Job Description



Serving the needs of all families with young children, Carter’s Inc. is the largest North American apparel retailer exclusively for babies and young children, encompassing Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, Skip*Hop and Little Planet brands. Meaningful work, constant learning, genuine people, and a community guided by core values that promote inclusion and innovation is in everything we do. There are many reasons to build your career at Carter's.


If you are interested in learning a business and making a difference, come join our collaborative Internal Audit team at Carters! Here we focus on building lasting relationships with our business partners and providing value-add services through SOX 404 testing, operational audits, and other ad-hoc projects.  

This role typically reports into a Senior Manager Internal Audit and is based in our Buckhead office. 

45%- Testing

  • Perform walkthroughs and testing to validate the Company’s compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404; document work performed, communicate exceptions, and follow-up with control owners on deficiencies
  • Test and document financial and IT computer systems records for control of access, information integrity, and transaction accuracy

35%- Internal Audit

  • Perform internal audits and special reviews of Company functions, processes, and other activities to ensure reliability and integrity of information, proper recording of transactions, safeguarding of assets, and compliance with policies and procedures.  Internal Audit programs/projects will be defined in the annual Internal Audit plan and will include activities in the following areas: financial, operational, compliance, and/or information technology (IT) 

10%- Continual Improvement

  • Continuously improve internal audit approaches, tools and methodologies, and productivity.

10%- Ad-hoc analyses

  • Provide ad-hoc analyses as requested 


Must have:

  • 1-2 years of experience in accounting, finance, IT, internal audit or a related field
  • BA/BS Required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Motivation and go-getter attitude 
  • Great project management skills; detailed and deadline-oriented
  • Effectively interface with various levels of management; maintain and develop relationships with external auditors
  • Maintain the following knowledge:
  • Excellent understanding of auditing, GAAP, and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404, risk and controls
  • Baseline understanding of data analysis and information technology techniques
  • Baseline understanding of fraud prevention/detection/awareness/auditing techniques
  • Excellent analytical, written communication, interpersonal, listening, interviewing, organizational, consulting, and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) tools used in the audit process including Audit board, Tableau, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.
  • Strong relationship skills

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Finance/Accounting degree preferred
  • CPA, CIA, CISA, or CFE preferred, with a willingness to pursue professional designation if not currently held
  • Data Analytics and Data Visualization experience preferred
  • Big 4 or similar experience in a public entity preferred


  • Lead Courageously: Have a strong sense of personal values that align with our Company values
  • Collaborates Broadly: Build cooperation, trust, and thrive in a consensus driven environment
  • Customer Focus: Proactively seek opportunities to leverage data and fact-based insights to serve customers and/or internal clients
  • Drive Growth: Set aggressive goals and implement plans precisely
  • Cultivates Innovation:  Respectfully challenge the "we’ve always done it this way" mentality and explore new ways to achieve desired outcomes


  • Career Development: Success starts from within, and we have several paths from which you can choose to enhance your career evolution. From Carter’s University to Toastmasters to mentorship programs and more, we encourage you to utilize these tools to elevate your professional prowess. 

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties described may be changed or reassigned at the discretion of management, and the employee may be required to perform duties that are not listed in the job description.

Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Application Instructions

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