Buckingham Search

Internal Audit & Internal Controls Senior

Buckingham Search - Lisle, IL

The Internal Audit & Internal Controls Senior is responsible for performing internal control testing, financial, information technology, and operational audits. The IA/ICS Senior will be responsible for supporting department managers with project planning, supervision, and reporting. The goal of the Senior is to gain an understanding of the company business and demonstrate technical competence to help ensure the successful execution of projects.


  • Execute Internal Audit project life cycle methodology, and assist manager with oversight, in accordance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and department policies
  • Assist with developing audit program based project-level risk assessment
  • Perform assigned audit program work steps (i.e. map process flow, document key controls, identify control gaps and/or process inefficiencies) and review work completed by staff
  • Confirm audit results are properly supported and adhere to internal quality program requirements
  • Draft audit issues in the field and present to process owners
  • Contribute to on-going process improvement opportunities within the IA/Internal Controls Department
  • Provide continuous on-the-job training, coaching/mentoring, and career growth opportunities for staff
  • Prepare and deliver constructive evaluations of applicable staff in accordance with department policy

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years of consulting, audit, accounting or finance


  • Master's degree and at least 1 year of consulting, audit, accounting or finance

Desired Skills:

  • Relevant certifications (CPA, CIA, CISA) or advanced degree a plus
  • Experience performing:
    • Risk assessments, internal control design
    • Data analytics or advanced methodology on audit projects
    • Manufacturing operational audits (inventory management, production quality)
    • Ability to balance multiple projects and work cross-functionally with varying team members
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to think and work analytically

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2023

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