MSC Industrial Supply Co. Internal Audit Manager in Davidson, North Carolina

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Requisition ID : 798

Employment Type : Full Time

Grade : Exempt 17

Job Category : Accounting/Audit/Finance

Work Location : Davidson, NC (CSC)

State or Province : North Carolina (US-NC)

Potential Work Location : United States : North Carolina : Davidson


The position will drive the Sarbanes Oxley process. The Audit Manager will supervise and develop associates, plan audits, review working papers, assist with the annual and strategic planning as well as be responsible for the overall workforce scheduling related to the Sarbanes Oxley process.


  • Drives the Sarbanes Oxley process which includes planning, communicating and executing the plan over the fiscal year.

  • Drives the coordination with external auditors to support their Sarbanes Oxley review.

  • Conduct internal control reviews on behalf of the company to identify financial risks, controls to mitigate the risks and assess each significant business process.

  • Oversees and directs the work performed by third parties and internal audit staff and ensures compliance with all professional standards.

  • Performs operational audits which will include determining the scope, developing the preliminary understandings, and developing the test plan based on the risk identified.

  • Take ownership and independently manage the audit process related with SOX (with minimal oversight).

  • Stays current on technological innovations and trends in the internal auditing, accounting and distribution industries.

  • Performs review of quarterly financial reports including 10Q/K’s, Press Releases, Analyst Scripts, Proxy and Form 8-K’s.

  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission.

  • Assists with department budgeting and forecasting.

  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience required.

  • Minimum five years of auditing or accounting experience required.

  • Auditing experience preferred.

  • At least 2 years supervisory experience preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of internal controls is required.

  • CPA preferred.


  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required.

  • Working knowledge of data analytics is preferred.

  • Desire to grow and learn in a fast pace environment.

  • Ability to effectively interface with management at all levels as well as contacts outside the organization.

  • Experience in distribution or inventory management is preferred.

  • Strong time and project management skills is required.


  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 30% of the time may be required.

Equal Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.