The Internal Auditor will perform financial, operational, compliance, and general information system audits of Callaway Golf’s domestic and international operations. This includes assisting with audit program execution, evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls, and assisting with the preparation of audit reports with recommendations that will support management in their responsibilities. This position is also responsible for providing complex project support. Incumbent works with all business units, functional areas, and levels of management to achieve department objectives, and is expected to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Audits, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, & Special Projects
Identify financial, operational, compliance, and reputational risks through assurance, consulting, and solutions management activity.
Work closely with management and other personnel to promote operational efficiency and effectiveness to enhance and protect organizational value.
Execute financial, operational and compliance audit programs in accordance with audit standards and departmental procedures to address relevant risks.
Participate in meetings with business areas under audit to ensure expectations are clearly established, progress and findings are timely communicated, and issues are appropriately resolved or escalated for resolution.
Assist with the preparation of reports to document audit scope, procedures, findings and recommendations; interpret the significance of audit findings, conclude on findings and make practical recommendations for remediation.
Execute business process walkthroughs to assess the existence and design effectiveness of the company’s key internal controls over financial reporting.
Collaborate with the company’s external auditors by providing substantive audit testing support as needed.
Test the company’s key internal controls over financial reporting and conclude on operating effectiveness.
Complete and/or participate in special projects related to risk management and internal control as assigned.
Review technical publications and regulatory pronouncements to stay abreast of key developments related to accounting, auditing, finance and compliance.
Complete administrative related tasks as assigned by the Audit Manager and/or Sr. Audit Director.
Pursue continuing education in order to obtain and/or maintain professional license(s) (e.g., CIA, CPA).
TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
Understanding of IIA standards.
Good working knowledge of S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Effective listening, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to discuss complex accounting and finance subjects with non-financial personnel.
Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
Ability to navigate through ambiguity, collaborate successfully with others on a cross-functional basis, coordinate multiple project assignments simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment, accepting ownership and accountability of the process and deliver on commitments.
Ability and willingness to take initiative to address problems and contribute to continuous process improvements.
Ability to work well with all levels of the organization in fast paced, dynamic environment.
Able to travel frequently (approximately 25%), including international locations.
Intermediate skill level in the use of standard office software - spreadsheets (e.g., Excel), word processing (e.g., Word), presentations (e.g., PowerPoint), and flowcharts (e.g., Visio).
Experience with ERP systems (SAP) and specialized software for audit related purposes, including data analytics, SOX compliance, and risk management is preferred.