CHEP is the world leader in pallet and container pooling services, serving many of the world's largest companies. CHEP issues, collects, conditions and reissues more than 285 million pallets and containers from a global network of more than 500 service centers in 42 countries, helping manufacturers and growers transport their products to distributors and retailers.
CHEP partners with customers to develop pooling solutions that ensure reduced product damage, offer enhanced delivery efficiencies, eliminate waste and cut supply chain costs, adding exceptional value for its customers. With more than 300,000 customers around the globe, including Procter & Gamble, SYSCO, Carrefour, Kellogg's, Woolworths, Kraft, Nestlé, Lion Nathan, The Home Depot, Tesco, Unilever, Hewlett Packard, Ford and GM, CHEP is known for "Handling The World's Most Important Products…Everyday."
CHEP employs more than 7,700 employees in 42 countries and benefits from more than four decades of industry experience internationally.
This role is to perform audits and assessments that ensure compliance with contractually obligated activities and established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) with 3rd party vendors across the CHEP USA & Canada Service Center network. This role is critical toward ensuring that adequate controls are in place to allow the Company to stay on course towards reaching its goals and achieving its mission by minimizing business risk. It also is critical in developing a control environment that sets the tone and influences control consciousness in Field Operations. This role is responsible for management and execution of the annual Service Center audit plan and programs as approved by the VP/Controller or Director, Risk and Compliance.
Execute assigned audits, oversight and monitoring of audit compliance work across the Business Process Assurance team.
Develop and manage the Service Center audit coverage plan for the year with input from Operations and Risk and Compliance Management
Develop skills to become subject matter expert on operational finance issues in the field.
Execute compliance reviews and effective communication of audit results for non-HQ based activities via formal audit meetings with impacted parties in Finance, Operations, Engineering, and Accounting
Periodic summary report-out to Executive Team and key business partners of audit reviews conducted, progress, and any critical audit related issues
Manage, update, and publish automated dashboards utilized for monthly tracking of KPIs, remedial actions, and other critical audit metrics
Identify internal and external risks that affect the accuracy of financial transactions between CHEP and 3rd party operational vendors.
Develop and maintain specific SOPs and audit programs that aide in the implementation of sound policies and procedures that help ensure CHEP obtains assurance in field based controls
Participates in special projects, monitors controls, assesses the effectiveness of controls, and focuses on continuous improvement in alignment with strategic business initiatives
Analyse all significant activities and processes to determine compliance with contractual obligations and SOPs and makes recommendations for improvement through partnership with other CHEP teams
Provide support for the CHEP USA and Canada compliance activities as needed
Up to 60% travel required across the U.S.
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting (or similar background)
Manufacturing or Operational Supply Chain experience
Computer: Microsoft office applications
CPA, CIA or similar certification
At least 3 years of Corporate Internal Audit or Public Accounting experience
Skilled and applied accounting and or audit experience. Significant experience in a pooled asset company in operations, logistics or finance. Some supervisory or direct leadership experience
Skills and Knowledge
Project Management skills and/or Green Belt certification
Comfort leading across and upward in the organization
Solid understanding and utilization of Microsoft Office, SAP, and Business Warehouse
Strong Excel, Communication, and Presentation skills
Languages Required English
Desirable Bi-lingual (Spanish)
Come join an extremely successful performance and growth oriented team, we'd love to hear from you. A highly competitive compensation and benefit package including retirement benefits, educational reimbursement, and more is offered in conjunction with an exciting, fast paced work environment. Come help us… Handle the World's Most Important Products. Everyday. www.chep.com/jobs EOE
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