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United States of America
Financial Services

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.





The Trident Seafoods is a family of fishermen, acting as protectors of the source, to make fish the food of the future.  This mission has driven us for over 40 years to provide our consumers with high-quality products from the pristine Alaskan waters.  In living this mission, we have earned the recognition and trust of consumers, becoming North America’s leading vertically-integrated seafood company.  

Trident requires an intellectually curious Internal Audit Lead - Risk, Security and Controls who is driven by the highest ethical standards to do the right thing.  The position reports to the Director of Internal Audit and is based in Seattle, WA.  This is a highly visible opportunity to drive measurable improvements while obtaining broad risk, financial, IT, operational and compliance experience in a large, complex multinational company. 

The Internal Audit Lead - Risk, Security and Controls is responsible for the following:

Essential Functions:

  • Guide best-practice risk assessment, security, internal control design, development and testing during the SAP S/4 HANA Cloud initiative and other large-scale system implementations 
  • Lead a broad range of financial, IT, operational and compliance-oriented audits
  • Provide consultative support to business partners, proactively identifying opportunities for improvement to mitigate risk and improve compliance and operational performance
  • Understand complex business processes and system workflows, identifying the full range of risks related to those processes and systems
  • Creatively identify root causes and recommendations to minimize business risk and improve business processes and technologies
  • Gather and critically analyze facts to prepare and present concise, detailed, and clear oral and written reports and presentations
  • Deliver assigned audit and other projects within required deadlines, ensuring the work adheres to best practice audit methodology, delivering the highest level of quality and value-add
  • Communicate process recommendations and findings to business partners in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner
  • Administer monitoring program for audit action plans to drive accountability and timely progress updates to the Board
  • Assist with execution of the company’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) efforts

Minimum Requirements



Education:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field (U.S. or foreign)

Experience: 5 years of experience in internal audit or related accounting, financial, information technology or operational area

Experience must include the following:

  • Work in a public audit firm
  • Work in a global company in the field of audit, information technology, or operations

Special skills and requirements:

  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) system implementation, SAP S/4 HANA or similar
  • COSO Internal Control Framework
  • Systems development lifecycle and change management principles
  • IT control frameworks, such as the ISO Framework, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework or similar
  • Consulting on or leading business process, operational and financial-related audits 
  • Consulting on or leading technical IT-related

Experience can be gained concurrently.

Minimal (10 – 20%) domestic and international travel may be required

Reports to the Director, Internal Audit.



Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.