We are seeking an experienced auditor to join the global finance team behind one of the world's most identifiable brands, WD-40® Multi-Use Product. If you are passionate about being part of a well-run organization, shining above your peers, are able to communicate in a way that brings people together under a common vision, have a desire to work in a strong, collegial corporate culture, and possess a solid business acumen, please read on!
This office-based position, located in San Diego, California, is responsible for organizing, preparing and executing the Company's worldwide internal audit and SOX programs which evaluate, monitor and ensure audit compliance. The position prepares necessary workpapers and organizes them for review by the Director of Internal Audit and use by the Company’s outside auditor. The position also manages the corporate effort to design and improve processes to make things better than they are today by maximizing efficiency while minimizing risks and costs.
What You’ll Be Doing:
Executing a comprehensive internal audit program to ensure compliance with Company policies, GAAP, COSO, statutes and regulations.
Providing independent, assurance (verbal and written) and consulting reviews designed to improve the Company’s operations and to add value by improving the control, risk management and governance processes to help the Company achieve its business objectives.
Evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls related to the following risks within the organization’s governance, operations, and information systems: reliability and integrity of financial and operational information, effectiveness and efficiency of operations, safeguarding of assets, and compliance with laws, regulations and contracts.
Managing assessments of internal controls as required under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Testing controls over financial reporting through comprehensive audit coverage. Ensuring that financial reporting internal controls in place, documented and updated, and tested through comprehensive audit coverage.
Assisting corporate efforts to design and improve processes to make things better than they are today by maximizing efficiency while minimizing risk and costs.
Disseminating, educating and sharing knowledge on best practices to management and throughout the organization. Providing ad-hoc advice to support achievement of compliance.
Coordinating with outside internal audit consultants, where needed to assist with executing the internal audit plan.
Partnering with various employees in all trading blocs and departments to ensuring effective control measures are in place and are being followed.
Preparing Internal Audit work of the highest professional standards, meeting or exceeding local regulatory and the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards. Interpreting regulations in order to devise the most effective implementation.
Performing other related activities as needed to support corporate objectives. Acting in the best interest of the company by applying stated corporate values and priorities to all communications, decisions, and actions.
What You’ll Bring to the Role:
BS with major in accounting, finance, business, technology, engineering or other relevant field; professional Certification, CIA, CPA, CFE or CISA preferred
Two or more years working as a public accountant
Minimum of 5 years combined, progressive internal/external U.S. audit, accounting or consulting experience with publically traded MNC
Previous Sarbanes-Oxley internal control assessment experience
Demonstrated high level of ethics, integrity and objectivity
Ability to travel up to 10-15% in Europe and Asia
We are seeking a passionate and engaging Social Media Guru to develop, implement and manage social media plans and strategies for our portfolio of worldclass brands.
You will be responsible for creating, curating, publishing, and monitoring content, developing KPIs and assisting with analyzing and reporting results. A love for frequent communication and engagement with consumers and our brands is a must. Sharing our brands and educating our highly engaged brand users is what we are wildly passionate about.
If you have experience using your great writing talents in social media or online customer service environment, please read on. It goes without saying that a crazy eye for detail, creativity and a passion for developing great online content is essential for success in this role! This role is a two-year fixed-term position with all company benefits.
What You’ll Be Doing … The Nuts and Bolts:
Collaborate with coach and brand, customer marketing, and innovation teams in the development, communication and implementation of the US Strategic vision, goals and plans to achieve EBITDA and Sales goals.
Responsible for social media content creation, curation, and publishing to generate engagement, brand exposure, user acquisition, and insights.
Responsible for copywriting original content, including social media posts, blog posts, CRM/Email marketing content, and other as identified.
Responsible for monitoring, moderating, and engaging with consumers/end-users on all social media platforms.
Responsible for social media analytics KPI reporting and working with 1st coach to provide actionable insights.
Act as primary “community manager” for all WD-40 Company owned social media properties to ensure each end-user/customer is left with a “positive lasting memory” whenever possible.
Responsible for creating and growing social communities across various social media properties.
Responsible for responding to customer/end-user questions/comments on Ratings & Reviews from WD-40 owned websites and Customer websites (e.g., Amazon, Walmart, etc.), when appropriate. Also engages with people who connect with brands via Contact Us forms.
Responsible for the creation and maintenance of social media editorial content calendar.
Coordinate approval of “New Use/Content” gleaned from end-users on social media channels.
Proactively monitor and control appropriate budgets, forecasts, plans, programs and measures of success.
Responsible for the back-end management of digital publishing, monitoring, engagement, and reporting tools for data analysis and associated Marketing Technology SaaS tools.
Responsible for complying with all legal requirements on all owned social media properties.
Support development of company Global social media policy/guidelines, marketing department and employee education on social media use and best practices.
Support and executes the global legal and intellectual property compliance policy and process.
What You’ll Bring to the Role:
3-5 years of marketing or communications experience in interactive/digital/social media marketing.
Understanding of digital media marketing communications solutions, with specific emphasis on social media. Other experience including web development, SEO, CRM, and mobile marketing a plus.
