Kimball Electronics Director of Audit Management Services in JASPER, Indiana

Do you have the desire for a career in a key role that directly impacts the operations and financials of a growing, global company? Imagine being a part of a company that has just as much an interest in your career development as in the development and growth of the company. At Kimball Electronics, our strong company culture ensures that we treat our people and customers well. Kimball Electronics (KE) is looking for an individual with strong auditing and management skill sets to join our team as the Director of Audit Management Services (AMS). In this role, our team member will have a variety of job duties that will afford them the opportunity to both lead a team and work directly with the business units. Additionally, there will be exposure to top management and the opportunity to grow with the company. The Director of AMS will be responsible for the support of all internal audit functions within Kimball Electronics, Inc., to include SOX compliant audits, continuous monitoring of the KEI control environment, and support of management when the need occurs. Our new team member will serve as a liaison to the Audit Committee, External Audit, and the KEI Leadership Team. The Director of AMS have a direct impact on business performance by leading a team in executing audit activities, performing risk assessments, assisting with due diligence and setting the strategic direction of the AMS team with a focus on continuous improvement. The position is an existing role within Kimball Electronics Shared Services (KESS), reports directly to the CFO, and has an open door line to the top of the company. Our new team member must be proactive, self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills, be detail oriented, possess financial analytical skills, have a positive attitude, and be able to effectively manage a team of professionals to meet deadlines with desired results. They must also be a US person by definition of ITAR. This position is located at our global headquarters in Jasper, Indiana. If you are ready to use your auditing experience to make a difference and improve profitability for a global company, this position is for you. KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES SHORT TERM: (0 TO 3 MONTHS) * Learn Kimball philosophies to understand our financial policies, processes, and Priorities of Focus for AMS * Begin building relationships with the AMS team, each business unit s finance team, the Audit Committee, our External Audit partners, and the KEI Leadership Team * Learn the monthly audit reporting process * Assist with risk assessments at locations and within Shared Services * Assist with Audit activities * Become familiar with our financial reporting tools * Learn SAP navigation, extraction of live data, and reporting modules MID TERM: (3 TO 6 MONTHS) * Plan and execute the Audit activities of KEI in accordance with the Audit Committee Charter and AMS Audit Scope Risk Assessments * Own risk assessments at locations and within Shared Services * Determine audit scope based upon risk assessments. * Monitor audit progress and issue draft and final reports according to AMS Reporting SOP. * Facilitate exit meetings if needed. * Coordinate the use of AMS staff for special projects (e.g., acquisition and due diligence work) * Serve as a liaison to the Audit Committee and our External Audit partners * Manage External Audit relationship and costs * Provide a monthly Audit Report Update * Provide leadership to the internal AMS team * Empower the Audit Manager and team * Ensure responsibility and accountability of the internal audit staff * Determine career development needs and coordinate training for needs of the staff * Own recruiting, hiring, and market compensation evaluations and adjustments for AMS team members * Review draft reports subsequent to disseminations to the customer and review work papers as deemed necessary * Review management responses received from updates to past due action items (Control Deficiencies) with Business Units as needed