Senior Internal Auditor

Audit International Published: September 15, 2022 (16 days ago)
Chicago, Illinois
Job Type


Our client strives to provide a positive work environment that values excellence in safety and
quality, free from discrimination and harassment. Every employee plays a part in this
Company’s success and making this a great place to work. We are committed to a workplace
where all employees are free to raise issues, concerns and questions for the improvement of our
operations and work environment. Safety is the overriding priority in everything we do; all duties
critical to safety, quality, and environmental protection are carried out in compliance with all
requirements and with personal accountability.

This position provides support to the Internal Audit and SOX compliance activities with potential
for growth into the department as well as the greater Finance organization and will afford the
right candidate will afford the right candidate the ability to support the development, and
execution out value-added audits that are designed to highlight opportunities to improve results.

The successful candidate will:
? Be flexible and able to work in a changing environment
? Have a passion for work well done and high focus on closing tasks (being the finisher)
? Have a demonstrated interest in the way finance is connected to the business
? Have an interest in the continuous improvement of financial processes and control
? Be interested in continuous learning and training
? Have strong ethics
Finally, the ideal professional should have the ability to adjust their interpersonal approach to
people and situations as needed in an often challenging and dynamic environment.
The Finance Auditor (Staff II) is responsible for supporting the SOX program through test of
design and operating effectiveness, performing financial and operational audits and other special
projects to identify financial exposure/misstatements and operational inefficiencies, under the
direction of the Senior Internal Auditor.
The candidate will be motivated, curious, creative, result oriented; will be able to work
independently, prepare complete and accurate workpapers, and know to reach out to others and
follow through to project completion; will be able to understand issues, ask appropriate
questions to understand the root cause of issues being evaluated and adequately escalate them.
Good interpersonal skills, both written and verbal are required to effectively communicate audit
issues to other members of Internal Audit and, in some cases, location management. Accounting
skills and knowledge of GAAP are required. The auditor must be able to work in both domestic
and foreign operations. The position requires between 30-40% combined domestic and foreign
travel (audits are typically two weeks at a given location).
Minimum Requirements:
? Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, or related discipline;
? Minimum of 3 years of experience in areas of accounting, auditing and/or process
documentation; preference for experience in public accounting or Internal Audit / Internal
Controls for a public company.
? Professional Certification (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE) or candidate for certification required;
? Detail and deadline oriented, able to prioritize work when given multiple projects;
? Advanced Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, skills and ability to acquire and maintain skills
as technology changes;
? Possess strong written and oral communications skills, including process walkthroughs,
narratives/flow charts and transactional testing;
? Experience with GRC platform (e.g., AuditBoard) a plus
? Experience with SOX requirements and COSO framework;
? Baseline understanding of fraud prevention/detection/awareness/auditing techniques;
? Fluency in a foreign language is a plus (specifically German or French)
? Domestic and international travel required, approximately 30%.

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