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Vice President Internal Audit

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Omaha
Posted on: February 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job SummaryReporting to both the chief financial officer (CFO) and the audit committee of the board of directors, the Vice President Internal Audit has primary leadership responsibility for maintaining and strengthening a market-leading internal control environment. You will provide independent reviews and evaluations of our operations, information systems, controls, major business processes, records and reporting functions and provide recommendations to management, external auditors and the board of directors.As our VP Internal Audit you will interface regularly with our audit committee of the board during formal committee meetings and informally between meetings. You will also interface with and coordinate the scope of coverage with our external auditors (both financial and systems) and interact with senior operating executives.Position ResponsibilitiesLead and implement an appropriate system of policies, procedures, and standards for the Internal Audit functionPlan, coordinate, and execute the annual budget processAdvise key members of senior management on Internal Audit mattersMaintain continuous lines of communication, keeping senior leaders informed of all critical issuesContribute to the development of strategic goals and objectives as well as the overall management of the organization.Ensure that Audit function is adhering to the strategic planMaintain a professional audit staff with sufficient knowledge, skills, experience, and professional certifications.Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, conduct annual performance appraisals, and administer salary adjustmentsOversee, direct, and organize the work of the Audit teamLeverage automation tools and technologies to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Internal Audit functionPromote a culture of integrity, external focus, broad-mindedness, leadership & resultsRespond to management's requests for specific and/or special audit projects.Respond to and investigate allegations of fraud and other financial wrongdoing, including those received through the whistleblower hotline.Serve as the management liaison to the board and Audit committee; effectively communicate and present critical financial matters at select board of directors and committee meetingsCoordinate with external auditorsPosition QualificationsBachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or a related field required, ideally with a Master's degreeCIA, CPA or other related certification required10-15 years of progressive audit or internal controls experienceStrong grasp on risk-based auditing.Strong mentoring, coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of expertiseArticulate, expressive, engaging and inspiring and can deliver value-added assessments, sound advice, good news and bad, in a relevant concise manner tuned to the audience with a high level of credibility at the top management and board level.Demonstrate high professional integrity - able to separate people from issues.Flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a team leader who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical initiativesComfortable working with senior management, board of directors, and staffOperate as an effective tactical and strategic thinkerNumber of Days in Office: 4Job Location: Omaha, NE strongly preferred. May consider applicants for Chicago if necessary. Relocation assistance is available for this position. Preference will be given to local candidates.#LI-CL1#LI-Hybrid#LI-ExecutiveOur Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insuranceWealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase planGrowth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiencesBalance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye--, Marie Callender's--, Banquet--, Healthy Choice--, Slim Jim--, Reddi-wip--, and Vlasic--, and emerging brands, including Angie's-- BOOMCHICKAPOP--, Duke's--, Earth Balance--, Gardein--, and Frontera--.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Omaha , Vice President Internal Audit, Executive , Omaha, Nebraska

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