Sr. Internal Auditor

Department: Accounting/Finance

Senior Internal Auditor

At Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of small household and commercial appliances, our culture is one of hard work, ethical behavior, and teamwork.  We roll up our sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes health, dental and vision insurances, along with 401(k),  paid vacation, paid parental leave, a paid charitable day off to share your talents with the non-profit of your choice, “summer hours” which is a great opportunity for long weekends all summer long, a quarterly subsidy to help cover the costs associated with staying fit,  the ability to purchase our products at a discounted cost, employee recognition, team building activities, a casual dress code, and flexible hours just to name a few of the advantages of working for this dynamic company. 

We are seeking qualified candidates for a Sr. Internal Auditor opportunity at our Corporate Headquarters in Glen Allen, Virginia.  The Sr. Internal Auditor works with the Manager and/or Director of Internal Audit to determine the audit scope and procedures and prepares audit reports for review by management and the Audit Review Committee.  The focus of the role is to ensure accuracy of financial information, effective internal controls and compliance with company policies and applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Develop and execute audits, including financial, compliance, operational, IT, regulatory and physical inventory audits, to provide objective evaluations of internal controls and processes to identify areas of risk and operational efficiency.
  • Lead financial reporting internal control audits for management assessment under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”); including meeting with different departments to understand key business processes and testing key controls.
  • Collaborate with business partners to identify root causes of control failures/exceptions and provide recommendations for improvements.
  • Lead kick-off and exit meetings with guidance from the Manager or Director, Internal Audit.
  • Plan and assist external auditors with their integrated financial statements audits at HBB including substantive testing and physical inventory audits at distribution centers.

Requirements of the position include:

  • B.S. degree in Accounting, or a BSBA degree with a concentration in Accounting; MBA or Masters in Accounting preferred
  • Must have at least 5 years of work experience in accounting or internal/external audit; preferably Big-4 work experience
  • Must understand U.S. GAAP and best-practice audit techniques
  • Exposure and/or experience with SOX and SEC reporting requirements
  • CPA and/or CIA eligible candidate; CISA highly desirable
  • Proficient at using Microsoft Excel; familiarity with data analytics software a plus
  • Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills

The ideal candidate can manage and perform audits autonomously and in a timely manner.  They will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess leadership qualities including motivating and/or persuading others.

Our employees enjoy working in a tobacco-free and drug-free environment.  We do not consider candidates who use tobacco products.  Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.  Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.  To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

If you are interested and qualified for this role, please apply HERE.



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