Cresco Labs

Lead Internal Auditor

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Posted on: 
Jun 17, 2022

COMPANY OVERVIEW Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine's Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods ("CPG") approach to cannabis, Cresco's house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy's, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco's national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry's first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry. MISSION STATEMENT At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation's cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to. JOB SUMMARY Cresco Labs is seeking an experienced Lead Internal Auditor to join the company's newly formed Internal Audit team, to provide independent and objective assurance and consulting service in evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the company's governance, risk management and internal controls. The position will have high visibility within the company and high potential for career growth. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to grow with the company in a unique industry with high growing potential. CORE JOB DUTIES Conduct full cycle of audit engagements and SOX audits including risk assessments, audit scoping, process walkthrough and documentation, controls testing and substantive testing, and to conclude, report and remediate on the audit findings. Acts as a leader with junior staff members, providing coaching and regular feedback to encourage growth and improvement. Assist with fraud investigation or other ethics violations as requested by Cresco's senior management. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS Ability to lead and take initiatives. Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or other relevant fields with at least 5 years of Internal/External Audit or Internal Controls experience. Master's Degree or MBA preferred. Excellent communicator with the ability to conduct interviews with the process owners, ask good questions, document the process flows and present to management. Strong understanding of business processes and controls. Solid analytical skills and good attention to detail when working with large datasets. Experience with process flow charts, controls mapping and sample testing. Demonstrate good initiative and ability to work both independently and in teams. Must be ethically strong, with high levels of integrity and adherence to regulations, controls, and compliance. SOX404 documentation and testing experience preferred. Must have at least one professional accreditation: CPA (Preferred), CIA, CFE or CISA. COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS Cresco Labs requires that all corporate employees be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus on or before September 30, 2021. If you are offered and accept a position, you will be required to prove your vaccination status prior to when your employment begins. If you require a medical or religious accommodation with regard to vaccination, please let us know once you receive an offer of employment (if applicable). ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to travel Must be 21 years of age or older to apply Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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