Senior Auditor - IT and Internal Controls

Requisition ID:  2522

Torrance, CA, US, 90501

Workstyle:  Remote
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $91,200.00 - $136,800.00

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda
Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it’s a joyful one.  We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success.  We strive to be a company that serves as a source of “power” that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize “the joy and freedom of mobility” by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a “zero environmental footprint.”


We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.


If your goals and values align with Honda’s, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!


Torrance, CA (Remote)


Job Purpose

Audit Division is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization’s operations.  AHM Audit Division’s role is to assist and support the North American Regional Operating Board (NAROB) and senior executives across North America to strengthen risk management, internal controls, and governance processes among Honda and affilated operations in North America.  AHM Audit also promotes self reliance within NA operations and ensures regulatory compliance while maintaining competitive costs but with the highest quality and efficiency of our products and services to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction.  AHM Audit assists operational management with analysis of their operations from a compliance, controls, efficiency  and risk management viewpoint.  

The role of the Auditor Principal - Internal Controls / IT is to develop / conduct audit and consulting processes at Honda Group companies, including affiliated suppliers and/or vendors.  Responsibilities include planning, performing, and reviewing internal controls and efficiency and effectiveness realted to operational and compliance audits for Honda,  Affiliate & vendor operations in North America as well as conducting management systems audits.  Assist management with improving their system of internal controls and reducing risk.  Assist management with analysis of operations, determine effeciency / effectivness & waste minimization and improvement aspects, evaluate compliance status and risk management aspects, support special projects, raise associate awareness through policy, procedures and internal controls.  As a Sr. Auditor II, the associate will apply audit systems and approaches to develop findings, ascertain root causes and recommend countermeasures as well as lead audit activities for other business areas as directed by management.  The Auditor Principle will work closely with management personnel at all levels to track countermesaure implementation and consult with leadership personnel to modify countermeasures as needed.    Coordinate and assist with confidential business matters with other business groups/teams within the Honda Group.  As an Audit Principal, the Auditor may also support other audits applying the audit tools to other topic areas with support of other technical experts as needed.  As an Auditor Principal, the Auditor will also be expected to have adeeper understanding of the issues and possible countermesures  impacting the businees operations and be able to consult with the auditee on the impact and alternative countermeasures available.

The Audit process includes developing audit scope, performing audit procedures, and preparing audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed.  Additionally, the Auditor is required to perform follow-up on the status of outstanding audit issues. The Auditor Principal will also assist Internal Audit management with development of the annual internal audit plan and championing internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business. The Auditor Principal may periodically direct and review the work performed by other Audit Division associates and take greater project leadership roles inconnection with business plan activities.


Key Accountabilities

  • Plan and perform Operational and IT audits & governance business reviews of Honda companies, affiliated company operations and/or vendors, which includes the evaluation of control practices, risk management and compliance conditions  
  • Review complex Operationa and IT activities and related operations for identification of potential compliance, risk management, efficency, and effectiveness improvements 
  • Develop detailed higher level recommendations for improving the operations while supporting self reliance
  • Writing reports and audit summaries to effectively communicate the audit results
  • Document audit activites effectively using approved workpaper fomrats
  • Confirm countermeasure implementation and effectiveness 
  • Work closely with Auditee management associates throughout the audit process
  • Communicate audit results to executive management in a clear and concise manner
  • Develop opportunities to share best practices across NA 
  • Evaluate management's countermeasure activity
  • Have the ability to persuade or help others understand potential risk and improved controls
  • Perform and or lead special projects as directed by AHM executive management
  • Participate in the Honda department / risk sensing and other meetings and assist in supporting cross functional issues.  
  • Support organizational improvement through development and presentation of materials and training programs.
  • Assist in developing and implementing improvements to the Audit Division tools, processes, and techniques to support continuous improvement and value added services


Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

  • Bachelor's or masters degree in accounting, finance, internal controls or related field or an equivalent combination of education and related working experience
  • Detailed knowledge of internal controls and knowledge of it auditing principles and methodologies (e.g. Cobit, coso) is a significant plus
  • Professional certification is preferred
  • Other
  • Eight to twelve years of professional work experience with a large or medium sized international company invovled with complex internal controls/compliance related operations/information technology operations (automotive experience is a significant plus)
  • Extensive experience with applicable laws and regulations (captive fiance & it spefic eg. Scra, fcra, privacy etc) at the north american, national/federal and provincial/state level as they pertain to a complex regualtory financial and it environment
  • Working knowledge and experience with consumer financing standards is necessary and a working knowledge of canadian regulations is a significant plus
  • A strong ability to work closely with other operational personnel to solve problems and improve operations to achieve compliance and establish effeciency / effectiveness improvement is necessary.  
  • Ability to handle difficult siutations and resolve conflict
  • Consulting  experience with strong presentation skills is a plus
  • High proficiency in ms office products and internet research capabilities.  Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills.  
  • Working knowledge of information technology best practices and experience with data analytics is an added plus
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and collaberate with various levels of operating management in a complex environment to identify and countermeasure actual or potential risks.



Hybrid (80%)


Total Rewards and Benefits

What differentiates Honda and makes us an employer of choice?

Total rewards:

  • Competitive base salary  
    • Pay will be based on several variables that includes but not limited to geographic location, work experience, education, etc. 
  • Annual Bonus
  • Industry-leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, and personal days
  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Relocation Eligible
  • Lifestyle Bonus


Career Growth:

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Career mobility 
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Training and Development programs

Additional Offerings:

  • Wellbeing program
  • Community service and engagement programs
  • Product programs
  • Free drinks onsite

What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?

Total Rewards:
•    Competitive Base Wages (pay will be based on several variables that include, but not limited to geographic location, work experience, etc.)
•    Paid Overtime
•    Regional Bonus (when applicable)
•    Industry-leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx) 
•    Paid time off, including vacation, holidays, shutdown
•    Company Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability 
•    401K Plan with company match + additional contribution


Career Growth:
•    Advancement Opportunities
•    Career Mobility  
•    Education Reimbursement for Continued Learning
•    Training and Development Programs 


Additional Offerings:
•    Lifestyle Account
•    Childcare Reimbursement Account
•    Tuition Assistance & Student Loan Repayment
•    Elder Care Support
•    Wellbeing Program
•    Community Service and Engagement Programs
•    Product Programs
•    Free Drinks Onsite



Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Bring the Future

Honda is driven by a passionate workforce that is proud of the quality products we produce and the goals we aim to accomplish. Our associates charge forward through guidance of the Honda 2030 Vision: Lead the advancement of mobility and enable people everywhere in the world to improve their daily lives. 

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