Mar 19, 2019

2019 Audit Specialist Co-op

  • Merck
  • Kenilworth, NJ, US

Job Description

Requisition ID: ADM010597

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

The Co-Op position will enable you to:
  • Have access to information, product knowledge, and tools, including data analytics, learning about areas of internal controls, business compliance, and risk management.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of financial, operational, SOX 404 or IT audits.
  • Execute audit programs and work papers (including walk throughs and sample testing) in line with the established quality standards and timelines.

  • Currently enrolled in a BA/BS or MA/MS program in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, or Analytics as a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior.
Required Experience:
  • Dedication to teamwork and leadership
  • Passion and commitment to learning
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to self – motivate and take responsibility for personal growth and development
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with the client and business process owners as well as MCAAS colleagues
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to exercise judgment in the execution and application of assessing risks
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to work autonomously and within a team
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi – task
  • Integrity within a professional work environment 
  • Previous internship or work experience in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or Analytics
  • GPA of 3.3 or above

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />


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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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