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Senior Internal Auditor - Milford, MA 01757


Waters Corporation




Senior Internal Auditor


Waters Corporation is currently looking to expand its Internal Audit Team. Given that this is a growing team, this is a fantastic opportunity to be in a highly visible position with possible future growth or movement within the company. In addition to the visibility and working with leaders, this role will include the opportunity to travel to many of the Waters locations across the globe.

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials and food sciences for the past 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.


  • Responsible for collaborating with the Audit Team during all phases of the audits: planning, leading, and executing financial, operational and audit projects to ensure audits are completed timely and with quality.
  • Leads upfront project planning, including the definition of audit scope and audit work programs and coordination with management.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of the design of controls for business processes and executes testing of internal controls, identifying deficiencies, synergies, cost savings, cost recoveries and risks as well as communicating results of audit activities with audit management and facilitates the development of management action plans to address any deficiencies identified
  • Assists in identifying risks and process improvement opportunities.
  • Leads interviews and walkthroughs to understand the business process and documents business processes as required.
  • Reviews internal and co-sourced team work to ensure that it was completed in compliance with audit program and meets IIA standards
  • Familiar working with and drawing conclusions from large sets of data resulting from the use of computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs)
  • Interfaces regularly with External Auditors and co-source 3rd party auditors
  • Builds good rapport and solid business relationships with management
  • Over time, develops a command over key responsibilities in the business, reporting relationships, and from whom information may be obtained
  • Leverage relationships with management and timely inform them of the progress and issues identified during the engagement
  • Supports and participates in system implementation testing, operational audits, fraud investigations as well as ad-hoc projects, both independently as an individual contributor and in partnership with other team members.
  • Assist in the global re-branding of the Internal Audit Department
  • Domestic and international travel is required; approximately 50%


  • Must possess high ethical values, be self-motivated and a team player with ability to demonstrate completing projects on time
  • 4+ years of professional work experience in Finance, Audit, BIG 4, Accounting and/or manufacturing preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or business-related field of study
  • MBA, MSA or related advanced degree, preferred
  • Experience with SAP and MS Office, both required
  • Sound understanding of SOX, GAAP and COSO
  • Strong accounting, auditing, project management, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational process and procedures to evaluate risk, impact and vulnerability
  • Understanding of data analytics procedures/techniques and how to apply them in audit and consulting related activities
  • Ability to drive value-added recommendations
  • Foreign language skills are a plus


Leadership Competencies:


  • Authentic - Operates with integrity, transparency and humility
  • Enterprise Minded - Acts as a true company owner to advance the overall interests of Waters
  • Outside-In Thinkers - Carries a broad global perspective of markets, technologies and trends
  • Agile - Balances clear strategic thinking and accountability in execution to deliver results
  • People Focused - Actively creates the conditions for Waters’ people and teams to succeed

At Waters, we value diversity in our organization, and we are an equal employment opportunity employer.


Waters Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Company Description:

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.


Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow.


Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.



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