Content Management Systems (CMS) experience
Project management experience
Cross-functional teamwork experience
Agency/Vendor management experience
Some availability during non-working hours to review and respond on social media, when necessary
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, business or related field.
Off the charts writing skills
At WD-40 Company we believe that purpose-driven, passionate people guided by our values create amazing outcomes. Our “why” is refreshingly simple - we exist to create positive lasting memories in everything we do. We solve problems. We make things work smoothly. We create opportunities. How we achieve our “why” is by cultivating a tribal culture through learning, teaching and living our values.
Since 1953, our formulation remains a secret. It is no secret that our passion for our people, culture, and brands is what distinguishes us. WD-40 Company has best-in-class products and we seek best-in-class talent.
This key role in our dynamic international legal team supports WD-40 Company’s proactive brand protection strategy and management, litigation defense efforts, and partners on outsourced consumer claims. The successful candidate will partner with global team members to support all brand protection and risk management initiatives for the Company related to intellectual property, trademark clearances, domain name management and patents as well as product claims litigation and marketing distributor support. If you are looking to utilize and develop your legal expertise with a small and growing global legal team, please click over to our application and share your resume with us.
What You’ll Be Doing:
Leads and executes Intellectual Property Rights and Protection services in the areas of trademarks, copyrights, domain names and patents.
Brand Protection and Enforcement:
Independently oversees and manages execution of the Global Brand Enforcement Strategy (e.g. trademark registration submissions and renewals, patent portfolio maintenance); contributes to and participates in the efforts of inside counsel to develop/enhance the strategy.
Primary point of contact/acting as liaison between inside counsel and outside counsel to ensure strategies are adhered to in a timely cost-effective manner to achieve predefined goals.
Independently acts with appropriate authority and responsibility to initiate enforcement activities consistent with Brand Protection Strategy within defined decision-making criteria. Acts under the direction of inside counsel for significant associate or investigative engagements and litigation decisions.
Coordinates activities with China’s internal legal team and business leaders to support Brand Protection Strategy.
Analysis and Reporting:
Provides IP portfolio reporting and analysis on, at a minimum, a quarterly basis (e.g. manages information gathering and record keeping for new as well as current trademark registrations).
Independently conducts financial analysis to report the impact of current and proposed Brand Protection initiatives. Analyzes, assesses and reports on the overall impact of initiatives and how well they meet the program’s goals and strategies.
Provides analysis of outside counsel billings for budgeting and adherence to service level agreements (SLAs).
Develops and maintains routine and ad hoc reports that provide visibility to financial outcomes and trends related to activities supporting the Brand Protection Strategy.
Trademark Clearance Coordination:
Coordinates and ensures compliance to trademark clearance process by internal and external stakeholders.
Domain Name Management:
Independently manages execution of the Company’s global Domain Name Strategy.
Manages third party domain name partnership (ensuring high level of collaboration and communication with inside counsel).
Brand Guideline Adherence:
In partnership with inside and outside counsel and marketing leaders, develops, implements and maintains brand guidelines.
Approves product artwork for adherence to brand guidelines, proper trademark usage, and general brand protection requirements.
Litigation and Product Claims Support:
Manages communication process for litigation case management, including meeting coordination, agenda preparation, and organization of litigation files. Periodic interaction required between attorneys, insurance claims adjustors and internal contacts.
Responsible for organization of litigation electronic database.
Responsible for maintenance of litigation status reports as required for disclosure controls and board reporting.
Assembles and responds to inquiries for Company information for the litigation process, such as for pleading support, discovery responses, and gathering other legal and business information.
Marketing Distributor Contract Support:
In partnership with Marketing Distributor Contract Advocates for the Company, coordinates deployment of new agreements as needed as well as annual deployment of contract renewal agreements.
Liaises with inside counsel and senior management to ensure the contract documentation and policies align with company values, strategies and market needs.
We are seeking a collaborative, proactive Information Security & Compliance Engineer who will be responsible for supporting the organizational development, adoption, evolution and management of our Information Security & Compliance program. The primary focus of this position is on the technical identification and implementation of solutions. A secondary focus is the development, application and enforcement of security and compliance standards, policies and procedures along with associated training.
If you are passionate about partnering with others to establish a security and compliance program at the ground level, please read on.
What You’ll Be Doing ... the nuts and bolts:
Carry out Information Security and Compliance strategies ensuring proper implementation and alignment with company defined standards
Continuously assess, pilot and recommend technical solutions that align with company strategy
Partner with others in IT to support security and compliance related technology such as firewalls, phishing tests, SIEMs, end point protection
Maintain significant knowledge of latest Information Security and Compliance threats, trends, technologies and best practices
Manage on-going security and compliance efforts with partners to perform tests that include but are not limited to penetration, Wi-Fi, Phishing and Red Team testing
Coordinate and manage rollouts of security solutions using clear and effective communication from pilot to production
Ensure the adoption of compliance, electronic and physical security standards across IT and in conjunction with any of IT’s stakeholders
Participates as a key resource on all projects to identify and deliver (where appropriate) security or compliance solutions in support of a defined finished product
Ensures appropriate Information Security and compliance best practices are embedded into all delivered solutions including those located in Cloud-based systems in accordance with company standards, policies and procedures
Partner with internal and external audit resources to establish the appropriate controls in support of required compliance programs and ensure those controls are being properly followed
As identified, carry out on-going security and compliance activities relative to security patching, GDPR, SOX, etc.
