Buckingham Search

Audit Supervisor

Buckingham Search - Lake Forest, IL

The Audit Supervisor will assist the team in the execution of a risk-based audit plan and will lead the implementation of various Internal Audit Department initiatives. The Audit Supervisor will oversee planning, execution, and reporting phases of multiple financial, SOX, operational and integrated audits. Additionally, this individual will ensure audits are executed in accordance with the Internal Audit methodology. The Audit Supervisor will manage Staff and Senior Auditors as well as the co-source resources; provide training and coaching, collaborate with management and external auditors to design and implement audit approach, and identify efficiencies in execution.



  • Responsible for oversight of multiple audits including timely execution and documentation on financial, operational, compliance, and integrated audits at the corporate offices, paper mills, and box plants 
  • Assists and trains auditors in performing risk assessments, development of test steps designed to evaluate effectiveness of controls, execution of those test steps and the documentation of the related automated workpapers to support conclusions reached
  • Reviews testing documentation of controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 and provides timely coaching to staff to ensure continuous improvement over the quality of workpapers
  • Ensures well organized and complete audit evidence and documentation in a manner consistent with the company’s Internal Audit methodology and to support conclusions reached
  • Ensures audits are properly staffed based on established priorities and deadlines
  • Reviews and/or prepares well written communications, including the audit report, memos, and other working papers that document the scope, procedures performed, findings, recommendations, corrective actions, and conclusions
  • Communicates effectively with stakeholders
  • Partners with functional business partners and the external audit team to analyze and evaluate control deficiencies, remediation plans and the impact to the financial statements
  • Communicates the progress of audits with IA management on a timely basis. Based on changes or new information arising in the audit process, collaborates with Internal Audit management to adjust audit programs to address these changes with agility
  • Exemplifies exceptional leadership, teamwork, and agility to provide supervision, guidance, and training for co-sourced contractors, internal staff auditors, and direct reports
  • Leads execution of several department’s initiatives
  • Assists with department management activities including hiring, training, and coaching
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with management by demonstrating knowledge of PCA’s business environment, and provides process improvement recommendations
  • Demonstrates professionalism and courtesy in all stakeholder interactions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

**This position may require travel to various PCA locations within the United States, 20-25% annually



  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, information systems or related area of specialization preferred
  • Minimum of 4 to 7 years audit experience or equivalent



  • CPA, CIA, CFE license/certification

Posted On: Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Compensation: $100K-$120K

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