Skip Navigation
Search Our Jobs

Search Our Jobs

Job Description

Sr Audit and Risk Manager

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota; Marshall, Minnesota

Apply Now


Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company, CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Our many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® and Bibigo Asian-style snacks. Schwan’s is a place for people with an appetite for more. To learn about joining a team where you can belong, contribute, and thrive, visit

The Schwan Audit Services department is seeking an Senior Audit & Risk Manager to join their team in either Bloomington, MN or Marshall, MN. This department provides independent, objective assurance and risk specific consulting services designed to add value and improve the organization’s processes. This position is responsible for managing the development of audit talent, the utilization of consultants, and implementation of the audit function of all strategic, financial, operational, compliance, and information system activities.


  • Manages the work of auditors or contractors engaged in strategic, financial, operational, compliance and information systems audits. Plan, assign and supervise the daily activity and project progress.
  • Develops the scope, objectives and work plans of projects; manages the execution of all audit, compliance (KSOX), and consulting work in a cost effective and efficient manner and consistent with department charter and standards.
  • Administers a comprehensive, ongoing risk-assessment process that evaluates probable adverse conditions and/or events, and establishes priorities and schedules for audit engagements.
  • Coordinate with other functions to ensure adequate completion of the operational, financial, fraud, IS, strategic, and compliance risk assessments.
  • Ensures the accumulation of these risk assessments results are appropriately incorporated into an enterprise view and communicated to the corporate executives and Board of Directors Audit & Risk Committee, and further used to define an audit services project plan.
  • Ensures recommendations are clearly presented to and agreed upon by management.
  • Manages communications regarding findings, conclusions and recommendations to management, Head of Audit and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. Interacts with and represents internal control coverage to external auditor and parent company. Communications include formal, written reports as well as presentations. Develop and maintain productive client and staff relationships
  • Coordinates an ongoing review process that tracks and appraises the implementation of audit recommendations and coordinates internal auditing functions with external auditors and other assurance functions as appropriate.
  • Stays abreast of best practices both internally and externally and is a conduit for introducing and sharing the practices within the company.
  • Hires, Manages, trains and develops subordinates, utilizing company talent methodology.
  • Be a role model for company values and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission, values, code of ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferred in accounting or finance
  • A minimum of 6+ years experience in internal auditing, external auditing, accounting, risk management or compliance
  • Professional license or certification (CPA, CIA) preferred, or business certifications such as Six Sigma desired
  • Leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential. The ability to lead a team, communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization, and collaborate across departments
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify risks, evaluate controls, and recommend improvements to processes and procedures.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin, or other protected class.

Job Type: Business Unit: Req #: 24-3649


Apply Now


Join our Talent Network and get Schwan's news and job alerts delivered to your inbox.

Sign Up For Job Alerts

Join our Talent Network and get Schwan's news and job alerts delivered to your inbox.

Areas of InterestChoose at least one category and location from the auto-suggestions and click “Add.” Select additional categories and locations by clicking “Add.” Finally click “Sign Up” to subscribe for job alerts.

  • Finance, Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota, United StatesRemove
  • Finance, Marshall, Minnesota, United StatesRemove

Get to know our growing global brands

  • Big Daddy's
  • Edwards
  • Mrs. Smith's
  • MINH
  • Red Baron
  • Freschetta
  • Pagoda
  • Tony's
Red Baron
Hearth and fire
Annie Chuns
Mrs Smiths
Beacon Street
Chef One
Twin Harquis
Big Papas
villa prima
Bibigo Red Baron Freschetta Hearth and fire Tonys Sabatasso's Pagoda Kahiki Annie Chuns Minh Edwards Mrs Smiths Beacon Street Chef One Twin Harquis Stilwell Big Papas villa prima