Senior Auditor - Financial Services

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

An international bank located in the heart of downtown Chicago is growing their Internal Audit team!

Things to get excited about:

  • Downtown location & Headquarters
  • 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
  • 4 work from home days a month, as well as other flexibility to work from home when needed


  • 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 the 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 required
  • 2 + years of audit experience via public accounting and/or industry experience
  • Experience in the financial services industry required; experience with Capital Markets, Broker-Dealers, and/or Commercial Banking preferred
  • CPA, CIA, or MBA or progress toward obtaining these certifications are preferred
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task


Posted On: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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