CPA, CISA) or certification candidate a plus.

Work Environment

  • Be an effective team player.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 35% - 40%.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communications skills.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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