Buckingham Search

Senior Internal Auditor-Leadership & WFH Flexibility

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Our client is a leading global financial institution that provides a wide range of financial products and services to millions of clients around the world. Their commitment to innovation, accountability, and customer satisfaction has led them to be recognized as one of the top employers in the industry. Their culture is unmatched, with a focus on Work-Life Balance, doing good work, and providing a fun atmosphere for their employees. They are seeking a Senior Auditor to join their team and help them maintain their high standards of excellence.


Lead the execution of internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan

Determine the audit scope in conjunction with the Audit Manager that addresses key regulatory requirements and provides sound third line of defense risk-based coverage

Identify risks and corresponding controls

Execute and document testing procedures, including test of design, test of effectiveness, and substantive testing to ensure results support audit conclusions and adherence to department’s audit methodology and IIA Standards

Determine the suitability of, and adherence to, policies and procedures

Identify reportable issues and associated risks

Verbally communicate findings to senior management and draft comprehensive audit reports

Build meaningful relationships with clients by identifying and addressing client needs

Use technical resources and tools to research and expand upon knowledge

Manage day-to-day planning, implementation, and problem-solving to ensure the team achieves established milestones

Provide team members with beneficial and timely performance feedback

Monitor team member workloads; adjust assignments to meet project milestones and promote work/life balance; keep team members and leadership informed on progress and issues


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

2+ years of experience in internal audit or related field

Experience leading audits and managing teams

Knowledge of audit methodology and IIA Standards

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Ability to build and maintain strong client relationships

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Strong organizational and time management skills


4 weeks vacation

Competitive salary + Bonus

Ability to rotate out of this team into great positions across the business

Work for a company and team focused on Innovation!

Benefits: health, dental, vision, 401k & match, tuition reimbursement, summer hours

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with your resume and cover letter.

This position can be fully remote if the candidate is not located in one of the following areas: Downtown Chicago, NY, Boston, Atlanta, or Charlotte. If the candidate is located in one of these areas, the position would be on a hybrid schedule (~1 day a week in the office).


Posted On: Wednesday, April 5, 2023

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