US Cold Storage

  • Internal Auditor

    City US-NJ-Camden
    Job ID
    Location Name
    US Cold Storage Inc.
  • Overview


    John Swire & Sons Limited (JSSL), a highly diversified international conglomerate headquartered in London, England, is looking to hire an internal auditor to be part of their global audit team. The position will be based in Camden, New Jersey at United States Cold Storage (USCS), Inc, one of the key subsidiaries in the USA. USCS operates over 38 public refrigerated warehouses in 13 states. Other JSSL businesses operating in the USA include Swire Oilfield Services (SOS), the world's largest supplier of specialist offshore cargo carrying units to the global energy industry, and Finlay Extracts & Ingredients (FEI), part of James Finlay Limited, a global beverages company & the largest independent tea trader in the world. Purestream Inc, a water treatment and management company, is also a subsidiary in the US.  


    The role reports into London and ultimately reports up to the Group Head of Internal Audit. Group Internal Audit (GIA) is an independent and objective assurance and consulting activity that is guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve the operations of the group companies. The remit of the audit function is broad and the auditor will be involved in all aspects of the businesses. Responsibilities will focus on following and completing the risk based audit plan including quality audit findings and reporting. The audit reports and performance of GIA are assessed at various audit committees including the USCS audit committee.       


    This position also provides the opportunity to potentially fill an open finance or operational position in 2-3 years after becoming familiar with the various entities and processes within the Company.




    • Assist with the evaluation and documentation of key policies, procedures, and controls
    • Evaluate the current control environment and perform risk assessments of the Company’s overall control environment and internal controls
    • Conduct audits of systems, processes, internal controls, high risk areas, and financial statement reporting throughout the entire organization
    • Own the audit cycle of planning, fieldwork, reporting and following up on recommendations
    • Communicate progress and issues identified which are discussed at the audit committee
    • Work on special projects, as needed
    • Must be able to work well with team members from all levels of management and production
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Ability to prioritize and manage simultaneous audits
    • Position requires travel to various Company locations
    • Travel is required around 40-50% of the time, mostly in the USA




    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
    • CPA certification or Master’s degree a plus
    • Warehousing background and good financial analytical skills a plus
    • 3 years minimum audit experience (either internal or external) preferred
    • Excellent report writing skills
    • Proficient using Microsoft Office programs, in particular Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • Good verbal, written communication and influencing skills required
    • Strong organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills required
    • Ability to work independently and with individuals from multiple disciplines and with varying levels of experience


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