Senior Auditor - Low travel in the loop

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Buckingham Search is helping a multi-billion dollar publicly held commercial bank identify strong audit talent in the Chicago for a newly created role on the team.

Things to get excited about:

  • Downtown location & Headquarters
  • 4 weeks vacation
  • Competitive salary + Bonus
  • Competitive Benefits
  • MINIMAL TRAVEL – a few branch audits around Chicago at most
  • $17B Bank focused on commercial clients, mainly mid-market businesses
  • Team of 30 in audit led by a former Big 4 Partner
  • Ability to rotate out of audit into great positions across the business
  • Ability to choose the types of audits you want to work on (risk, compliance, front-office, back-office, etc.)
  • CPA reimbursement program
  • Summer hours
  • Great work-life balance and minimal overtime

The challenging and rewarding work involved:

  • Perform work under the direction of the Internal Audit Manager, which can include individual or multiple audit assignments and leading audits
  • Documentation of audit procedures in a quality manner in compliance with the department’s audit methodology
  • Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline
  • Establish risk-based audit programs
  • Determine scope of review in conjunction with the Audit Manager
  • Review the suitability of internal control design
  • Conduct audit testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures
  • Verbally communicate findings to senior management and draft comprehensive and complete report of audit area
  • Review audit work papers prepared by the audit staff to ensure quality and compliance with the department's audit methodology
  • Leading teams, emphasizing the supervising of staff by creating a positive working environment through the building of solid relationships with team members; the monitoring of workloads of all team members; adjustment and redistribution of assignments accordingly to promote work/life quality, the taking into account of team members capabilities and needs and meeting of client expectations; encouragement of team dialogue; the providing of candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and the keeping of team members and leadership informed on progress and issues
  • Using available technical resources and tools to research and expand one's sphere of knowledge to enhance work product
  • Collaborating directly with clients, identifying and addressing client needs through building solid relationships with clients; understanding the client's business; actively participating in client discussions and meetings
  • Managing day-to-day engagement operations, including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to leadership

The most qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance
  • 3+ years in public accounting or Internal Audit
  • Certifications are a plus

All qualified candidates who apply below will be contacted and given the complete details about the company, position, and team.

Posted On: Monday, March 16, 2020

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