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GAF Audit Analyst in Walpole, Massachusetts

Job Description:


At GAF, we cover more than buildings. We cover each other. No matter what role, tenure, or track, under this roof you are empowered to be there for your teammates, your customers, and especially your community. Under this roof, we don’t back down from hard work– we support one another in pursuit of something bigger. We define the future while leading the present. And under this roof, we own our opportunities. Becoming the market leader only happens when everyone feels they have the opportunity, and the support, to thrive. We are GAF. And under this roof, we protect what matters most.

Summary: I nternal Audit‘s mission is to provide assurance and advisory services across GAF and affiliated entities with objective, practical insights. We work closely with executive and functional leadership to provide organizational value through internal controls, risk mitigation, business process improvements and optimization. As a member of this evolving team, you’ll leverage your business acumen and audit background to identify areas of risk and/or opportunities for efficiencies and make valuable recommendations to improve the overall operations of the company. Additionally, this dynamic role will be committed to partnering with the business to advise and consult on projects in a non-audit capacity, contributing to key enterprise priorities. Key concepts will include the use of technology and systems to further advance the digital transformation of both the company and our IAD group. Our goal is to influence change across both corporate and manufacturing plant functions, while balancing the risks and benefits of key financial and operational processes and controls.

Responsibilities will include planning, leading and completing financial, operational and/or compliance audits at GAF and affiliate entities. This collaborative role will work with other team members and business partners to build and/or further develop meaningful relationships and support models. The Audit Analyst will engage with auditees and supporting and/or leading reviews, seeing each step of the audit life cycle through to completion. This includes completion of work papers, review of work papers, drafting audit reports for review and communication with management.

A significant metric of success for this role will be to develop into a high performing talent that will be sought out by the business to fill in a future role within the organization.

Essential Duties:

  • 50% Planning and execution of audit, consulting, and risk assignments throughout the Company. Demonstrate an understanding of complex financial/operational planning strategies to control issues and recommend creative solutions. Define audit scope and approach, and coordinate planning activities with management and the audit team. Subsequently report all of the findings to management in a concise and cogent audit report. Maintain a comprehensive system for recording all audit plans, work papers, findings, reports, and follow-up audits. Identify opportunities for business process improvements and collaborate with corporate and/or plant personnel to optimize and enact on recommendations.

  • 25%: Provide client assistance to the external auditor for the annual financial statement audit.

  • 15%: Support the development & ongoing refinement of the Internal Audit strategy and departmental infrastructure. Proactively engage with and assist the Manager & Director, Internal Audit in development, design, documentation of IA department policies & procedures. Develop and maintain relationships with clients to address their needs and identify new opportunities for business in both audit and non-audit capacities. This may result in direct involvement with special projects and system implementations.

  • 10%: Participate and play a leading role in special projects as directed.

Under This Roof, We Require

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

  • 3+ years’ experience in an internal audit or public accounting environment, and/or experience within manufacturing environments in an accounting or finance role

  • Experience with SAP a plus

  • Designation of professional license (CPA, CIA etc.) and/or advanced degree a plus.

Under This Roof, We Also Value

  • Intermediate knowledge of internal audit concepts, practices and procedures

  • Intermediate knowledge of public accounting financial statement audits

  • Intermediate knowledge of work papers documentation technique as well as standard work papers

  • Supervisory experience or direct management of projects

  • Intermediate verbal and written communication skills

  • Intermediate organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task and appropriately report status to supervisors

  • Familiar with manufacturing concepts, procedures and related controls

How We Protect What Matters Most

  • We offer a wide range of health insurance options that include medical, dental, and vision for you and your family.

  • Our Family-Building benefits support the many different journeys to fertility and parenthood.

  • Our robust 401K plan includes an employer match contribution with your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions.

  • Other exciting programs and perks are available to help employees achieve work-life balance, including (but not limited to) a wellness program, free financial coaching, a referral program, and product rebates when purchased for an employee’s primary residence.

  • Professional growth and development are very important to us! We offer internal training programs and courses, as well as a generous tuition reimbursement program.

  • We put diversity and inclusion into action with our Employee Resource Groups, which unite employees based on common perspectives, identities, demographic factors, or out of a desire to be an ally.

GAF complies with federal, state, and local disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact HR Services at 833-HR-XPERT.


Consideration will be given based on geography, candidate experience, and qualifications.

Annual Salary Range: 72,000-92,000

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, Standard Logistics, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).