Internal Audit Manager - SOX & Internal Controls


King Of Prussia, PA, US

Company:  UGI Corporation

Internal Audit Manager - SOX & Internal Controls

Power up your career in the dynamic energy industry! UGI Corporation is an international energy distribution and services company that provides superior service in delivering a range of energy products. By operating as a best-in-class service provider, offering a great place to work, serving our communities and delivering value to investors, we aim to positively impact the lives of our shareholders, employees, customers and communities.


UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) is a holding company that distributes and markets energy products and services through our subsidiaries and the company’s common stock is a balanced growth and income investment. UGI Corporation has paid common dividends for more than 135 consecutive years.


In addition to a challenging career and competitive compensation, our employees enjoy:

Generous and Family-friendly Health & Welfare Benefits Including:

•    Medical, Vision, and Dental Plans 
•    Optional Health Savings Account
•    Optional Dependent Care Savings Account
•    Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
•    Prescription Coverage
•    Life Insurance
•    Disability Insurance 
•    Work from home policy
•    Employee Assistance Program


Additional Benefits Include:

•    401K with a generous company match
•    Tuition Reimbursement
•    Assistance with Professional Credentialing
•    Adoption Assistance
•    Pet Insurance 
•    Referral Bonuses
•    Employee Discount Programs


Job Summary

The UGI Corporation, Internal Audit Manager, is a key member of UGI Corporation’s global accounting and finance team.  This position directly reports to the General Auditor.  This individual is pivotal in the maintenance and enhancement of an organization-wide culture of robust financial control and technical accounting excellence.  Primary responsibility is the on-going development of the company’s global SOX strategy, implementation and global co-ordination with business unit Controllers, CFOs, Operations, and third-party service consultants.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Internal Control Program Execution: Assisting with the appropriate design and implementation of our SOX program to ensure compliance with COSO and SEC regulations as well as PCAOB themes, including monitoring adherence by all business units to the corporate strategy.  Participate in controls revitalization projects and ensure business units provide the appropriate expertise and attention to keep the internal control structure dynamic and relevant.  Drive consistency in controls and accounting practices, where appropriate, across business units.  Serve as administer of the company-wide SOX tool/application.
  • External Audit: Oversee, coordinate with and ensure appropriate project management of the global, annual external audit. 
  • External Reporting: Support quarter-end and year-end external reporting requirements related to SOX (e.g. ICFR opinion, Significant Changes to Internal Controls; Section 302 Certification process).  
  • System Implementation: As assigned, support key projects to ensure the integrity of the internal controls, including the development of internal control project plans, deliverables that satisfy objectives (i.e. revised risk and control matrix) and tracking progress against plan.  This role will also require the ability to coordinate across multiple business units. 
  • Also responsible for supervising and developing direct reports and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act 2002
  • COSO Internal Controls Framework
  • PCAOB developments that impact internal controls
  • Accounting and financial systems and procedures
  • Diverse public company experiences that enable the candidate to bring real world examples and ideas to the organization and effect change in the controls culture and risk management process. 

Education and Experience

  • Requires Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.
  • Requires a minimum of 6-8 years of relevant SOX work experience, preferably in Big 4 public accounting sector, plus a minimum of 3 years managing people/teams.
  • CPA is a requirement.
  • Six Sigma certification preferred.    


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


UGI Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The company maintains and observes employment policies that do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, age, ancestry and any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. This applies to recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, job classifications, work assignments, promotions, demotions, layoffs, terminations, transfers, and all other conditions of employment.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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