Hormel Foods Corporation Senior Internal Auditor in Austin, Minnesota

Senior Internal Auditor- Hormel Foods Corporation

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Inspired People. Inspired Food. ™ Established in 1891, Hormel Foods Corporation is a $9.2 billion Fortune 500 company based in Austin, Minn. Founded upon a commitment to the highest standards of food safety and product quality, Hormel Foods continues to expand as a global maker and marketer of consumer-branded foods. Even after 125 years, Hormel Foods follows the vision of its founder to "Originate, don't imitate," and seeks out people who make that a reality. Employees at Hormel Foods are highly regarded as some of the best and brightest in the industry. A career with Hormel Foods means joining a team of more than 19,000 people dedicated to inspiring each other and bettering food for all. Learn more at www.hormelfoods.com.


  • Leads a team of auditors to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the company's internal controls and determines compliance with company policies and procedures as well as legal and regulatory requirements through the completion of financial, operational, and compliance audits conducted at all levels and locations of the company's business.

  • Manages the audit, including the audit preparation and scope, assigning resources and work assignments, providing audit team supervision on-site, coordinating the audit exit meeting, and preparing the Audit Report.

  • Works closely with external auditors regarding SOX, Interim and Year-end testing that is performed by the Internal Audit Department for the benefit of management and our external auditors.

  • Trains and develops audit staff, including Internal Auditors, Associate Internal Auditors, Staff Accountants and Interns assigned to Internal Audit.

  • Develops and modifies audit programs and procedures to assure audit techniques are applied in an effective and efficient manner.

  • Completes documentation and control testing of our internal controls and processes in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 legislation.

  • Assists Director -Internal Audit in risk assessment, audit planning, fraud investigations, as well as special projects as requested by management.



  • A bachelor's degree in accounting

  • 3+ years audit experience

  • CMA or CPA certification.

  • A pattern of initiative and leadership.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States

  • Applicants must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa


  • Operational accounting experience.

  • Working knowledge of either Oracle, MFG Pro/QAD systems.

  • TeamMate software experience

LOCATION: Austin, MN. This position may qualify for a relocation package.

BENEFITS: Hormel Foods offers an excellent benefits package. Competitive base salary plus bonus, annual merit increase performance reviews, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, relocation assistance, paid vacation.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Travel may be necessary 20% of the time. For immediate consideration, send apply online at: www.hormelfoods.com/careers

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled