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Internal Audit Director Job

Lancaster, PA

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Job: Finance
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 20%
Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!
Reporting directly to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and functionally to the Chief Financial Officer, the Internal Audit Director
will be responsible for providing leadership as well as management, planning and execution of all internal audit activities for Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI). The Internal Audit Director will provide the Board of Directors and senior management with independent and objective assurance, designed to add value and improve operations by evaluating the effectiveness of governance, risk management and continuous assessment of internal controls.
Key Responsibilities of the Internal Audit Director:
Proactively establish strong relationships with all key stakeholders, including regional and corporate operations and finance management, as well as external auditors
Understanding, anticipating and balancing the competing objectives of stakeholders, serving as an integrated business and external audit partner
Participating in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program to ensure appropriate levels of risk across the organization
Preparing the annual Audit Plan and presenting it to Audit Committee for approval
Overseeing the development, planning, and execution of financial, operational, IT, and compliance risk-based audit and advisory services across AWI’s portfolio
Leading the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) program and internal controls testing and collaborating with management and external auditors to review scope, testing approach and results
Establishing direction and coordinating Internal Audit activities with external auditors to ensure proper audit coverage, eliminate duplicate efforts, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of audit activities
Continuously improving the risk-based internal audit methodology through identifying control and operational weaknesses and working with the appropriate business process owners to address these weaknesses
Monitoring and reporting on the timeliness of management’s completion of action plans to address previously identified internal audit methodology weaknesses
Ensuring high-quality audits are completed on time and meet Institute of Internal Auditors and department standards for performance
Presenting audit results to the executive leadership team and providing input to the CEO and CFO in preparation for Audit Committee meetings
Identifying and presenting opportunities for professional development of Internal Audit staff
Developing, monitoring and ensuring the achievement of the Internal Audit department budget
Providing leadership and direction to co-sourced auditors
Undertaking other tasks or special projects when required by management (i.e. resourcing, group training, quality assurance reviews, etc.)
Traveling up 20% depending upon annual audit plan
Required Qualifications for the Internal Audit Director:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or another related field
10 years of experience performing risk assessments and risk-based operational, financial and compliance audits of key business processes
Prior management experience
Strong understanding of and ability to develop SOX plans and remediation efforts, designing and executing testing strategies, and developing documentation
Strong Board of Directors presence
Strong leadership skills
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Desired Qualifications for the Internal Audit Director:
Prior experience in the manufacturing industry
Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification    
Knowledge of SAP and governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) software
Why Armstrong World Industries?
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.
Benefits Package
Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
Long term disability coverage
Vacation and sick time
Product discount programs
401k Match
About the Location (Lancaster, PA):
Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.
Equal Opportunity Employer: 
AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets
Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.
AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.
AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. 
Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters.  By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy
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