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Global Internal Audit Manager

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Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  29068  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 

Global Internal Audit Manager



Position is responsible for overall management and strategic development, design, and execution of a risk based worldwide internal audit program.  Accountable for evaluating Japanese Sarbanes Oxley (“J-SOX”), operational risks, processes, and controls.  In addition, communicate risks identified, control deficiencies, and recommendations to improve in formalized audit reports.   Deliver, quarterly executive summary audit results to the Control Environment Oversight Committee (“Compliance Committee” comprised of executive members).



  • Responsible for all phases of financial, compliance, and operational audits in accordance with department, regulatory, and professional standards.
  • Institute global internal audit charter that outlines methodology regarding the internal audit department guidelines, practices and procedures that govern the function.
  • Facilitate independent assessments regarding J-SOX compliance, collaborating with parent company Terumo Corporation and external auditors.
  • Possess IT General Control and IT Application Control acumen for J-SOX compliance execution.  SAP experience preferred.
  • Communicate with and educate process owners effectively on the importance of controls, an effective control environment, and continuous J-SOX compliance.
  • Identify and evaluate the company’s audit risk areas and develop a risk-based annual audit plan dedicated to aligning with company objectives.  Coordinate audit plan with CFO, Compliance Committee, and parent company.
  • Develop internal audit programs by conducting end-to-end audit procedures pertaining to the audit lifecycle, including planning, execution, reporting, and remediation validation.
  • Prepare formal audit reports, document audit scope, audit procedures, findings, and recommendations, including significance of audit findings.  Prepare reports for distribution to executive and operating management, including the Compliance Committee.
  • Serve as liaison between Internal Audit and the Compliance and Legal teams. Execute audit projects developed through agreed upon procedures.
  • Build collaborative and trusting relationships with business and cross-functional teams globally.
  • Direct responsibility for mentoring and development of global internal audit members.
  • Member of the parent company’s global internal audit team; participate in peer discussions, execute audit initiatives, and conduct audit procedures based upon agreed programs.
  • Assist CFO and leadership with other requests as assigned.
  • Active participation in the Compliance Committee.





Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, computer science, or related field required.


  • A minimum of 10 years of applicable work experience including 5 years of public accounting and/or internal audit of a major company with decentralized operations working with and developing internal control documentation, auditing techniques, risk assessment, and developing audit plans are required.
  • Sarbanes Oxley experience in developing a control framework, outlining key controls, and developing monitoring processes is required
  • Knowledge of and experience in manufacturing and\or regulated industries is preferred.  International business experience is also desirable.
  • SAP experience preferred.


  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with associates, external auditors, and consultants.
  • Communicate effectively and write executive reports.
  • Constructively deal with natural tension inherit in the audit processes.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking abilities and an enterprise-wide perspective.
  • Results-oriented individual with strong influencing, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • Good planning, project management and organizational skills with an ability to balance multiple priorities at one time.
  • CPA, CIA, or CISA designation strongly desired.


An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Must possess a valid passport.



Typical Office Environment requirements include reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


Additional Physical Requirements

Limited global travel will be required.


Target Pay Range:  $87,900.00 to $109,900.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  10.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

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