Collaborate with Risk and Legal teams to execute on security awareness, business continuity and disaster recovery plans, supporting information security and compliance issues
Routinely monitors services and provides operational status reports under purview identifying trends and issues; proactively making recommendations for associated improvements
Responds to, initiates, manages and participates in IT’s Incident Management, Problem Management and Change Management best practices to ensure that service disruptions are avoided and restored expeditiously
Actively searches for ways to reduce risk through redundancy, documentation and other forms of risk mitigation in order to ensure an optimal service experience for customers
What You’ll Bring to the Role:
Seven + years as a Senior Level Network or Security Engineer
Five + years with enterprise level monitoring solutions
Three years of working in an ITIL environment
Three years of working for a publicly traded company
Three years with Information Security experience
Three years with applying Information Security and compliance best practices to Cloud Solutions (PAAS, IAAS, SAAS)
Three years working in an organization of 2,000 or more employees or billion in revenue located in multiple countries
Two years of Agile experience
Four-year degree in a technical field, ideal
We are seeking a results orientated, very organized Facilities, Safety & Shipping Coordinator to multitask 3 key functions: Perform warehouse and shipping & receiving Manage the day-to-day operations of the San Diego offices and grounds Administration and maintenance safety programs to include training A wide degree of independent problem solving, flexibility and an ability to pivot and reprioritize in a very busy environment with constantly changing priorities is essential. If you have that special something … are incredibly organized, great with people and projects and enjoy providing great customer service …. please read our values, apply and take the first step towards a great career with WD-40 Company.
What You’ll Be Doing Daily FedEx & General Mail, managing small package shipping operations to include: gathering material, packing, shipping, marking, labeling and documentation for hazardous materials shipments for both domestic and international customers. All requests are expected to be filled and mailed/staged within 48 hours of receipt, or mailed immediately as requested ensuring customer satisfaction. Accurate information is needed to reconcile payment, track shipments, and identify opportunities for improvement. Manages the day-to-day maintenance of the WD-40 San Diego owned and leased facilities and grounds. Evaluates, hires and manages performance of suppliers and contractors in maintaining, repairing and replacing property and assets as planned or required. Additional duties include:
- Initiates and leads construction, remodeling and repair projects. Assists with obtaining cost estimates, prepares reports and makes recommendations concerning procurement of outside contractors for specific projects. Track asset life cycle, develop and propose plan for end of life assets. Execute approved plans (Sale, scrap, destruction, etc.) Manages the scheduling of maintenance, and monitoring of all heating, ventilating, air conditioning, water, electric and other systems to ensure efficient operation at all times. Manage and review service contracts to ensure facility management needs are being met. Supervise contractors and vendors as they relate to maintenance. Develops, implements and monitors housekeeping functions including janitorial functions, maintenance of lawns and landscaping, trash removal, maintenance painting, minor repairs and related services. Suggests budget items for areas of responsibility and operates within approved budgets. Oversees and provides event coordination. Ensures proper scheduling of set up and take down for meetings and events. Serves as primary contact for facility related emergencies, which may require evening and weekend work. Manages and provides oversight of the safety program – is the point of contact for the safety program, and performs the following functions: Develop, maintain and execute health and safety plans in the workplace according to legal guidelines. Assists, plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Transportation (DOT). Advises Director of Operations on safety compliance concerns and preventative actions. Assists in the annual inspection of workplaces to assure safe and healthful conditions for workers. Initiates the development of safety proposals for employers to include analyzing safety concerns, training in the principles of accident prevention and investigation. Identifies company safety training needs and develops and coordinates new safety training programs. Conducts training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention. Must maintain a working area that is organized, clutter free to promote a safe, professional, and healthy environment (mailroom, desk space, and warehouse). This includes work/desk top areas, floors, and filing/storage space/area. Operates forklift to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping/receiving platform to storage or work area, including truck deliveries and obtaining documentation for all incoming shipments. Follows and adheres to all safety guidelines which reduce risk.
What You’ll Bring to the Role 3-5 years of shipping, receiving and warehouse maintenance Strong interpersonal, collaborations and communication skills to work with vendor and employees at all levels. Mathematical aptitude; use of numeric calculations in measurement, pricing, ordering, quoting, invoice review, research and compilation tasks. Able to meet deliverable objectives in a timely and accurate manner, while developing and fostering positive relationships. Able to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds Able to work at height, carry product down ladders, and operate warehouse equipment including forklift Ability to walk and stand most of the day Ability to bend/stoop with frequency General knowledge of state building codes/OSHA Experience managing external vendors and suppliers Safe operation, maintenance and of warehouse equipment to include rolling ladders, pallet jacks, shelving, etc. Forklift experience and certification a plus. Basic computer skills and ability to use MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) Education Completed: High school diploma is required. Safety, Injury Illness and Prevention, OSHA certification(s), desired.