Buckingham Search

Senior Auditor

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

In his role, you’ll work under the direction of Audit Manager(s) and will be accountable for the timely leadership and execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual plan as well as other advisory or process enhancement services.


  • Influence and accrue over time with each improved process to help reduce cost and inefficiencies
  • Provide assurance on the effectiveness of risk management / mitigation activities to reduce unwanted risks and improve operational efficiencies
  • Leverage systemic tools to expand audit analytics capabilities for more targeted, effective and efficient audits
  • Supervise Audit staff members, review working papers and assist the audit manager in project execution
  • Serve as Audit Lead and complete audit projects within assigned timelines
  • Lead and plan audit projects by performing project risk assessments that drive the development of audit objectives and create risk-based audit programs
  • Conduct client interviews and perform walkthroughs to evaluate control design
  • Collaborate with clients in the evaluation and assessment of departmental controls and processes and advise on enhancements
  • Execute tests that validate control effectiveness and document testing results
  • Identify emerging risks, audit issues and recommendations using independent judgment and be able to communicate findings succinctly to client personnel
  • Prepare/Review draft audit reports summarizing the scope, conclusions, & findings


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent practical experience
  • Accounting, audit or equivalent certification
  • 5+ years banking or financial services audit experience, evaluation of control environment
  • Experience in utilizing data analytics to enhance the audit process
  • Understanding of financial capital or secondary mortgage markets
  • Intermediate MS Office, Tableau experience preferred
  • GRC Platform (e.g. Archer, MetricStream, Riskonnect)
  • Ability to challenge status-quo, identify innovative solutions and champion change
  • Ability to adapt to evolving business needs and changes, including different role requirements, or environments and work with a sense of focus and urgency
  • Understanding of industry audit frameworks
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and demonstrate project management skills.
  • Constructive professional skepticism and inquisitiveness

Posted On: Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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