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Internal Auditor in Hilliard, OH at Advanced Drainage Systems

Date Posted: 3/9/2019

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Job Description


Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.


Manages and performs internal auditing functions for ADS and its subsidiaries. Performs internal control and operational auditing reviews of manufacturing, distribution, and office facilities, corporate and field departmental functions. May assist external auditors with on-going financial audit requirements as requested. Assists with the documentation and testing for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements.

Organizational Relationships:

  • Reports directly to the Director of Internal Audit of ADS, Inc.
  • Has direct contact with the Corporate Controller, CFO, and other senior management representatives
  • Has direct contact with all levels of the organization
  • Works closely with the external auditors to administer the audit of internal controls
  • Actively assists with Management’s assessment of internal controls over financial reporting as required under Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)

Primary Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the documentation of existing Company policy and procedures for ADS and subsidiaries

  • Performs financial and operational audits of ADS manufacturing and distribution facilities, field sales and customer services offices, and Corporate departmental function

  • Issues reports on the status of controls and areas of potential weaknesses

  • Assists the Director of Internal Audit in managing the Company’s efforts to maintain a Sarbanes-Oxley compliant environment
  • Coordinates audit testing and work-paper supporting documentation with external audit professionals as requested


Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in public accounting
  • Understanding of broad business and technical (GAAP) knowledge
  • Ability to assist in identifying process issues and developing solutions
  • Ability to interact with senior management and build/maintain relationships using strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Business maturity to interact with diverse cultures
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Open to travel

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA certification or qualified to sit for the CPA exam

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.