Sr. Auditor

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.

 

Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.

 

Location: Canton, MI, USA 

 

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Performs financial, operational, compliance, and other audits especially related to central functions or manufacturing locations

in USA, Canada, Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Colombia. Assists management in preparing audit plans, reports, and in performing testing.  Also, performs special projects for the improvement of business operations.  Requires working with confidential information concerning all financial and operational Company activities.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

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  • Assists in performing risk assessments and the preparation of formal audit plans which identify areas to be audited, along with audit approach and expected timing.

 

  • Participates in the development of audit programs, for approval by the management, to define specific procedures to be performed during an audit.

 

  • Follows procedures outlined by formal audit programs, but always maintains a risk-based approach in order to perform examinations of financial and operational processes.

 

  • Performs audits to evaluate the level of compliance with established policies and procedures.

 

  • Performs special projects to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and accuracy of financial reporting and other business activities lacking formal policies/procedures and/or internal controls.

 

  • Interacts with management and associates on a regular basis.

 

  • Maintains working papers to document purpose, procedures, and conclusion of test work performed.

 

  • Prepares flowcharts and/or narratives to document the internal control environment, operational systems, and procedural processes.

 

  • Analyzes and evaluates internal controls, current business flows, policies and procedures, and proposes recommendations for cases of non-compliance, missing policies, and general operational and control improvements.

 

  • Depending on skill level, assists or leads the testing of certain financial, operational and compliance audits as assigned by manager.

 

  • Assist management with other department activities.

 

  • Aids other auditors, including external auditors.

 

  • Has a positive, proactive and personable approach to work and relationships.

 

  • Possesses integrity, confidentiality, respect and a strong work ethic.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 

 

Degree Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred

Certification Requirements:

One or more years of CPA/CIA/CISA/CFE certifications preferred or working toward it

Previous Experience:

1-3 years of relevant experience preferred.

Travel Requirements:

Must be available to travel internationally and domestically to affiliates and joint ventures located throughout North and USA, Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Colombia (up to 35%). (subject to COVID limitations and lifting of travel restrictions)

On Call Requirements:

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Physical Requirements:

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Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.