Senior Internal Auditor

at Waters Technologies Corporation in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Senior Internal Auditor
Req. # 
Company Name 
Waters Division
US-MA-Milford | US | US-DE-New Castle
Regular Full-Time


Waters Corporation is currently looking to expand its Internal Audit Team. Given that this is a growing team, this is a fantastic opportunity to be in a highly visible position with possible future growth or movement within the company. In addition to the visibility and working with leaders, this role will include the opportunity to travel to many of the Waters locations across the globe. 




Responsible for collaborating with the Audit Team during all phases of the audits: planning, leading, and executing financial, operational and audit projects to ensure audits are completed timely and with quality.
Leads upfront project planning, including the definition of audit scope and audit work programs and coordination with management.
Evaluates the effectiveness of the design of controls for business processes and executes testing of internal controls, identifying deficiencies, synergies, cost savings, cost recoveries and risks as well as communicating results of audit activities with audit management and facilitates the development of management action plans to address any deficiencies identified
Assists in identifying risks and process improvement opportunities.
Leads interviews and walkthroughs to understand the business process and documents business processes as required.
Reviews internal and co-sourced team work to ensure that it was completed in compliance with audit program and meets IIA standards
Familiar working with and drawing conclusions from large sets of data resulting from the use of computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs)
Interfaces regularly with External Auditors and co-source 3rd party auditors
Builds good rapport and solid business relationships with management
Over time, develops a command over key responsibilities in the business, reporting relationships, and from whom information may be obtained
Leverage relationships with management and timely inform them of the progress and issues identified during the engagement
Supports and participates in system implementation testing, operational audits, fraud investigations as well as ad-hoc projects, both independently as an individual contributor and in partnership with other team members.
Assist in the global re-branding of the Internal Audit Department
Domestic and international travel is required; approximately 50% 




Must possess high ethical values, be self-motivated and a team player with ability to demonstrate completing projects on time
4+ years of professional work experience in Finance, Audit, BIG 4, Accounting and/or manufacturing preferred
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or business-related field of study
MBA, MSA or related advanced degree, preferred
Experience with SAP and MS Office, both required
Sound understanding of SOX, GAAP and COSO
Strong accounting, auditing, project management, communication and presentation skills
Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational process and procedures to evaluate risk, impact and vulnerability
Understanding of data analytics procedures/techniques and how to apply them in audit and consulting related activities
Ability to drive value-added recommendations
Foreign language skills are a plus
Leadership Competencies:

Authentic - Operates with integrity, transparency and humility
Enterprise Minded - Acts as a true company owner to advance the overall interests of Waters
Outside-In Thinkers - Carries a broad global perspective of markets, technologies and trends
Agile - Balances clear strategic thinking and accountability in execution to deliver results
People Focused - Actively creates the conditions for Waters' people and teams to succeed
At Waters, we value diversity in our organization, and we are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Waters Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Company Description


Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations... For full info follow application link.

Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1017881

Posted On: Aug 10, 2022

Updated On: Sep 09, 2022

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