BrandSafway Internal Audit Manager in Kennesaw, Georgia

Internal Audit Manager


Brand Industrial Services, Inc., a BrandSafway Company, is currently recruiting for an Internal Audit Manager.


Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services is a leading provider of specialty services to North America's energy markets. Its extensive portfolio of specialized industrial service offerings include scaffolding, coatings, insulation, refractory, forming & shoring, cathodic protection, mechanical services and other related crafts. The company also serves the infrastructure and commercial markets throughout North America and in strategic international regions. Brand operates in five key market segments: Upstream/Midstream, Downstream, Power Generation, Industrial and Infrastructure.


Brand Internal Audit team provides value-added financial and operational assurance services throughout the organization. Internal auditors receive broad exposure to our diverse businesses and they have the opportunity to interact with many levels of management. Internal Audit is to be a source of financial talent and providing its team members opportunities for development within and beyond the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

•Manage and help execute financial and operational audits worldwide consistent with Brand’s audit approach by using a risk-based framework.

•Identify audit issues, and co-ordinate and effectively communicate team findings and solutions verbally and in writing to Management

•Maintain database, audit files, and monitor audit progress.

•Manage and assist in the drawing up of Sarbanes-Oxley documentation and perform related testing duties.

•Coordinate the initial creation and updating of company policies and procedures

•Manage and perform special projects as assigned by the Director (acquisition integration, due diligence, divestitures, investigations and other financial assistance).

•Assist in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement projects in the department.

•Mediate difficulties with local Management

•Serve as Project Coordinator, as assigned by the Director

•Manage creation and maintenance of the Teammate file or equivalent, including monitoring template.

•Lead meetings (planning, entrance, status, exit).

•Finalize draft audit reports for final review by the Director

•Monitor outstanding items (RFI Listing).

•Provide updates on audit progress to the Director and auditee.

•Liaise with Brand employees at all levels.

•Deputize for the Director of Internal Audit as and when required


This position normally does have supervisory responsibilities, but this depends on the seniority and experience of other staff within the department, as they may report directly into the Director of Internal Audit.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.

Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and informatively; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills. Delivers engaging, informative, well organized presentations. Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion. Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interest; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

Self-Management - Ability to work with minimal supervision; disciplined enough to practice self-management skills to be efficient and productive without direct supervision. Effective use of time management is a must. Holds oneself accountable for workload.

Managing other people - Effectively manages other staff irrespective of whether there is a direct reporting line. Also has the capability to manage external consultants or staff from other departments when carrying out projects.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


•Required financial qualification is CPA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent

•Eight plus years of auditing and accounting experience

•CFE, CIA or CISA certification a plus.

•Experience of auditing in complex environments

•Knowledge of U.S. GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley and COSO internal controls framework

•Experience of managing, planning and performing risk-based audits.

•Experience of Lean, Six Sigma or other continuous improvement methods a plus.


•Superior problem solving ability

•Ability to analyze qualitative data

•Exceptional analytical, statistical, quantitative, and deduction skills


•Ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural, multinational environment and mobilize cross-functional high performance teams

•Exceptional verbal communication skills

•Excellent written communication skills

•Foreign language skills a plus


•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•Excellent analytical and organizational skills.

•Self-motivated, disciplined and dependable.

•Team player with strong interpersonal skills.

•Business acumen.

•Enthusiastic and committed.

•Continuous improvement mindset.

•Ability to work with minimal supervision is a must.

•Management skills


Working knowledge in using personal computer and application software including Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint; strong MS Excel skills are desired. Experience with audit work paper software and data extraction software ERP systems such as Oracle would be a plus.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The team member frequently is required to sit. The team member is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Estimated travel throughout assigned geography of about 30%.

Job Ref: 12272018