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Brown-Forman Internal Audit Intern in Louisville, Kentucky

The Brown-Forman (B-F) Internal Audit department provides internal audit services to all areas of B-F’s operations across the globe. The audit services are typically consultative, operational, financial, compliance or IT in scope and focus on improving business processes/controls to enable management to achieve their business objectives.

As an Internal Audit Intern, you will work with our team to perform internal audit reviews. Additionally, you will work closely with our team and external auditors to perform Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance and direct assistance tasks, which provide assurance over B-F’s internal controls over financial reporting. During your internship, you will gain experience in the planning and execution of audit procedures, completing fieldwork and testing, and presenting your findings and recommendations to the team. In addition, you will have the opportunity to attend company events and network with other interns and individuals at the company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of internal audits

  • Assist in the planning and execution of SOX compliance, including process narratives, walkthrough meetings, testing, and reporting

  • Assist in the planning and execution of external auditor direct assistance tasks

  • Interact with numerous stakeholders throughout the organization to complete audits, SOX, and direct assistance

Must Requirements

  • Availability from October 2019 - August 2020 (or at least June 2020); full-time (approximately 40 hours per week) required during May - June and part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) during the remainder of the year

  • Currently enrolled in school and pursuing bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Management/Accounting Information Systems (MIS/AIS), or related degree (minimum 3.0 GPA) or pursuing MBA/Masters in Accounting.

  • Proficiency with MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) or Google suite (Sheets, Docs, Slides)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to a strict code of ethics in handling confidential information

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a self-managed environment with a high degree of initiative and inquisitiveness

  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and execute multiple assignments to meet deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management and the ability to excel in a team environment with internal and external contacts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed or future candidate for CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), and/or CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) certification(s)

  • Interest in obtaining an MBA/Masters in Accounting

  • Business experience with a public multi-national company and/or public accounting firm

  • Experience operating in an SAP environment and/or Salesforce.com apps

  • Knowledge of SOX requirements and experience in testing internal controls

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Human Resources

City: Louisville

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00000572

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Accommodations available upon request including an Interpreter.

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