Buckingham Search

Audit Manager | Fortune 500 Company | Forbes Best Employer

Buckingham Search - Lake Forest, IL

Internal Audit Manager

Our client, a Fortune 500 company in the packaging industry is currently seeking an Internal Audit Manager. As one of the top 300 largest companies in the world, they have a global workforce of over 15,000 team members spread across 100 locations. This organization values innovation, sustainability, and strong collaborative relationships with both its employees and customers. They were also recognized as one of Forbes Best Employers in 2021, a testament to their commitment to creating a positive and rewarding workplace culture.

As the Internal Audit Manager, you will lead the implementation of various Internal Audit Department initiatives. You will oversee all aspects of the internal audit function, including developing and implementing audit plans, managing the audit team, and reporting findings to senior management.


  • Manage and execute multiple audit projects at the corporate offices, paper mills, and box plants
  • Facilitate risk assessments with management and evaluating existing processes
  • Ensure audits are properly staffed based on established priorities and deadlines
  • Continuously assess and perform quality reviews over control documentation
  • Prepare presentations and deliverables on various audit areas for Financial Webcasts or Audit Committee communications
  • Identify opportunities to increase external audit team's reliance on internal audit work, improve efficiency and reduce risk
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with management by demonstrating knowledge of the company's business environment, and providing process improvement recommendations
  • Demonstrating professionalism and courtesy in all stakeholder interactions
  • Travel to various company locations within the United States, 20-25% annually

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, information systems, general business or acceptable equivalent
  • 5+ years of audit, finance, accounting experience or equivalent
  • Things to get excited about:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Endless opportunities for career growth and advancement
  • Access to extensive training and development programs
  • Work-life balance initiatives, including flexible scheduling and paid time off
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Health and wellness programs, such as gym memberships and wellness classes
  • Company-sponsored social events and team-building activities
  • Diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Commitment to environmental sustainability

If you are looking to advance your career in a dynamic and supportive environment, apply today!

Posted On: Monday, April 10, 2023

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