Buckingham Search

Senior Auditor

Buckingham Search - Rolling Meadows, IL

The Sr Internal Auditor performs and leads audits for assigned areas of operations, including financial, operational and compliance audits, in accordance with acceptable audit standards and within stipulated schedules and budgets. The Sr Internal Auditor maintains effective working relationships with financial and operational management. This role will also lead efforts related to Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and will participate in various IT auditing efforts.


  • Perform audit engagements of reviewing organizational and functional activities to ensure risks are appropriately identified, associated audit procedures are applied, and related controls are designed and operating to mitigate the identified risks
  • Assist in the identification of those activities subject to audit coverage, evaluate their significance and assess the degree of risk inherent in the activity in terms of materiality, cost and schedule
  • Enact thorough and practical knowledge of audit methodology techniques
  • Lead discussions to obtain detailed understanding of business or functional area processes, systems and applications
  • Prepare audit reports as or in company with the Director of Internal Audit for the assigned project
  • Participate in communication with management about reports and related issues and recommendations
  • Perform annual SOX 404 assessments by validating the process controls to ensure they are designed and operating effectively and communicates any SOX 404 findings to the business owners effectively
  • Assist the Director of Internal Audit in the development and maintenance of client relationships
  • Guide/support departments and subsidiaries with the design and implementation of processes and internal controls
  • Monitor accomplishment of objectives directed toward increasing Internal Audit's ability to serve management in a professional, efficient and effective manner
  • Maintain professional certifications and related educational requirements
  • Mentor staff by developing, coaching, training, scheduling, and evaluating employee performance to ensure team effectiveness
  • Provide an inclusive workplace that fosters development, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts
  • Perform data analytics
  • Other duties assigned by the Director of Internal Audit
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards


  • Minimum 7 years prior internal or internal/external audit experience is required
  • Demonstrated experience working with financial, compliance, and operational auditing is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related discipline
  • Professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) desired
  • Must be capable of up to 15% travel (e.g., 3.5 days/month), by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities. Travel will be necessary to conduct the duties of this job, and the employee must have the ability to drive and have proper licensing.

Posted On: Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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