BlueLinx Corporation Director, Internal Audit in Atlanta, Georgia
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. BlueLinx offers thousands of products from suppliers all over the world to service over 10,000 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business through a vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.
Position Purpose Summary :
The Director of Internal Audit reports to the CFO and Audit Committee Chair member, is responsible for the audit and assessment of financial, operational and compliance activities for a $3 Billion nationwide distribution company. Performs internal audit work, including control integration of recently acquired Cedar Creek, as well as planning and executing audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls. Conducts a quarterly Enterprise Risk Assessment with the Executive Leadership team as well as other members of the leadership team across the sales, procurement, finance and IT functions. The Director determines compliance with internal and external policies, procedures and regulations, focusing on critical risks identified by the Enterprise Risk Assessment. Performs internal consulting services and investigative services. Maintains organizational and professional ethical standards and works independently with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgment. Presents to the Board of Directors/Audit Committee on a quarterly basis the results of audit initiatives and business consulting activities. This position works with all levels of management and employees, including external auditors and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
Conducts the quarterly Enterprise Risk Assessment with various members of senior and executive management. Serves as Chair of the Risk Committee
Develops the annual Audit Plan in conjunction with performing audits, operational reviews, and consulting projects based on the results of the annual risk assessment
Oversees the performance of audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence and documenting the Company’s processes and procedures
Serves as business partner and makes recommendations for continuous improvement within business processes
Reports risk management issues and internal controls deficiencies identified directly to the audit committee and provides recommendations for improving the organization’s operations, in terms of both efficient and effective performance
Evaluates information security and associated risk exposures
Coordinates enterprise compliance program with consultation from legal counsel
Evaluates the organizations readiness in case of business interruption
Maintains open communication with management and the audit committee
Teams with other internal and external resources as appropriate
Engages in continuous education and staff development
Leads team,selects/hires.Develops objectives; coaches and evaluates performance. Ensures applicable training and development for direct reportsto enhance performance, development, and contributions to the company. Hold direct reports accountable for individual / team performance. Addresses performance issues timely and appropriately
Role involves up to 10-20% travel to BlueLinx facilities nationwide
BA / BS in Finance or related degree preferred. MBA or Masters in Finance a plus.
CPA and/or CIA, required. CISA a plus.
At least 7-10 years’ experience as an internal auditor in either a management or lead capacity, including 3+ years’ in Public Accounting
Public/private experience; High level of working knowledge of GAAP is critical with a keen understanding of the design and operation of effective internal controls over financial reporting, compliance, operations and GAAP.
Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance required. Highly organized and detail oriented.
Excellent time management, analytical, communications and interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines, multitask, prioritize and work independently.
Ability to work effectively with various disciplines within and outside the organization. Proficiency using Microsoft Office.
Type Regular Full-Time
Job ID 5398
BlueLinx provides equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. We forbid discrimination on account of age, race, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, creed, religion, sex/gender, pregnancy, maternity, marital status, civil partnership, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.