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SOX Auditor at Land O'Lakes

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: ARDEN HILLS, Minnesota

Job Description:

We are a fast-growing, farmer-owned agriculture and food cooperative working to overcome the world's greatest food challenges. Our unique farm-to-fork business model works across crop inputs and insights, animal nutrition, dairy foods and sustainability to get high quality food to those who need it. Land O'Lakes provides opportunities to build a career in a vibrant industry that allows you to play a critical role in delivering on this, and by working together to advance humanity and to help communities around the world.

The Corporate division encompasses the core operational support for all Land O’Lakes businesses. It includes Corporate Strategy, Corporate Communications, Land O’Lakes Foundation and Community Relations, Finance, Law, Member Relations, Facilities, Event Strategy, Security, Human Resources, Information Technology, Corporate Marketing and Government Relations.


Job Summary:

Participate in administering the company's overall SOX program, including scoping, risk assessment, process descriptions, testing, deficiency evaluation, and reporting.



Job Description:

Perform assessment of materiality and risks within financial reporting processes for the purpose of scoping; review and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the company's existing systems of control over financial reporting; monitor completion of process narratives and periodic controls testing by process owners; maintain current control matrices for in-scope financial reporting processes; evaluate deficiencies; assist and supplement the work of the company's independent outside auditors; and perform other duties as assigned.


Required Experience & Education:

Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in Accounting

2 or more years of Big 4 audit experience with public clients


Required Competencies & Other Skills

Demonstration of excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong analytical and organizational skills

Experience in Microsoft Office products

Ability to establish effective working relationships with SOX staff and other company personnel

Effective use of resources to accomplish SOX project objectives

Knowledge of the principles, procedures, practices of accounting and financial records and transactions

Knowledge of the COSO internal control framework


Preferred Experience:


Technical aptitude (IT auditor)


EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.