Date: Feb 10, 2024

Location: TAMPA, Florida, US, 33607

Company: Gerdau


At Gerdau, it's all about the people. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation, and creating products that serve humanity. We value teamwork, safety, and sustainability. We are committed to continuous improvement and believe we can create a better future for our employees and our Global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. We offer Global opportunities, competitive benefits, flexible work schedules, opportunities for career development, and more. Join us in our cultural & digital transformation and help us build the future at the Gerdau We Are Creating.


Position Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for conducting audits for management to assess the effectiveness of controls, the accuracy of financial records, compliance with applicable laws, regulations, Corporate guidelines, and efficiency and improvement of internal operations (financial and operational processes).


In addition, this position will support innovation projects focused on improving the way the Internal Audit performs and conducts operational audits. Also, support the implementation of the Enterprise Risk Management System and assist with documentation and assessment of our internal controls for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance, as it relates to the internal process and control environment.


Expected Behavior:


A candidate who is willing to learn different Gerdau processes. An individual who is curious, and willing to understand how other departments are connected. A person that can defend their point of view, but also understand and hear different perspectives. A person who wants to grow in the company, with a risk-centric mindset and Gerdau overview.


Position Requirements:


  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Prior experience in Internal Audit, Compliance, or in the departments including Support Areas, Industrial, Accounting, Finance, Procurement, Sales, and Logistics is preferred, but not limited.
  • Previous experience in SAP and/or the Plex System is desired.
  • The Internal Auditor will have a high degree of visibility within the Company and requires strong written and verbal communication skills. The position must collaborate with all internal departments globally and requires a strong work ethic, confidence, self-motivation, open communication style, and flexibility.
  • The Internal Auditor will be required to travel up to approximately 40% of the time, including international travel, to visit Mill locations and/or other Corporate locations. 
  • Knowledge of forensic investigations and interviewing processes is differential.
  • Objectivity and sensitivity when dealing with confidential information.
  • Knowledge of Power BI is desired and programming languages could be a differential.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory, and a second language (Spanish or Portuguese) is desired.
  • Travel Flexibility


Primary Duties:

  • Performs operational, financial, and compliance audits of all Company activities.
  • Performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, reviewing, and analyzing evidence, and documenting processes and procedures.
  • Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations.
  • Perform special investigations at the request of Management (including Ethics issues)
  • Follow up with audit findings and action plan implementation.
  • Support continuous control monitoring.
  • Perform documentation relating to Sarbanes Oxley 404 (SOX) requirements.


Nearest Major Market: Tampa