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Staff Auditor

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117


Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.


Req. ID: 19949 


PURPOSE: The staff internal auditor is a vital role within Lincoln Electric’s independent internal audit department, providing value-added assessments and analysis of Lincoln Electric’s internal controls environment. In this role, you will support a variety of internal audits and transformation initiatives, reporting to the Internal Audit Supervisor and Manager.  You will contribute to the function’s innovation through the development of data analytics and play an impactful role improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the company’s controls environment.  



  • Performs analysis and support Sarbanes-Oxley, Compliance, and Operational Audit engagements.  Includes planning, development, and execution of audit programs for key accounting and operational processes. Assist in various special projects throughout the year.
  • Potential for additional responsibilities and projects in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy. Significant opportunity to make an impact to the organization via current digital transformation initiatives, including particularly data analytics.  Go beyond traditional audit approaches and help create a better way of working.
  • Opportunity to work for a company and function that operates in a challenging environment, with an emphasis on career development, rewarding performance and innovation, cross-functional opportunities, and promoting work life balance.
  • Performs testing of key controls and processes. Prepares work papers to support audit scope, objectives, risk analysis, findings and conclusions reached.  Provide recommendations and process improvement ideas for incorporation in to final audit reports.
  • Partners with external auditors in completing interim and year-end testing procedures in order to attest to the accuracy of the consolidated financial statements.



  • Bachelor or Master degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA, CIA, CFE certifications are preferred.  Potential for company support of ongoing or future certifications.
  • 0-2 years of relevant accounting and/or auditing experience preferred.
  • Excellent technical, analytical, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of auditing methodologies and approaches. Strong understanding of internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Accepted Accounting Standards (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), financial & IT process knowledge. 
  • Specific experience with SAP and data analysis tools (Alteryx, Tableau, etc.) preferred.
  • COVID permitting, expectation for international travel approximately 25% of time


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Finance 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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