Internal Audit Senior Manager - No travel

Buckingham Search - Lake Forest, IL

Buckingham Search is partnering with one of Chicagoland's greatest and fastest-growing companies. The company is known 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:

  • 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

Job Description

Our audits cover all aspects of the business, including a variety of disciplines such as distribution, customer service, product operations, investments, compliance, human resources, and finance. Additionally, we collaborate with risk management functions for coordinated engagements on large scale strategic initiatives. This allows you to gain experience and learn the various areas of the business.


Senior Managers have the responsibility of planning and maintaining the audit plan for their assigned organizational area (APL/Service Businesses/AF/Investments or IT), conduct risk-based limited reviews, audits and consulting engagements, hire, develop and retain a competent audit team, actively contribute to strategic initiatives, and participate as an engaged member of the Internal Audit core leadership team.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver the audit plan for the assigned client area, consisting of risk-based audits of key business processes associated with strategic objectives.
  • Participate in discussions with senior management to inform quarterly risk assessments. Perform the necessary quarterly risk assessment process for the assigned client area.
  • Establish credibility with and earn the trust of the business unit management team, to whom this person will have high visibility.
  • Evaluate risk exposures and the adequacy and effectiveness of controls relating to the organization’s governance, operations, and information systems.
  • Ensure that internal audit resources are appropriate, and effectively deployed to achieve the approved plan, while maintaining quality and focusing on staff development.
  • Actively contribute and/or lead Internal Audit strategic initiatives and participate as an engaged member of the Internal Audit core leadership team.
  • Effectively develop and mentor a team to build broad and deep bench strength in the skills needed to audit the assigned area.
  • Perform performance management processes according to company standards for all direct reports.


Posted On: Thursday, November 7, 2019

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