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Title:  Auditor

Req ID:  1471
City:  St. Louis
State:  MO
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  63101
Department:  Audit
  • Global role based in St Louis, MO
  • Diverse audit role across IT and business process audits
  • Summer Hours – ½ day Friday during summer months


About the role:
We are currently seeking an Internal Auditor to join our audit team and be based in our St Louis headquarters.  This is an ideal opportunity to work with an experienced global team who will provide mentoring and leadership to further develop your understanding of audit methodologies, control frameworks and professional auditing standards.


Reporting to the Senior Manager Internal Audit, the scope of your role will be to assist delivery of the Internal Audit Plan including supporting the assessment of internal controls under Sarbanes Oxley Act (Sec. 404 Reporting), support with business process and IT related audits and improve Peabody’s business processes across Peabody’s offices and mines in US, Australia and China.


Duties will include:

  • Support the assessment of internal controls over financial reporting as required under SOX
  • Execute global audit programs and corresponding procedures
  • Identify and review controls used to manage risk
  • Execute test plans to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls
  • Directly assist external auditors with substantive testing procedures
  • Participate in the performance of high-quality internal audits/discretionary projects, including related detail testing and documentation
  • Execute discretionary internal audit projects outside of SOX compliance as directed by Peabody’s Executive Leadership Team
  • Provide support for ad hoc requests and assist with special projects, as requested


The lifestyle:

This position is offered on a Monday to Friday basis, working from our corporate headquarters in St Louis, MO.  Peabody offers flexible start / finish times and ‘Summer Hours’ giving employees flexibility to finish at noon on Friday’s for 3 months of the year during summer.  


About you:

A relevant Bachelor’s degree along with at least one years’ experience in auditing and / or accounting with SOX exposure is essential.  It is preferred for applicants to have Public Accounting experience and hold Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or have the ability to attain CPA license. 


In addition to the above, the successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills with a customer service focus, strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail and excellent organisation and time management ability.


Physical requirements:

  • Must have the ability to sit for up to 8 hours
  • Must be able to use a computer and communicate effectively in various forms, including email and by phone
  • Must have the ability to review paper and electronic documents and complete computer entry of data from paper documents
  • Must be able to find, remove and return files to/from file cabinets and discuss issues by telephone and in person
  • Must be able to operate copier, fax machine, etc.


About Peabody:

Peabody was founded in 1883 and has grown to be a leading pure-play coal company serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. 


Peabody employs over 5,000 people and have 18 operations in the United States and Australia.  Our employees are guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.


EEO Disclaimer:

Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Peabody is a globally diverse company which offers an inclusive work environment to engage, recognise and develop employees. The company values the power of inclusion and diversity as a competitive advantage and is committed to increasing the number of diverse employees throughout its operations.  We welcome applications from all diversity groups to assist us in honouring our commitment.


Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.


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Please apply directly as submissions from recruitment agencies will not be considered without prior approval.  All applications will be treated as highly confidential and will not be disclosed beyond HR and the hiring manager.

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