Senior Internal Auditor

General Purpose:

Under direction of Internal Audit Management, the Senior Auditor is responsible for the timely execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects.

  • Perform financial, operational and integrated audits and internal control reviews
  • Review the suitability of internal control design
  • Conduct audit testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures
  • Lead audits of SOX 404 key control testing across the enterprise
  • Communicate findings to management and draft comprehensive and complete reports of audited areas
  • Serve as a lead auditor on complex, wide-ranging audits, coordinating particular engagements and performing quality review of other auditors work performed
  • Use creativity to develop fresh perspectives and new ideas for issues at hand, including development of workable implementation plans
  • Lead other auditors in audit programs to assist external auditors at year-end audits
  • Lead training events within the department
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including cross-departmental projects
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Key Characteristics:

Work in a way that supports Company goals and core values. This includes on-going demonstration of a customer-service attitude; cooperation and respect for others; open-mindedness; integrity; initiative; value consciousness; and strong motivation toward Company, team, and individual results.


  • Bachelor s degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task
  • Ability to lead complex audit projects and manage multiple staff members
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to successfully work in team environment
  • Demonstrate a high degree of accuracy, thoroughness, professionalism, and integrity
  • Three to five years of relevant experience


  • Professional certification (CIA, CISA, CFE, CMA, CPA)
  • Advanced degree (MBA, Masters of Accountancy)
  • Foreign languages (Spanish, German, Chinese)
  • Manufacturing industry experience

Work Environment:

The position is based out of the Leggett and Platt, Inc. Headquarters in Carthage, MO. Overnight travel of up to 40% is required. This may include travel to foreign locations.


The position reports to an Internal Audit Manager or Director-Internal Audit.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more.

Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 22,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 23 countries. We re not just hiring, we re building a better company. For more information, please visit .

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