Senior IT Auditor (Perrysburg, Ohio)


This position is located in Perrysburg, Ohio.

Basic Job Functions:

  • Senior IT auditor, reporting to the Audit Manager, covering the Information Technology and various Business Functions (e.g., Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Legal, Investor Relations, operations, Sales).
  • Successfully conduct IT, financial, compliance and operational audits, providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the operations of the organization.
  • This role requires significant effective interaction with all levels of business process owners and key associates throughout the organization.
  • Travel is estimate at approximately 25% per annum.


  • Minimum of 3 (three) to 5 (five) years of prior audit experience, preferably a combination of a well-established Internal Audit department of a multinational company, Big 4 CPA Firm, or business consulting firm.
  • Exposure to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Information Systems or Information Technology related field.
  • CISA, CISM and/or CIA certification strongly desired.
  • Advance degree and other related certifications a plus (e.g., CPA, MBA, CFE, etc.).

Required Skills:


  • Team player with sufficient project management skills to independently handle multiple projects and tasks with quality, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Positive and professional attitude and enthusiastic about serving client needs.
  • Prioritization and time-management skills to consistently meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Presents a high-quality work product.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including oral and written communications, listening, interviewing, fostering open communications, facilitating and influencing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Excellent technical understanding of:
    • Computing, IT environments and structure.
    • IT platforms and control structure.
    • IT and Cyber risks, exposure points and security structures.
    • ITGCs
  • Excellent understanding of fundamental audit theory and methodology.
  • Skilled in project management, auditing and consulting.
  • Provides best practices for business processes, financial accounting and reporting risks to ensure compliance with GAAP and external reporting requirements.
  • Ability to identify and communicate best practices.
  • Ability to understand, document, and analyze business processes from a control and operational perspective.
  • Ability to follow designated internal audit procedures as outlined and documented in First Solar’s audit manual.
  • Ability to effectively use a broad range of tools to support audit work, including data analysis, benchmarking and business research tools.
  • Discharges responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with The Institute of Internal Auditors’ Code of Ethics, International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Statement of Responsibilities.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements risk-based audit programs.
  • Completes audit work papers, including operational and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing and documentation, and develops suggestions when appropriate.
  • Completes assigned audits and projects on time and reports results of audits, reviews and assignments to Audit Manager(s) and key customers in a verbal and written format.
  • Builds, maintains and continually enhances working relationships within the organization.
  • Works collaboratively with the audit team and key stakeholders to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the operations of the organization.
  • Collaborates with management to develop innovative, actionable, and cost-effective solutions to mitigate risk exposure and improve operating efficiencies.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as requested by the Audit Committee and Senior Management.
  • Provides actionable recommendations of changes to policies, programs and procedures ensuring methodology and quality assurance standards are in accordance with the requirements of legislation.
  • Supports teamwork and the development of fellow auditors.

Job ID: 1009659

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