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Senior Auditor

Location: Modesto, CA, US

Date: Nov 26, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

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As a Senior Auditor you will provide leadership to engagement staff covering a wide variety of audit, analytical and documentary skills while conducting audits and projects. You will seek to obtain reasonable assurance that entity functional processes have adequate internal controls.


What You will Do:

  • Provides leadership to the audit team in the application of specific technical skills and analyses.
  • Provides instruction for audits of winery departments and affiliated operating businesses to determine compliance with internal policies and procedures.
  • Leads projects and participates in all aspects of advisory projects involving winery departments and affiliated operating businesses to identify opportunities to improve existing processes.
  • Provides strong leadership, guidance and performance feedback to less experienced staff members.
  • Presents results to client/customers and Auditing Services department management.
  • Provides primary support for Manager to ensure successful project completion.
  • Interviews personnel responsible for specific processes under review.
  • Researches projects; formulates audit plans, tests procedures, and supports schedules.
  • Compiles, analyzes and tests data for audits and projects.
  • Prepares required documents to support results and recommendations.
  • Delivers verbal performance assessments to engagement staff at the completion of each assignment.
  • Participates in recruiting activities for undergraduate and experienced staff.
  • Prepares and reviews engagement planning including determining budgets, scopes and required schedules.
  • Supervises engagement work plan (planning, fieldwork, report issuance and wrap-up).
  • Trains department staff in the successful application of engagement procedures, assessments, development of conclusions/recommendations, and communications to management.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations. If accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their understanding and compliance.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Develops, coaches and mentors peers, indirect and subordinate staff.
  • If accountable for the work of others, conducts performance evaluations; reviews and communicates salary adjustments; rewards employees or takes disciplinary action, as necessary; addresses complaints and resolves issues.


What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of accounting, finance, audit economics, statistics or mathematics experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility, OR Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of Gallo finance, accounting, audit, economics, statistics or mathematics experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Intermediate MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint; skilled at typing 35-40 wpm.
  • Required to travel up to 20% percent of time annually.


What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Business Administration, or Accounting plus a combination of 6 years of Audit, consulting, or business experience ensuring the integrity of financial statements during internal and external audits, improving and testing of internal controls, analyzing financial statements, and recommending operational efficiency and effective improvements that are applicable to a manufacturing business environment reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Master’s or MBA degree.
  • Basic MS Access skill.
  • Experience reading, analyzing, and interpreting common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Experience responding to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Experience writing speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Experience effectively present information to top management, public groups, and boards of directors.
  • Professional certification in one or more of the following: CPA, CIA, CFE, or CMA.
  • Experience applying advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Experience applying mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Experience defining problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Experience interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Experience working with all levels and functions within the Company.
  • Experience working effectively individually or in a team environment and lead by example.
  • Experience performing assignments that are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity. Has appreciable latitude for unreviewed action or decision.
  • Experience assisting in creating project work plans.
  • Experience working on projects that have strategic impact and improve the process efficiency of the Company.
  • Proficient in the use of work processing, spreadsheet, database and flow charting tools and techniques.
  • Demonstrates strong facilitation, project management, communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrates effective planning, organizational and supervisory skills.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical, problem solving, judgment, and decision-making skills.
  • Experience helping drive the resolution of business issues in a team environment.
  • Experience simultaneously working on and complete multiple assignments on a timely basis.
  • Experience effectively summarizing audit/project results to management.
  • Knows internal controls, audit/project procedures, documentation standards and risk assessments.


Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
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Requisition ID: 98342 





Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


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