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Title:  Internal Auditor

Req ID:  807
City:  St. Louis
State:  MO
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  63101
Department:  Audit

Site: St. Louis HQ

Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company and a member of the Fortune 500, 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 is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.

Job Summary
Develop and implement audit procedures that maintain compliance and improve business processes for the Company. Execute all audit programs and corresponding procedures, including identifying and reviewing controls used to manage risk and executing test plans to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls.
Job Description


•Under the direction of senior leadership, support the assessment of internal controls over financial reporting as required under SOX (Section 404 Reporting) by facilitating process/procedural documentation, performing walkthroughs, executing test plans and documenting audit results
•Directly assist external auditors with substantive testing procedures for annual financial statement and benefit plan audits
•Execute discretionary internal audit projects and other ad hoc requests from management.
•Assist with the identification of key controls and improvements to key controls, business processes, and related documentation
•Participate in recurring status meetings with Internal Audit management, as well as meetings with the business and/or external auditors, as applicable
•Support other functions (e.g. Law, Finance, HR, etc.) with efforts to maintain corporate and SOX compliance and strengthen internal controls

•One to three years of experience in auditing and/or accounting with SOX exposure, public accounting experience a plus
•Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or ability to attain CPA license, preferred

•Primary understanding of audit methodologies and control frameworks, professional auditing standards, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
•Excellent organizational and time management skills to prioritize work assignments
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•Excellent analytical rigor for financial and accounting duties
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, including contributing positively to team goals
•Ability to foster positive relationships with key customer groups
•Ability to identify and implement process improvements
•Commitment to a high level of customer service
•Strong problem-solving skills and ability to implement creative solutions
•Ability to travel domestically 10-15% of the year
•Ability to work overtime, as needed


Physical Requirements


Physical Requirements - Office

  • 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.
  • B.S. in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field required

EEO Disclaimer

Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

Job Segment: Internal Audit, Audit, Accounting, Compliance, Sustainability, Finance, Legal, Energy

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