Staff Auditor

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

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

Due to the company's booming expansion, this position has been made available because of an added 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


The exciting and challenging work includes:

Under the direction of the Internal Audit team, the auditor is responsible for the timely execution of risk-based internal audit testing procedures such as walkthroughs and sample detail testing. Follow established procedures and guidelines to contribute to the activities of the audit team. Collect information about the organization's systems and processes by reviewing manuals, policies, reports, financial statements, and other written materials. Identify and document aspects of the organization's systems and processes that do not comply with regulations, laws, and standards or do not comply with the organization's policies and operating procedures



  • Perform audit testing under the direction of the Internal Audit Manager and/or Senior
  • Assist in conducting risk assessments and walkthroughs of assigned department or functional areas in established/required timelines
  • Conduct audit testing of specified areas and identify reportable issues and the relevant risks
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures
  • Collaborate directly with clients, Identify and address client needs through establishment of solid relationships with clients; understand the client's business; and actively participate in client discussions and meetings
  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts
  • Contribute to the positive and team-oriented culture by maintaining cooperative relationships (assisting other project teams when necessary), sharing information, and accepting/providing feedback
  • Work closely with management to promptly resolve any concerns that may arise while building trust. Serve as a business advisor and partner to internal clients by providing the business unit and senior management with advice related to business issues and controls
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional growth by assuming progressively more challenging assignments (in-line with standard audit career progression), proactively seeking relevant education and training opportunities, and expanding professional network
  • Ensure compliance with IIA Standards


Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required
  • 1+ years of relevant experience (i.e. Audit, banking)
  • Relevant certification such as CPA, CIA or progress toward obtaining these certifications are preferred
  • Ability to effectively operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Project management skills, including the ability to manage shifting priorities and manage time
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • High level of expertise in collaboration and communication with internal and external parties
  • Exemplify a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and professionalism


Posted On: Monday, March 16, 2020

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