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Senior Internal Auditor

Senior Internal Auditor

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Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of innovative water management products and drainage solutions. ADS operates a global network of 61 manufacturing plants and 29 distribution centers through our 3,800 employee team members.

Why choose ADS? We seek out the best talent and provide you with resources for career development, support and the chance to lead something big. We offer tremendous opportunity for individuals who want to advance in the industry through innovation and leadership. Choosing a career with ADS means joining a great company and being part of a great family.

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The Senior Internal Auditor manages and performs internal auditing functions for ADS and its subsidiaries. This person performs internal control and operational auditing reviews of manufacturing, distribution, and office facilities, corporate and field departmental functions. May assist external auditors with on-going financial audit requirements as requested. Assists with the documentation and testing for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements.


Organizational Relationships:

  • Reports directly to the Director of Internal Audit
  • Has direct and significant contact with the Controller, CFO, and other senior management representatives
  • Has direct contact with all levels of the organization
  • Works closely with the external auditors to administer the audit and internal controls
  • Actively assists with Management’s assessment of internal controls over financial reporting as required under Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)


Primary Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the documentation of existing Company policy and procedures for ADS and subsidiaries
  • Assist in designing & implementing remediation plans for control deficiencies
  • Performs financial and operational audits of ADS manufacturing and distribution facilities, field sales and customer services offices, and Corporate departmental function
  • Issues reports on the status of controls and areas of potential weaknesses
  • Assists the Director of Internal Audit in managing the Company’s efforts to maintain a Sarbanes-Oxley compliant environment
  • Assists external audit professionals with coordination of audit testing and workpaper supporting documentation requirements as requested


Job Skills:

The ideal fit for this role will possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • 4 to 5 years of current or recent experience in public accounting and/or a corporate financial role
  • Public accounting experience is highly preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting highly preferred
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills to communicate with all levels of management
  • Understanding of broad business and technical (GAAP) knowledge
  • Ability to assist in identifying process issues and developing solutions
  • Ability to interact with senior management and build & maintain relationships using strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Business maturity to interact with diverse cultures
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Open to travel ~ 10% of the time


Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required
  • CPA certification strongly preferred


EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.