iRobot Corporation

  • Sr. Internal Auditor

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Finance and Administration
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(7/31/2018 1:03 PM)
  • Summary

    As our Sr. Internal Auditor you will assist the Audit Director in developing department strategies, policies and procedures, and in ensuring that department standards are adhered to.


    To be successful, you are a natural leader who has a strong, service-oriented outlook with demonstrated success in prior positions. You will take part in ensuring the department and its employees remain independent and objective while adding value to the business. The ability to maintain effective, positive communication and build relationships across all company verticals and with personnel.

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    • Prepare and develop audit programs and test plans and perform comprehensive operational, financial and compliance audits of varied complexity. This will also include performing testing of internal controls and executing on established test plans.
    • Lead major projects ensuring work stays on scope and schedule.
    • Perform all facets of audits and consulting projects.
    • Prepare narrative descriptions, flowcharts, and other audit related documentation identifying control points within business processes.
    • Analyze data obtained for evidence of possible deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, fraud, or lack of compliance with laws, government regulations, and management policies.
    • Develop and assist in implementing recommendations to improve internal controls and operational processes providing well thought out risk versus cost analysis.
    • Interact with all levels of management within the company.
    • Identify causes or contributing factors relating to potential issues and/or concerns.
    • Monitor findings to their resolution and ensure management action plans are implemented and adjust as necessary action plans as control environment changes occur.
    • Draft Internal Audit reports (with moderate to minor input) identifying project scope, issues identified, recommendations and management action plans.
    • Assist in completing the annual internal audit plan.
    • Act as tester and documenter of SOX work and act as a liaison with the external auditors.
    • Assist in developing department strategies, policies and procedures. This will also include enhancing capabilities in marketing the departments’ services throughout the organization.
    • Prepare/update control narrative descriptions, flowcharts use VISIO software, and other audit related documentation identifying control points within business processes.


    • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Management or Business
    • Either a professional certification (i.e. CPA, CIA, CISA) or is in the process of pursuing a certification
    • Minimum 2 years of Public Accounting, Internal Audit, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Business Consulting experience
    • Strong SOX 404 experience. Partially for Revenue, and Financial Reporting cycles, etc.
    • Strong analytical skills and understanding of internal control concepts
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to interact with personnel at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to identify sensitive issues and facilitate communications in a proactive manner to avoid surprises
    • Project management skills including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet all deadlines and commitments
    • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
    • Proactive in researching business best practice concepts in order to apply as appropriate


    Additional Details:

    Ability and willingness to travel approximately 15% of the time (domestic and international)

    About Us

    About Us


    We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.


    iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, the United Kingdom, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers


     iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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