Polypore is a leading global high technology company that develops, manufactures and markets
specialized polymer-based microporous membranes used in separation and filtration processes.
We serve our customers globally with strategically located manufacturing facilities in North
America, Europe and Asia. We have four business focuses in 3 companies under our umbrella and
have manufacturing facilities or sales offices in ten countries serving six continents.
Job Description – Senior Analyst
Senior Analyst - Internal Audit
The Senior Analyst is responsible for designing and leading Polypore’s Sarbanes-Oxley
compliance, financial, fraud, and operational audits. This includes communication with local
management teams, staffing and training team members, and writing the audit reports post
engagements. The Senior Analyst will also work with Polypore’s management to help design
effective and efficient controls that mitigate organizational risks.
Reporting Structure
The role reports to the Director of Internal Audit.
Designs and conducts operational audits which provide verification of operating procedures and
the development of internal control procedures
Establishes and manages internal audit procedures applying best practices from industry
standards such as International Professional Practices Framework for Internal Audits
Responsible for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance testing, keeping informed of the most current
SOX regulations.
Completes audit workpapers by documenting audit tests and findings
Coordinates with internal and external auditors to develop and improve processes, policies and
procedures that pertain to SOX compliance
Works with controllers to establish best practice and standardized controls
Evaluates new operations or processes for SOX implications
Assists in the design and implementation of audit procedures throughout the organization both
financial and operational
Trains new and temporary staff in standard procedures and supervises them on audit
Provides status report to management on audit engagements to address findings and
Performs special projects as assigned
Stays current in fraud and anti-corruption compliance standards and investigation methods
applying these to audit procedures to reduce the risk to the organization
Position Requirements
Formal Education & Certification
Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting/Finance
CPA required
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Master’s degree is a plus
CIA and/or CFE preferred
Knowledge & Experience
7+ years of Finance/Accounting/Audit experience
Experienced in COSO and other commonly used internal controls frameworks
Knowledge of US GAAP and GAAS
Experienced in using ERP systems such as SAP, User Friend, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics, etc. to
generate reports for audit evidence
Experienced in knowledge and the auditing of Sarbanes-Oxley ICFRs
Understands automated applications and end user controls
Candidate must be proficient in a Microsoft Windows environment (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Outlook, SharePoint)
Working experience with analysis tools (i.e. ACL, IDEA)
Personal Attributes
Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills
Ability to effectively work with employees at all levels within the organization to gain trust and
Problem identification, analytical, and solution skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong decision-making skills
Ability to adapt to a continually changing business and work environment
Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
Ability to work well in a team environment
Highly motivated and self-directed
Work Conditions
Ability to travel more than 30% domestically and internationally
Please submit resume and completed application to
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