Buckingham Search

Senior Internal Auditor

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Our team is partnered with a top healthcare leader in the region, known for their exceptional patient care, innovative medical research, and highly ranked education programs. They are looking to add a Senior Auditor to their team!

This is a senior-level role that will be a leader to Staff Auditors on the team, initiate & complete complex audit assignments, propose solutions and opportunities for improvement, etc. Audits include both financial & operational, and nuances within scope of work create opportunities for investigation and discovery, resulting in interesting audit projects.


  • Plan and complete various audit and consulting engagements independently and in a team-oriented environment.
  • Document and assess internal controls and related risks.
  • Present audit findings to management.
  • Write concise Internal Audit Reports that summarize results and recommendations for improvements.
  • Perform follow-up reviews to ensure internal audit recommendations are implemented.
  • Maintain audit files in accordance with Internal Audit Standards.
  • Provide direction to Staff Auditors in completion of audits and audit techniques.
  • Assist external auditors as necessary.
  • Comply with IIA Standards and Code of Ethics.


  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years previous audit experience is required. Public accounting and/or healthcare experience is preferred.
  • Proficient at identifying risks and assessing internal controls.
  • Ability to develop work programs that cover identified audit objectives, risks and controls.
  • Ability to draw upon experience to provide direction and mentorship to less experienced Internal Audit staff.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Positive interpersonal skills for interacting and presenting to all levels of management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of internal controls.
  • Ability to initiate and complete complex audit assignments timely and with limited management supervision. Proposes solutions to challenges for Management to evaluate.
  • Possess the industry knowledge and business acumen to develop recommendations to mitigate risk and improve control efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ability to identify opportunities to extend audit reach and efficiency through data analytics.


  • Hybrid work schedule - Tuesdays and Wednesdays in office. Flexibility outside of that as needed.
  • 40 hour work week
  • Very strong and inexpensive health benefits
  • Company-funded pension plan
  • High exposure to CFO, CEO, other leadership members
  • Director is a very friendly, approachable, understanding leader
  • Team gathers for happy hours, team building, etc.
  • Audit team has a ton of findings - lots of fun, diverse, challenging work
  • Be a creator and changer - not just someone who checks boxes

Posted On: Monday, May 8, 2023

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