Manager Internal Controls Audit

Mohawk Industries Inc   •  

Calhoun, GA

Industry: Manufacturing


11 - 15 years

Posted 42 days ago


The Manager of Internal Controls Audit provides a structured review of financialprocesses and procedures in order to evaluate best practices, efficiency and compliance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. In addition, the Manager is responsible for the overall consolidated SOX scoping exercise (with the support of the Vice President and business unit internal audit leads); 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; issuance of quarterly and annual test covers in audit system; and administration of the SOX tool (Blackline GRC module). In addition, this role develops and coordinates global reviews of balance sheet analytics and trend analysis supporting the annual risk assessment and early identification of risk indicators.


  • Assumes responsibility as global project lead for internal control audit projects and provides advisory and consulting services to management under the direction of the Vice President - Internal Audit. Coordinates and directs process and control owners, including training and guidance.

  • Analyzes Mohawk’s global financial controls, procedures and processes with an eye to streamline and ensure consistency across the various business units to improve global efficiency for the Company’s internal control compliance requirements.

  • Maintains consolidated overview of status of internal control compliance using internal control compliance tool.

  • Works closely with the Assistant Corporate Controller to analyze consolidated work processes and review workflows.

  • Oversees preparation and review of working papers to record and summarize internal control documentation and testing in accordance with professional standards and Company standard templates and testing strategies.

  • 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 internal control compliance at the Corporate and Flooring NA segment, as well as when needed for acquisitions and global operations.

  • Evaluates the adequacy and timeliness of management’s response and the corrective action taken on deficiencies and significant deficiencies.

  • Works as Business Administrator for internal control compliance tool (Blackline GRC module) 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.

  • Other duties as assigned to provide business support and internal audit enhancements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. A graduate degreedesired. Professional certification (CPA or CIA) required.

  • Minimum of 10 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

  • Demonstrated experience in business analytics development and oversight for risk identification


  • 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, including global operations

  • 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. Including the COSO framework

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point), Visio and the Internet

Associates Supervised:

  • Leadership of process owners and control owners as well as internal audit personnel in the performance of internal control compliance

About Mohawk

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 distributionprocesses 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.

Job ID 2019-40420