• Corporate Auditor

    Job Location US-MI-Novi
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
  • Overview

    Jervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company (daifuku.com/us/), a group company of Daifuku in Japan - the largest material handling company in the world. Our advanced systems move everything from car bodies at auto plants to luggage at airports to packaged goods at warehouses. We are known as experts in engineering, manufacturing and servicing innovative automated materials handling systems including conveyors, automatic guided vehicles, automated storage & retrieval systems, and integrated controls.


    The company is currently seeking an experienced Corporate Auditor.


    The Corporate Auditor reviews the organization’s process and operations by collecting, analyzing and examining company records to identify errors and ensure compliance with company objectives, laws and regulations.


    The Corporate Auditor will be responsible for coordinating Internal Control tests and Internal Audits for Daifuku North America Holding Company group companies (Daifuku America Corporation, Jervis B. Webb Company, Wynright Corporation and Elite Line Services. Inc.); performing as an Internal Inspector and Internal Auditor working with the Internal Audit Department of Daifuku Japan. Japan’s J-SOX compliance law introduces strict rules for the internal control of financial reporting in order to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate disclosures. The IA must be able to meet J-SOX reporting and evaluation deadlines and also Internal Audit schedules, which may include extra time.


    Major Areas of Responsibility

    • Conduct audit related activities including obtaining and analyzing data, reviewing records and supporting documentation, completing audit findings worksheets, and submitting audit findings for review, discussion, update and approval
    • Ensure audits are performed in accordance with regulatory, departmental and professional standards
    • Interact with various internal auditors to assist in gathering data
    • Review every facet of group setup for accuracy
    • Coordinate Internal Control (J-SOX) Walk-Through Test and Operation Status Test for DNAHC group companies, working with the Internal Control Department of Daifuku Japan. Perform as an Internal Inspector of the J-SOX tests. Recommend and suggest remedial actions as a result of the J-SOX tests. Monitor adequacy of daily internal control operations
    • Coordinate Internal Audit for all the DNAHC companies, working with the Internal Audit Department of Daifuku Japan. Perform as an Internal Auditor. Recommend and suggest remedial actions as a result of Internal Audits
    • Coordinate audit related internal controls conducted by audit firm PwC. Perform as a lecturer for J-SOX Process Owners and Documents Creators of DNAHC group companies before the J-SOX tests.
    • Assist in the preparation of audit report’s to present to management
    • Address group setup errors directly with the person/department responsible for the task to prevent them in the future
    • Maintain New Group Setup report detailing start and activation dates in addition to other data. The goal is to capture turn time and improve efficiency
    • Submit to the CFO on a weekly basis a report detailing areas where a department or individual has not performed or a process has not been executed successfully
    • Maintain integrity of database by documenting activity accordingly
    • Carry out special projects as directed
    • All other duties as assigned


    Basic Requirements

    • Language - Fluent reading, writing, typing and conversational in Japanese and English
    • Microsoft - Excel, Word, PowerPoint
    • Education - Bachelor’s Degree, enrolled in accredited program in Internal Control and/or Audit, or equivalent preferred
    • Business Acumen - Understands business objectives, marketing environment and tools
    • Communication - Expresses thoughts clearly, accurately, and precisely both verbally and in writing. Effectively communicates with all staff. Clearly and succinctly conveys information and ideas to individuals and groups. Demonstrates good listening skills
    • Active Learning - Understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision making
    • Analytical Thinking - The ability to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach
    • Diagnostic Information Gathering - The ability to identify the information needed to clarify a situation, seek that information from appropriate sources, and use skillful questioning to draw out the information, when others are reluctant to disclose it
    • Initiative - Identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it
    • Forward Thinking - The ability to anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies
    • Thoroughness - Ensuring that one's own and others' work and information are complete and accurate; carefully preparing for meetings and presentations; following up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled
    • Results Orientation - The ability to focus on the desired result of one's own or one's unit's work, setting challenging goals, focusing effort on the goals, and meeting or exceeding them
    • Personal Credibility - Demonstrates concern that one be perceived as responsible, reliable, and trustworthy
    • Conduct - Strong administrative, communication and leadership skills and abilities, including verbal and written communication, judgment, organizational development, coaching and counseling


    Special Requirements

    • Overtime occasionally required, mostly during J-SOX tests and Internal Audits
    • Ability to travel up to 50% (over 15 times per year)
    • Office environment (with Prolonged periods of sitting and a lot of time keyboarding and looking at a monitor)


    Preferred Qualifications

    • ERP/MRP system – Knowledge of SAP, Visibility or E-Penta
    • Accounting or Finance – Must have 3+ years’ experience
    • Internal Audit and Control - Sound independent judgment, high attention to detail and excellent analytical skills are a must
    • J-Sox - Advanced law knowledge desirable
    • Purchasing - General knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations


    Demonstrated Physical Abilities

    Remain stationary for 50% of the time; move/traverse throughout the office to access file cabinets and office equipment; operate a computer and other productivity machinery; inspect documents; communicate with others through talking/hearing; read/identify/assess forms and correspondence. 


    Jervis B. Webb Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and federal sub/contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


    Jervis B. Webb offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more


    At this time our company only receives applications online. If you need assistance applying online to this position, please call 248-553-1233 and leave a message and your call will be returned.




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