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Director of Audit - F500 Life Sciences

Buckingham Search - Deerfield, IL

An esteemed global Life Sciences company is in search of an Audit Director to lead their internal audit function. This person will be a business partner across the organization and will report to the VP of Audit, who has big plans for this team! They are looking for a dynamic and passionate individual who will make a positive impact on the audit team and help the organization grow.


  • Planning, scheduling, and staffing individual audits in alignment with leadership
  • Review and assess the soundness, adequacy and application of compliance controls and the integrity of accounting records.
  • Develop and direct execution of audit procedures to assess compliance, including special emphasis on compliance with certain business-related and governmental regulations.
  • Work with Partners and Managers of external audit firms to plan, coordinate and define the scope of the financial audits to be undertaken.
  • Continually recruit, train, develop high potential finance and accounting professionals.


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field required, a graduate degree is desirable.
  • CPA highly preferred.
  • 10+ years of related work experience. Previous Public Accounting or Pharmaceutical experience is a plus. Management experience is required.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to foreign business practices and diverse cultures, including extensive first-hand experience interacting with management styles and methods in multiple countries.
  • Strong familiarity with financial and operational auditing procedures.

Posted On: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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