Internal Audit & Special Projects Manager!

Buckingham Search - Buffalo Grove, IL

Buckingham Search is working with a growing privately held $1.9 billion multi-national company with manufacturing operations, distribution centers and sourcing offices worldwide in the automotive, fencing, hardware, and power equipment sectors. They’re looking to hire an Internal Audit and Special Projects Manager to their growing team!


In this role, you will work alongside the CFO and Controller in a Process, Policy, and Innovation focused role. They are really looking to transform the financials of the company as they keep growing and scaling and buying new companies and selling others and consolidating holding companies into each other and so forth. You will spend the first 9-12 months of their time there looking at their current accounting policies and procedures, looking at the financial risk and exposure and helping to find innovative ways to reduce risks and improve the overall accounting processes. After that, you will most likely be tasked with building some blend of an audit and risk control function to maintain the systems and processes put in place.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or finance or equivalent work experience and a CPA certification
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience performing operational and financial controls audits
  • A solid knowledge and understanding of internal auditing standards and techniques as well as general accounting methods, principles, and practices
  • Experience leading full cycle audit engagements with a large manufacturing and/or distribution corporation or a national CPA firm
  • Proven ability to focus on details and perform all required procedures timely and with accuracy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Knowledge and working background with SAP preferred
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally


Please apply below to learn more!

Posted On: Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Compensation: $115,000 - $130,000

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