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Whirlpool Corporation Staff Internal Auditor in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Requisition ID: 58749


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit, Yummly and InSinkErator. In 2022, the company reported approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 61,000 employees and 56 manufacturing and technology research centers. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com.

This role in summary

As a Staff Internal Auditor within the Finance/Audit organization you will be responsible for gaining an understanding of key business processes, documenting conclusions based on testing of key controls, and providing value-added solutions to the business for everyday use. This unique insight will place you in a position to become a valued business partner to key management stakeholders. Today you might be executing an engagement of a third party vendor contract and presenting the results to Senior Management. The next day you may be performing data analysis as part of a project to assist management with reducing costs. The following week you might be performing testing of SOX controls to ensure our internal controls over financial reporting are designed correctly and operating effectively.

This position sits at our Global Headquarters in Benton Harbor, MI.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Executes operational and SOX audit assignments successfully from beginning to end

  • Performs data analytics to assess total population risk

  • Ensures audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, controls, and risk.

  • Obtains and reviews audit evidence ensuring conclusions are accurate and well-documented.

  • Adheres to applicable department and professional standards

  • Works closely with management to promptly resolve problems and build trust.

  • Ensures adequate focus on personal & professional growth in line with career progression

  • Proactively seeks relevant education and training opportunities

  • Limited travel may be required within this role (<20%)

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or Business

  • 1+ years of experience in accounting/finance, audit or analyzing business processes

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Big 4 or Fortune 500 experience

  • Experience with navigating, extracting data, and dataflows in ERP (SAP) systems

  • Data analysis experience including utilization of analytical tools

  • Experience working in an audit management system

  • SOX walkthrough and testing experience

  • Familiarity with Google applications (Sheets, Docs, Slides) and data visualization solutions (Tableau, Data Studio)

  • Understanding of US GAAP, SOX, COSO Control Framework, Internal Auditing Standards and risk assessment practices.


Additional information

Whirlpool’s Ways of Working

Our goal is to provide an environment that helps you bring your best to Whirlpool every day. We apply ‘always on’ flexibility to all work days. You will have the autonomy to manage personal, family, and outside-of-work commitments as needed. Employees in this role work in person Monday through Thursday with the option to work remotely on Friday.

We offer other flexibility and industry-leading time-off benefits that will help you balance what’s important at work and at home, including:

  • Flexible Friday - Option to work extra hours Monday through Thursday to finish up work early on Friday.

  • Two-Week Work Remote from Anywhere - Minimum of one-week increments for a total of two weeks per year.

  • Sabbatical - Four weeks paid leave after every five years of service.

Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation

See what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers (http://www.whirlpoolcareers.com/) . Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/WhirlpoolCorp/) , Twitter (http://twitter.com/whirlpoolcorp) , LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/whirlpool-corporation/life/) , Instagram (http://www.instagram.com/whirlpoolcorp/) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/WhirlpoolCorporation) .

At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.