Intern, Global Internal Audit

Company Name: 
Tempur-Pedic International, Inc.
1000 Tempur Way
Contact Person: 
Jinny Greene
Contact E-mail Address:
Contact Phone Number: 
(859) 4551769
Summary: The Global Internal Audit Intern will assist in evaluating existing internal control documentation, testing current processes and procedures, performing substantive testing of financial transactions, and providing recommendations. The mission of the Global Internal Audit Activity at Tempur-Pedic International, Inc. is to provide independent, reasonable objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the company’s operations. The Global Internal Audit Intern is expected to constructively work with the Finance and other departments to improve internal controls and processes across the company. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  1) Assist in interviewing individuals in various financial and operational positions regarding day-to-day duties and controls  2) Document processes in consistent format  3) Test compliance with company policies and procedures  4) Test compliance with applicable laws and regulations  5) Assist with all aspects of an audit project including: planning and risk assessment, audit test work, documentation and audit wrap up  6) Recommend process and policy improvements  7) Follow up to ensure that approved recommendations are implemented  8) All other duties as assigned
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 1) Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information 2) Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully 3) Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality 4) Verbal and Written Communication - Presents numerical data effectively 5) Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed 6) Business Acumen - Displays orientation to profitability 7) Cost Consciousness - Develops and implements cost saving measures 8) Ethics - Keeps commitments 9) Organizational Support - Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values 10) Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities 11) Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments 12) Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness 13) Quantity - Completes work in timely manner 14) Dependability - Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: 1) Must be a Junior/Senior level or Graduate Student. 2) Must remain in academic good standing throughout the internship. 3) Excellent command of English language, usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and proofreading skills. 4) Knowledge and experience in Microsoft products - Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Education and/or Experience: Accounting major with a GPA of 3.2 or higher who is available to work a minimum of 20 hours per week while attending classes; 40 hours per week during breaks. No travel will be required.
Application Instructions: 
Contact Jinny Greene at 859-455-1769 or