Senior Audit Consultant

Buckingham Search - Lake Forest, IL

Buckingham Search is partnering with one of Chicagoland's greatest and fastest growing firms. The company is known internationally for being a top workplace and a strong service provider to their customers. Their awards and accolades tell it all... this is a great place to work and develop a strong career both inside and outside of the internal audit function.

The audit team is a large, world-class team focused on operational risk-based audits. If you are an auditor who likes to do the creative, out-of-the-box work to improve a business and its' processes... this is it! The company is seeking analytical beings that love to investigate and create audits from scratch. If you might be interested in doing challenging work and learning from the business in the business, this might be the role for you!

Things to get excited about:

  • 42% of their hires in 2016 came from internal employees. In 2017, 36% were internal employees. They promote and transfer people regularly.
  • High visibility, client facing role.
  • 10% travel or less. If you don’t want to travel, it isn’t forced on you.
  • Benefits: Pension plan fully funded by company, 401k and match, Flex hours, Work from home 1 day a week. Up to 2 days for high performers, Strong PTO plan

The Senior Lead Auditor role has the responsibility for overall planning, execution and reporting on individual audit projects assigned as lead. The Senior Auditor must provide the appropriate level of project planning, of work, supervision review of staff work to ensure the project follows the audit execution process and are met. The Senior Auditor will be responsible for leading strategic and complex audits.


The individual may be responsible for or involved with:

  • Audit planning and execution, including risk assessment, process analysis, and control evaluation.
  • Coordinating the work of other project members on leadership assignments.
  • Partnering with Management in support of key initiatives and projects.
  • Leading audit engagements.



Job Qualifications

  • College degree required - of Accounting, Finance, or Information Technology. Master’s degree a plus.
  • 3+ years of relevant audit experience, public accounting or internal audit
  • Proven project leadership
  • CPA, CIA, or insurance-related certification or study is a plus (must be acquired within 18 months of joining the group)
  • Computer proficiency
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate complex business topics to management via reports, memos, and verbal communication
  • Ability to contribute to a team
  • Excellent project and time management skills

Posted On: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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