Buckingham Search

Senior Internal Auditor Opportunity with Global Manufacturer!

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

We are partnered with a global manufacturer of diversified components; the corporation has four major operating companies under the corporate umbrella, and they are seeking a Senior Internal Auditor to join the highly regarded rotational program within their corporate office!


  • Creating, documenting and executing internal audit programs
  • Performing various financial statement, compliance and operational audits on a global basis
  • Preparation of audit reports which include audit findings, risks identified, recommendations, and remediation plans
  • Presenting audit findings and internal control deficiencies to corporate and business unit management
  • Providing guidance to corporate and the business unit personnel on internal control documentation, testing and remediation plans
  • Performing tests to monitor the effectiveness of controls used to mitigate enterprise risks
  • Providing support to external audit partners for their annual external audit including revenue testing and physical inventories/cycle counts at selected plant locations
  • Participating in special projects as requested by management
  • Working on the continuous improvement of the Internal Audit Department


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Engineering, or Operations is required
  • 2-5 years of experience in Accounting, Finance, Audit (internal or external), Risk Management, Engineering, or Manufacturing (Procurement, Supply Chain, Materials Management, etc.)
  • CPA certification, MS in Accounting, or MBA is a plus
  • Sarbanes-Oxley/ internal controls familiarity is preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to identify relevant audit and compliance issues
  • Comfortable working independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with business unit representatives, management and colleagues at all levels
  • Travel up to 50% (including international)

Things to get excited about:

  • This rotational program is set up so you can take charge of your own career; rotate into corporate accounting, finance, or treasury OR rotate into a business unit of your choosing such as purchasing or supply chain (rotational possibilities are limitless!)
  • There is no set time-stamp on rotating; you can rotate in a matter of months if you know what you want to do or take a year or two to figure that out before rotating
  • Many people from the organization’s senior management/executive leadership team started in this audit program
  • Hybrid schedule; they are completing a move to a newly renovated office that is in the heart of The Loop and just a short walk from public transportation as well as the Metra
  • 9/30 year-end, so October-December is the slowest time, allowing you to relax & enjoy the holidays; the company gives off the last week of the year
  • Competitive salary + amazing benefits where the company contributes 10% of your salary to a retirement plan in addition to offering a 401K (4%) match, HSA, and more
  • Bonus eligible; because of the 9/30 year-end, bonuses are paid out around the second week of November

Posted On: Friday, May 19, 2023

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