Audit Manager - Financial Services & Low Travel

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Buckingham Search is excited to announce we are on the look for a candidate to fill the role of Audit Manager for an already established and growing international financial service company!

Due to the company's booming expansion, this position has been made available as a newly added headcount. You can expect to acquire plenty of new, valuable experiences by generating completely new audits with lots of autonomy in a fast-paced, collaborative environment! The team is led by a knowledgeable chief officer that highly regards individual's independence, but is acclaimed for her approachability.

Out of work, you can enjoy all the perks of a charming downtown office along with the benefit of nearby transit centers like Ogilvie and Union station. While you cut back on commute time, travel only sits at around 15% to make the most out of your home life!


Things to get excited about:

  • Downtown location & Headquarters
  • 4 weeks vacation
  • Competitive salary + Bonus
  • Competitive Benefits
  • Ability to rotate out of this team into great positions across the business
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Summer hours
  • Great work-life balance and minimal overtime



  • Leading and managing larger, more complex engagements/projects, at times, concurrently, and executing audit worksteps

  • Assessing processes and the effectiveness of controls within key processes

  • Managing personnel effectively and guiding department personnel in their careers and providing learning opportunities

  • Developing relationships with senior management and other key internal contacts, including Management Committee members and their direct reports

  • Assisting with the creation of the yearly audit plan in collaboration with Internal Audit Senior Management

  • Coordinating with outside auditors, as necessary

  • Ensuring audit engagement quality, including adherence to IIA and IA Department policies and procedures

  • Dealing with complex, technical areas/issues, including planning, testing and vetting with management

  • Understanding and addressing interconnected risks, trends and other pertinent issues across the US Region

  • Demonstrating risk and control expertise

  • Managing portfolio of assigned audit objects including staffing, scheduling, coordination with the client and ensuring completion of the audit program

  • Drafting high quality audit reports with minimal oversight

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required

  • Professional certification such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or other relevant certifications

  • 6+ years of relevant experience (e.g. audit, banking)

  • Knowledge of key Treasury activities including Asset-Liability Management, Contingency Funding / Liquidity Stress Testing, and Capital Planning

  • Knowledge of key financial and banking regulations, including Regulation YY

  • Ability to work independently in areas difficult or complex in nature

  • Project management skills, including the ability to manage shifting priorities

  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills

  • High level of expertise in collaboration and communication with internal and external parties

  • Exemplify a positive attitude, strong work ethic, teamwork, and professionalism, and integrity

  • Ability to effectively operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Ability to travel (15%)

Posted On: Friday, November 1, 2019

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