Buckingham Search

Internal Auditor (Senior)

Buckingham Search - Bolingbrook, IL

The Internal Auditor is responsible for the timely execution of risk-based annual audit and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance projects. This individual will actively participate in, and at times lead, internal audit projects. Additionally, s/he will be responsible for the planning, execution, and reporting results of operational and SOX compliance audits.


  • Execute SOX compliance projects to ensure the company is fully SOX compliant; the work can include individual or multiple audit assignments
  • Perform walk-throughs, review the design of internal controls, and document the SOX controls and flowchart
  • Understand and evaluate processes and related controls
  • Conduct audit testing of specified areas and identify reportable issues & dimensions of risk
  • Determine compliance with policies & procedures
  • Verbally communicate findings to senior management and draft comprehensive audit issues
  • Self-review audit work papers to ensure for quality & compliance with the department's audit methodology
  • Use available technical resources and tools to research and expand one's sphere of knowledge to enhance work product
  • Collaborate directly with management, identifying and addressing management needs through building solid relationships with management; understanding the company business; actively participating in management discussions
  • Execute 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 the team
  • Involved in projects as requested by management


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA, CIA, or progress toward obtaining these certifications is preferred
  • 1 - 3 years audit experience, through public accounting or internal auditing and/or industry experience; public accounting experience is preferred
  • Strong project management, analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task; quick learner
  • Understand current U.S. GAAP, COSO and SOX requirements

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2023

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