Senior Manager, Audit Finance

Date:  Nov 21, 2023
Job Requisition ID:  737
Company:  Hanesbrands Inc

Winston-Salem, NC, US, 27105

Manage and lead the SOX Control Compliance program including testing, reporting and monitoring of all business process cycles (PTP, OTC, Inventory, HR & Payroll, Financial Close, Treasury, Tax etc.) to improve the overall control environment. Most importantly, the individual must meet the deadlines and be able to work independently.


HanesBrands Inc. is a global company with more than 48,000 associates in 30 countries, all working together to create the world’s best apparel to include iconic brands such as Champion, Hanes, Bali, Bonds, and many more. We offer enormous opportunities for creative thinkers, for people with a passion for consumers, and for people who think like business owners. We’re building a truly inclusive culture, where people of different backgrounds, races, cultures and experiences come together to make us stronger. We are a sustainable company committed to making a positive difference in our communities around the world. 


Position is hybrid and will work 3 days in the office.


  • Build and maintain cross-functional relationships with leaders throughout the organization to assist creating transparency and ensuring cooperation with various audits and process improvement projects;
  • Perform walkthroughs of the various business cycles and assess the effectiveness of the process and controls.
  • Assist in directing the junior members of the team in executing SOX testing across all business functional areas globally.
  • Collect and analyze data, conduct interviews and document, summarize, and assist Internal Audit team members during scoping, planning and audits.
  • Plan, develop, and execute an audit program to adequately identify and assess risks
  • Execute audit testing and document workpapers in accordance with departmental guidelines
  • Draft audit reports and review findings with management and VP, Internal Audit.
  • Implement, coordinate, and execute internal financial and operational compliance audits in accordance with company policies and other regulatory requirements in an evolving corporate environment.
  • Identify, recommend and implement the necessary improvements to accounting policies/procedures, internal business controls and to help improve overall business efficiency.
  • Prepare audit work papers and write audit reports detailing the audit findings and recommendations. Formulate recommendations to management to correct deficiencies and improve controls. Work as a business partner with the management team without impeding independence.
  • Strong analytical, research, and organizational skills, issue identification/prioritization/ resolution, and report writing skills is required.
  • Prepare internal audit reports for audit areas and audits assigned and help train the auditors to ensure they can broaden their skill sets.
  • Participate in a variety of special projects as assigned by management



  • Bachelor's degree with 10+ years relevant work experience OR Master's with 8+ years relevant work experience (NOTE - 4+ years of equivalent work experience can be substituted for Bachelor's degree)
  • At least 7-9 years of combined experience in internal or external auditing, SOX compliance practices; Sarbanes-Oxley experience is required.
  • Certifications such as CPA, CA, CIA, CISA, CFE & MBA preferred. 
  • Experience in the Internal/External Audit function leading SOX is required. Experience in financial and operational audits highly preferred. 
  • Possess a strong understanding of the COSO framework, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Sections 302 and 404), financial reporting risks, internal controls, US GAAP, and IFRS, with the ability to make control recommendations to successfully mitigate key risks. 
  • Unparalleled ability to dig deep into the details but present high-level findings to management. 
  • A consistent drive to question the business and yourself on how to do things better and more efficiently.
  • Manufacturing and/or retail industry experience required.
  • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards and compliance and substantive testing techniques including audit sampling methods. Prior experience with compliance auditing under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is a plus. 
  • Effective oral and written communication and analytical and time management skills and the ability to work with limited supervision
  • Have strong operating and financial controls evaluation skills
  • Possess the ability to work in cross-functional teams, cultivate leadership abilities and guide the business in improving processes/controls.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate leadership characteristics (decisiveness, assertiveness, & cooperativeness).
  • Possess project management skills with the focus on timely completion of tasks and the ability to identify and assess changing business process risks-MUST HAVE THE ABILITY TO MULTI-TASK


This position requires full COVID-19 vaccination. Applicants may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons by contacting


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:    

Telephone: 877.999.5553


Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

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