Senior Internal Auditor at Beyond Meat

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April 5, 2023

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At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.

Beyond Meat is seeking a Senior Internal Auditor. The successful candidate will conduct the Company's Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) program, financial and operational audits and he/she will have broad exposure to the operations of the Company. He/she will collaborate with personnel across Finance, Legal, HR, Operations, Sales, and IT to identify risks and control gaps and make valuable recommendations to improve processes. This role will interact with the Company's external auditors and business advisors as well. The Senior Internal Auditor will provide audit status and completed workpapers timely for review and sign-off. The position reports to the Sr. Director of Internal Audit.TASKS, DUTIES, & GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIESAssist with planning, administration, and execution of the SOX program, coordinating work with process owners and external audit teams.Identify key controls or enhance existing controls for the assigned areas and identify when there are control gaps in the design or operating effectiveness of the control. Prepare thorough and well-organized workpapers and provide them to the Supervisor for timely review.Evaluate control deficiencies and agree on corrective action plans as necessary.Demonstrate professional skepticism during audits and critical assessment of audit evidence.Partner with control owners in the ongoing maintenance of SOX documentation (policies/procedures, flow charts, control matrices, etc.).  Analyze process and system changes to ensure risks are adequately addressed within the control environment.Manage multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously and ensure completion of all project assignments. Work on operational audits, draft internal audit reports, and present to key stakeholders as necessary. Assist in continuous improvement processes and activities, such as awareness/training programs on audit, risk, and control.Provide status of the audits and discuss any on-going issues or roadblocks. Participate in special projects and investigations that involve policy violations and fraud as needed.  Maintain and cultivate relationships with the appropriate personnel from across the business and functions, developing understanding of key factors and risk drivers impacting the business. QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent required.Experience with Big 4 accounting firm or global accounting firm.3-4 years of progressive audit experience in public accounting or equivalent industry experience delivering internal or external audit services.Strong understanding of audit techniques and methods used to review and evaluate financial and operating records, statements, and reports.Professional certification (CPA or CIA) preferred.  Knowledge of Entity level, process, IT General and application controls. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization and develop strong, collaborative working relationships with internal stakeholders.Must be able to think critically, demonstrate sound professional judgment and act with integrity.Good organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently.Detail oriented and capable of operating in a fast-paced environment, displaying a "roll-up your sleeve" positive attitudeWORK ENVIRONMENTAbility to travel up to 5% per year.Understand that overtime and occasional weekends may be required based on company needs.The starting annual base pay for this role is between USD 95,000 and 110,000.  The actual base is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands.  The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. The role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, and benefits. 

Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

Please note that Beyond Meat has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. All U.S. employees who (a) physically enter a Beyond Meat facility in the United States, (b) represent Beyond Meat at work-related events, including but not limited to trade shows and product demonstrations, or (c) physically enter customer or potential customer sites in connection with their work for Beyond Meat must take all necessary steps to be Fully Vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.Apply for this job

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