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Internal Audit Manager - Atlanta, Ga

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.



Job ID:  406560

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 85,000 people at more than 3,600 locations in 32 countries.  Imagine a company capable of providing the modern building materials needed to build our homes, schools, communities, even the bridges and highways to get you there. We are CRH Americas, North America’s largest manufacturer of building products and the second largest globally. 


Job Description


  • CRH Group Internal Audit (IA) is currently recruiting for the position of Internal Audit Manager to join our team in Atlanta. The successful candidate will work as part of a global team responsible for working with the business to optimize performance and growth through improving the operational, financial and IT controls and risk management of CRH.
  • Working in CRH’s global Third Line of Defense function, the Internal Audit Manager will manage the delivery of advisory and independent assurance services to the business to ensure the development of a robust control framework across all aspects of the organization. The Internal Audit Manager will oversee the assigned audit team and manage team members’ performance to deliver on short and long-term objectives by creating an engaged team and work environment that promotes trust and mutual respect, aimed at maximizing team members’ potential.
  • The successful candidate will proactively engage with key stakeholders (internal and external) to build relationships and work to achieve desired outcomes. To be effective, the candidate must be capable of assessing (and anticipating) risk and thinking through, challenging and identifying ways to improve complex business processes.
  • The Internal Audit Manager role provides an excellent opportunity to learn about CRH’s business. Many of IA’s alumni have gone on to pursue successful careers within CRH in a wide variety of functions.


Key Attributes


  • Delivers audit plan: Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done
  • Delivers and manages assigned elements (planned and ad hoc) of the function’s agenda, ensuring objectives are achieved within the required timeframes
  • Delivers/ actively participates in projects (either functional or across a wider CRH remit) in order to achieve defined project objectives
  • Delegates responsibility and conveys clear expectations to others
  • Coordinates and integrates the work of others to avoid duplication of effort
  • Monitors others’ progress, holding them accountable for delivery
  • Intervenes appropriately to remove obstacles
  • Supports and provides assurance on the roll out of technical standards, relevant legislative requirements, internal policies and guidance to ensure compliance is achieved across all aspects of the organization
  • Leverages technology to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of the function


Drives Results


  • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
  • Pushes others to achieve results
  • Leads others to persist despite setbacks or obstacles
  • Fosters a sense of urgency in the team for reaching goals and meeting deadlines
  • Drives a track record of success for the team


Attracts and Develops


  • Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs
  • Responsible for people management related activities
  • Responsible for team members’ safety
  • Attracts, develops, and retains employees - actively promotes opportunities within the function
  • Aligns company & individual goals, tracks performance and coaches for development
  • Utilizes and maximizes team members’ potential
  • Motivates and inspires team members
  • Gains an understanding of team member’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Pursues and attracts talented candidates (both internal and external) for key roles
  • Coaches direct reports to ensure that positive performance is acknowledged and to ensure that underperformance is highlighted and addressed in a timely manner
  • Provides timely and necessary feedback to develop team members
  • Recommends developmental activities and stretch assignments to others
  • Creates an engaged workforce and a team environment based on trust and mutual respect
  • Facilitates training sessions as required


Manages Stakeholders


  • Engages with and actively manages key relationships
  • Actively identifies stakeholders (internal and external) and builds effective working relationships with them
  • Manages on-going relationships with key internal stakeholders to understand pending/ on-going developments across the business
  • Proactively looks to identify opportunities to further strengthen stakeholder relationships
  • Demonstrates flexibility and agility in managing stakeholders
  • Develops and projects a positive image for the IA function with stakeholders.


Decision Quality


  • Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward, which drives innovation and collaboration
  • Holds others accountable for making sound decisions that comply with policies and standards
  • Is willing and able to make tough decisions and move them forward, even if they are unpopular
  • Strikes the right balance between accepting workable solutions and pushing for better alternatives
  • Synthesizes information, experience, and various inputs to determine the best course of action
  • Anticipates big and small picture risks
  • Keeps abreast of external trends in both IA and industry
  • Looks to develop innovative ideas to drive IA forward and present new solutions to business.
  • Willingness and ability to travel as part of the role (where necessary)


Relevant Experience and Knowledge


  • 5 years+ progressive audit experience within professional services, private or public sector (including time at manager level or above)
  • Holds a relevant professional qualification (e.g. CPA, CA,CIA etc.)
  • Advanced understanding and working knowledge of risk, corporate governance, compliance (SOX) and internal control requirements/ good practice
  • Strong financial, analytical, and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to provide commercially focused recommendations (having consideration for good practice in place elsewhere in the Group) that allow the business to drive forward
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with good negotiation, conflict management and resolution skills
  • Managing, developing and mentoring a diverse high performing team
  • Solid coaching and delegation skills
  • Solid project management skills with an ability to prioritize relevant tasks and network and influence multiple stakeholders
  • Experience leading large/complex functional projects with a view to improving control and governance standards
  • Demonstrated ability to link controls and the business processes
  • Reporting to and working with senior level management on internal control related matters
  • Experience of leading/ working on cross functional projects


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Sep 5, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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