Buckingham Search

Audit Manager

Buckingham Search - Downers Grove, IL

The Internal Audit Manager will play an integral role in the continued evolution of the Internal Audit function to deliver value to the Company. This role is responsible for supporting the Director of Internal Audit in the execution of a risk-based audit plan, including assurance and advisory services, development of staff, and building relationships across the organization. Additionally, the Internal Audit Manager is responsible for planning and performing financial, operational, and SOX 404 audits, fraud investigations, and special projects.

Internal Audit is responsible for assessing internal controls over financial reporting, compliance with laws and regulations, the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and safeguarding of Company assets. Internal Audit is responsible for identifying opportunities for operational and control improvements to mitigate risk and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of processes across the Company’s global businesses.

The Internal Audit strategy is focused on being a talent pool for the organization, optimizing and evolving our service delivery methodology and offerings, and building productive stakeholder relationships within and outside the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the completion of the risk assessment and audit plan development processes
  • Review audit planning documents, work programs, and final reports
  • Managing the preparation and issuance of audit reports, ensuring all significant risks and opportunities are identified and recommendations communicated to Management
  • Oversee the development of value-based audit programs and deliverables
  • Perform risk assessment activities throughout the year, maintaining relationships with key members of management, and staying close to the industry and business
  • Provide overall leadership to operational, financial, and IT project teams, facilitating quality and timeliness and ensuring the business has been improved/strengthened
  • Purposefully develop team member’s technical, intangible, and soft skills/abilities
  • Build and maintain strong and productive relationships with members of the members of management and our independent auditors
  • Provide thought leadership to all we do to continuously move the Department forward


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a fully accredited four-year institution is required; Master’s degree is a plus
  • 6-10 years of relevant industry or public accounting experience (Big 4, national/regional CPA firm, or F500)
  • Experience at the Manager level
  • CPA or CIA required

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of internal audit standards, procedures, and techniques
  • Experience driving both assurance and advisory services
  • Experience operating in fast-paced, high change, complex environments
  • Strong understanding of professional audit standards, COSO, and GAAP
  • Strong experience performing data analysis/analytics, Alteryx experience a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, including internationally
  • Experience with SAP a plus

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2023

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