Buckingham Search

Senior Internal Auditor

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

We are looking for a driven Senior Internal Auditor to work at the corporate headquarters of a global manufacturer located downtown Chicago, IL. We are seeking individuals who have the interest and the ability to become future leaders in senior-level positions within the areas of accounting, finance, and operations.

A successful candidate will serve as a key member of the corporate audit team and will have exposure to many aspects of the broader organization. The role presents a unique opportunity to work with employees at all levels within the Company. This position reports directly to the Vice President - Internal Audit.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating, documenting and executing internal audit programs
  • Performing various financial statement, compliance and operational audits on a global basis
  • Preparation of audit reports which include audit findings, risks identified, recommendations, and remediation plans
  • Presenting audit findings and internal control deficiencies to corporate and business unit management
  • Providing guidance to corporate and the business unit personnel on internal control documentation, testing and remediation plans
  • Performing tests to monitor the effectiveness of controls used to mitigate enterprise risks
  • Providing support to external audit partners for their annual external audit including revenue testing and physical inventories/cycle counts at selected plant locations
  • Participating in special projects as requested by management 
  • Working on the continuous improvement of the Internal Audit Department

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Engineering, or Operations is required
  • 2-5 years of experience in Accounting, Finance, Audit (internal or external), Risk Management, Engineering, or Manufacturing (Procurement, Supply Chain, Materials Management, etc.)
  • CPA certification, MS in Accounting, or MBA is a plus
  • Sarbanes-Oxley/ internal controls familiarity is preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to identify relevant audit and compliance issues
  • Comfortable working independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with business unit representatives, management and colleagues at all levels
  • Travel up to 50% (including international)


Posted On: Friday, November 18, 2022



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