Corporate Internal Auditor

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 15320
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Corporate Internal Auditor
Job Location: Palatine, IL
Base Compensation: $60,000 — $65,000
Total Compensation: $60,000 — $70,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Audit
Industries: Manufacturing / Distribution

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

There will be advancement opportunity within the group based on performance and need. Our client has a long history of promoting from within and a number of senior leaders within the Finance and Operations groups started in Internal Audit.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our client is seeking a Corporate Internal Auditor to join their headquarters team in Glenview, IL. This individual will be responsible for assisting in the performance of internal audits on a worldwide basis. The successful candidate will identify and assess internal and external risks to business objectives, serve as a member on internal audit engagements, and partner with and consult business management. This is a great opportunity for a candidate with strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills who is interested in taking on new challenges and initiatives. Key job responsibilities: • Conducts audits covering strategic, financial, operational and compliance risks • Performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting business processes and procedures • Reviews and evaluates the control environment and develops specific analyses of strengths and weaknesses, along with recommended improvements • Conducts interviews of business personnel and management team • Reviews documentation, prepares work papers, and composes observation memos and report findings in a clear, concise and timely fashion • Identifies, develops and documents audit issues and root cause analyses and recommendations using independent judgment and risk assessment • Consults with management on risks, controls and best practices • Actively partners with management during engagements and through on-going informal liaison relationships • Communicates clearly, professionally and effectively, both written and verbal • Supports external audit testing requirements and SOX 404 compliance activities • Participates in investigations, as warranted • Stays current on latest audit and personal discipline fields

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements: Minimum required qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university • 2-4 years of full-time experience in external or internal auditing (Big 4 or equivalent experience preferred) • Manufacturing or distribution industry experience (e.g., familiarity with concepts of inventory management, warehouse operations, etc.) • Knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices • Broad understanding of business functions and processes and ability to detect and document weaknesses in internal controls • Working knowledge of internal control structure (e.g., COSO) and IIA audit standards • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines while ensuring quality results • Proven analytical ability and established negotiating and problem-solving skills • Demonstrated interpersonal skills • Appropriate professional skepticism • Proficient written and verbal communication skills • Adept at working on teams or independently • Effective time management skills • Demonstrated integrity and work ethic • Desire and ability to travel domestically and internationally (approximately 30-40%) • US citizen or permanent resident • Foreign language proficiency a plus.
Preferred Qualifications: Additional qualifications: • CPA is preferred and other certifications a plus • SOX 404 experience desired • Knowledge of Microsoft Access and data extraction and analysis skills desired Relocation is not offered.
  
Education: Bachelor's
  
Certifications: Certified Public Accountant
  
Total Years of Experience: 3-4+
  
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