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.
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
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
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
Req ID: JR-00000572