Internal Audit Manager

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Bachelors Degree
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Posting Date
2 weeks ago(11/20/2020 11:20 AM)

Company Overview

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

The Role

Dematic is looking for an Internal Audit Manager to be part of our global audit team. This is an exciting opportunity to grow and learn all faucets of the business. We are looking to fill this position in our global headquarters office in Atlanta, GA. The role will report to the VP Internal Audit at group headquarter in Frankfurt, Germany and manage one Internal Auditor in Atlanta, GA.


This role will support planning and evaluating activities in the area of auditing and consulting on projects in various business and functional areas. Typical tasks include:

  • Accomplishment of project objectives by planning and evaluating activities in the area of auditing and consulting on projects in various business and function areas throughout the KION Group, including the following activities:
    • Conception of audit approaches for new audit topics
    • Analysis of possible risks/potentials of auditees based on the IA risk-based approach
    • Determination of audit scope in agreement with the VP Internal Audit
    • Organize and assign team members during the audit to respective tasks (no disciplinary right to issue instructions) if in lead on the project
    • Notification of on-site audit and communication about scope
    • Preparation of audit, including breakdown of financial numbers, dispatching the information request, analysis of documents received
    • Implementation of on-site audits by conducting interviews and reviewing documentation
    • Draft a report including recommendations to the auditees within an appropriate time scale, taking responsibility for quality of the report as a whole
    • Discuss with auditee’s in case of disagreement and resolve problem to finalize the report
    • Arrangement of the report’s dispatch in conjunction with the team assistant
    • Archiving the project documents
  • Preparation of special / ad-hoc / compliance audits by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information, considering the sensitivity of the circumstances
  • Support Co-Auditors with planning and evaluating activities in the area of auditing and consulting on projects in various business and function areas, both on-site and remote.
  • Setting up own networks and proactively exchange with all levels of management
  • Training, coaching and counselling of employees, especially to pass on his/her knowledge to ensure continuity within the audit procedure in terms of IA standards
  • Participation in educational opportunities to assure necessary knowledge to support target-oriented audit performance, including:
    • Extensive experience of independently carrying out all activities required within the scope of an audit project
    • An in-depth knowledge of KION’s IA quality standards (e.g. audit principles, types of reporting)
    • A sound knowledge of all relevant internal KION Guidelines needed to evaluate an entity’s understanding of compliance

What We Are Looking For

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, or related business field.
  • At least 8 years of external/internal audit, consulting or accounting experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years leading and managing employees.
  • Someone with strategic thinking skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills in the team as well as with top management level (oral and written), conflict management, delegation, team building capability, affinity to financial figures, problem-solving skills, good presentation and report writing skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of:
    • Internal audit standards
    • COSO
    • Risk management (including ICS)
    • Business process improvement
    • Microsoft Office platforms

Certifications Desired: CIA/CPA, or other audit specific certificates. 


Travel: Ability to travel up to 50% (nationally & internationally).


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