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About the Role:

As Director, Internal Audit at AppHarvest, you will be joining a team at the forefront of reinventing sustainable agriculture by developing and implementing a comprehensive risk-based internal audit plan that evaluates the effectiveness of controls to manage risk exposure of AppHarvest and provides factual and unbiased assurance to the Board of Directors and Audit Committee. This role will be based in Lexington, Kentucky.

What You will Do:  

  • Develop a comprehensive internal audit plan that ensures effectiveness of controls for all major risk exposures and ensures compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements; align plan with management, the Audit Committee, and external auditors
  • Drive and execute annual audit planning efforts in coordination with internal stakeholders and external auditors
  • Effectively communicate to management and Audit Committee and provide timely status updates, including any issues that arise
  • Execute operational and business process audits, providing thought leadership and insights that identify risks and advise on mitigation activities, as well as potential business process improvements
  • Develop and prepare interim and final internal audit reports in accordance with professional auditing standards which include detailed information about the audit procedures performed and formally document findings and recommendations for remediation
  • Prepare presentations for management, Board of Directors, and Audit Committee, as needed
  • Quickly build and maintain rapport with key stakeholders within the organization to understand business goals and operational activities
  • Assist in educating and raising organizational awareness around SOX requirements and internal controls; undertake projects as requested to provide guidance to management and department heads on business risks and controls
  • Oversee and develop the internal audit team; collaborating with external auditors as needed

What We are Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business and/or related field; MBA or advanced degrees a plus
  • 7+ years of experience in finance, accounting, auditing, or consulting; preferably 5+ years audit-specific
  • Certifications such as CIA or CPA a plus
  • Broad audit experience including financial, operational, business process, IT, and inventory audits highly desired
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, PCAOB, SOX 404, and internal controls (COSO)
  • Experience in managing SOX compliance program and operational audits
  • Highly effective communicator with an ability to distill analytical insights into clear and concise messaging across levels organizationally

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. AppHarvest reserves the right to change duties, responsibilities, and activities at any time with or without notice.


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  • Company Address 401 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507, United States
  • City Lexington
  • Location Kentucky
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