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Operational Audit Manager

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Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Libertyville, IL, US

Company: Hollister Incorporated

We Make Life More Rewarding and Dignified

Location: Libertyville 
Department: Finance 


This global leadership position is responsible for the management and execution of the approved Audit Plan, which includes financial, operational and compliance audits based on an Enterprise Risk assessment. The results of each audit are a written report of findings and recommendations, which are presented to Senior Management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. The position manages Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) activities to support the advancement of this risk mitigation approach at Hollister. The manager is also required to execute high-level confidential, complex special projects as required by Senior Management or the Audit Committee. The manager is responsible to develop the risk mitigation and internal control capabilities of Hollister managers and associates.  Lastly, the manager will support business development finance on potential acquisitions and divestitures by performing financial analysis, valuations, and due diligence.


  • Execute JDS, Inc. Board of Directors Audit Committee Audit Plan
    • Management, responsibility and execution of the approved Audit Plan
    • Evaluation of internal controls, processes, procedures and financial reporting requirements
    • Identify and recommend process improvement, controls and profit enhancement opportunities
    • Manage and evaluate business unit’s responses to recommended improvements and ensure that management's action plans are implemented
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
    • Advance Hollister’s capabilities to identify, assess & mitigate risks through change management
    • Provide solutions to mitigate risk within global business units, operations and functional units
    • Support the ERM Committee Chair and Secretary in executing the ERM strategy
  • Special Projects, Business Development, and Internal Consulting Assignments
    • Management and responsibility of complex special projects such as acquisitions and divestitures
    • Execute confidential projects required by Senior Management or the Audit Committee
    • High-level financial/accounting analysis for Senior Management or the Audit Committee
    • Support business development finance including financial analysis of potential acquisitions and divestitures, financial modeling and valuations, due diligence, and partnering with the Senior
    • Director Business Development as well as other business leaders
    • Partner with the Compliance function on related projects
  • Associate Development
    • Lead and develop cross functional matrix teams to achieve Corporate Objectives
    • Develop Hollister managers’ and associates’ risk mitigation and internal control capabilities
  • Administration
    • Audit Committee and Management reporting & presentations
    • Manage tracking and implementation of audit recommendations



  • B.S. in Accounting (or Finance with appropriate accounting and auditing experience), CPA or CIA, MS or MBA strongly preferred
    • 5-7 years Accounting, Auditing and Finance experience with Public Accounting and/or Corporate Accounting/Finance, 4+ years with multi-national corporations
    • Strong financial, operational and compliance auditing skills, superior oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to make presentations and have discussions with executives
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret complex information
    • Proficiency using MS Office, experience using ERP systems (SAP experience desirable but not required)
    • Experience and proficiency in project management and process improvement
    • Proven ability to make decisions and influence others
    • Foreign language capability (desirable but not required).


Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets products for ostomy care, continence care, and critical care and develops educational support for patients and healthcare professionals. We have been in business for more than 95 years. Our products are sold in more than 90 countries and we have manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents. At Hollister Incorporated, we are passionate about the work we do, and we are committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for our Associates and for the people who use our products and services. A career at Hollister Incorporated can take many paths, all of them leading to rewarding opportunities.


Hollister is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Job Req ID: 27577

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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