Senior Auditor - Low travel

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Buckingham Search is excited to announce we are on the look for a candidate to fill the role of Senior Auditor for an already established and growing international financial service company!

Due to the company's booming expansion, this position has been made available as an addition to headcount. You can expect to acquire plenty of new, valuable experiences by generating completely new audits with lots of autonomy in a fast-paced, collaborative environment! The team is led by a knowledgeable chief officer that highly regards individual's independence, but is acclaimed for her approachability.

Out of work, you can enjoy all the perks of a charming downtown office along with the benefit of nearby transit centers like Ogilvie and Union station. While you cut back on commute time, travel only sits at around 15% to make the most out of your home life!


Things to get excited about:

  • Downtown location & Headquarters
  • 4 weeks vacation
  • Competitive salary + Bonus
  • Competitive Benefits
  • Ability to rotate out of this team into great positions across the business
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Summer hours
  • Great work-life balance and minimal overtime



  • 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 areas 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, including emphasizing the supervision 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 member capabilities and needs to meet 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 and leading 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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA, CIA, or MBA or progress toward obtaining these certifications are preferred

  • 2 to 4 years audit experience, through public accounting/auditing (Big 4 a plus) and/or industry experience

  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills


Posted On: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

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