-Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related degree. Professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is preferred.
-One to two years prior audit experience is preferred. Big 4 public accounting or consulting experience preferred.
-Theoretical and practical knowledge of processes, risks and internal controls.
-Thorough understanding of audit methodologies and processes (e.g., COSO, COBIT, GAAS).
-Theoretical and practical knowledge of Lean Six Sigma or Six Sigma quality concepts.
-PC proficiency in MSOffice applications (Excel, Word, etc.).
-Good verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
-Ability to communicate succinctly and effectively with operating and divisional management.
-Strong analytical, deductive and problem solving skills.
-Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
-Understanding and proficiency of technical accounting concepts (e.g., GAAP).
-Practical knowledge of MRO industry.
-Practical knowledge of SAP and other ERP systems, e.g., PeopleSoft - implementations, audits.
-Proficiency in use of Computer Aided Audit Techniques.
-Language proficiency in Mandarin and Spanish - written, conversational.
Grainger is an equal opportunity employer