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Senior Staff Auditor Job

DATE: Jun 22, 2022

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

​Primary location: LancasterPennsylvania 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: 10% 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is $82,000 to $117,000 per year.  
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience and other relevant factors

What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

  • A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe. 
  • A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 


As Senior Internal Auditor based at our world headquarters in Lancaster, PA, you will be accountable for delivering assurance and advisory capabilities to provide adequate coverage of the business processes and control risks throughout the enterprise. Under the direction of the Manager, Internal Audit, you will also be expected to leverage your business and audit experience to assist with navigating the complexities and executing engagement strategies for AWI’s financial, commercial, operations, and IT processes. 


In addition, you will also be tasked with providing impartial assessments regarding the effectiveness of controls across the organization. This will include planning, implementing, and reporting on operations assurance reviews and special projects such as SOX 404 controls validation, continuous monitoring, and data analytics.  


What you'll be doing 

  • Carrying out the audit process and providing guidance and coaching to peers 

  • Completing audit procedures of elevated risk areas for technical or complex audits 

  • Maintaining communication and nurturing relationships with auditees and Internal Auditing management to convey progress and findings  

  • Obtaining, analyzing, and appraising evidentiary data and preparing documentation 

  • Evaluating and assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls  

  • Preparing value-added audit reports and communicating results to key constituents  

  • Assessing control activities to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act  

  • Completing follow-up procedures of prior management action plans 

  • Preparing Internal Audit Department’s Status Updates for the Audit Committee  

  • Staying abreast of the latest developments within audit and accounting  

  • Completing pre- and post-implementation reviews of enterprise information systems 

  • Advising on risks and controls during org changes and process re-engineering 

  • Assisting with business acquisitions and divestitures 

  • Making recommendations involving the development of analytic and continuous monitoring capabilities 

  • Driving continuous improvement of Internal Auditing capabilities and service offerings 


What will make you successful 

  • Familiarity with IIA Standards for Professional Internal Auditing 

  • Strong knowledge of internal control and audit standards 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 

  • A strong affinity toward continuous business and process improvement  

  • A track record of building trusted relationships with business partners 



  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related  

  • 2+ years of Internal Auditing or public accounting experience  

  • Expertise with enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions 

  • Familiarity with Alteryx, Tableau, or other similar data analytics solutions 

  • Exposure to AuditBoard or similar audit/SOX applications  

  • Manufacturing industry experience  

  • Willingness to travel up to 5 weeks a year 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • CPA, CIA, or similar and relevant certifications 

  • Experience utilizing SAP  



Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.


For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


About the location (Lancaster PA)

Lancaster, PA. A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.


Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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