• Internal Auditor

    Job Locations US-CA-SAN LEANDRO
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    Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!


    Peterson Holding has an immediate opening for an experienced Internal Auditor in our San Leandro, CA headquarters. 


    About Us:

    At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


    We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


    Why Peterson?

    We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.




    The Internal Auditor is responsible for the timely execution of risk-based internal audits across the organization, as well as assisting with other audit related tasks and projects. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of auditing activities including creating audit working papers, making recommendations for improvement based on findings, creating an audit plan and preparing narratives for external auditors. The Internal Auditor will produce regular report outs to the CEO, COO and CFO, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.

    • Perform the full audit cycle on internal processes; both financial and operational processes
    • Audit a variety of internal processes: inventory, fixed assets, policies, sales tax, procurement, accounting, operations, cash management, payroll, credit/accounts receivable, contracts, processes, internal controls, facility and environmental compliance, safety
    • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
    • Obtain, analyze and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc.
    • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit results and document process
    • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
    • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
    • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
    • Create work flow documents
    • Attend meetings with auditees to develop an understanding of business processes
    • Travel to different sites to meet relevant staff and obtain documents and information, up to 50% of time
    • Provide ad hoc advice and guidance to managers and staff at all levels
    • Regular attendance and timeliness is an essential function of the job
    • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation
    • Respectfully takes direction from supervisor/ manager



    • Able to work independently, and use own initiative
    • Strong organizations and analytical skills, with attention to detail.
    • The ability to work effectively on own and as part of a team
    • strong ethical standards, high levels of integrity and commitment to excellence
    • the ability to think objectively and demonstrate sound judgement
    • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments, work well under pressure and adhere to time constrains.
    • flexible thinking and ability to adapt to change



    Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Accounting or Finance; and at least five (5) years of prior experience through public accounting/auditing and/or industry experience.  The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are typically acquired through the levels of education and experience listed.  However, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience, which provide an applicant with the listed knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job, is acceptable.


    Peterson Holding Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.  Minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 


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