Pay Rate: $40
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Contract

This is a contract position is based out of our clients downtown Chicago Loop office.  

Responsibilities

  • Participate in planning, execution and reporting of financial, operational, strategic and compliance reviews
  • Evaluates financial and operational risks, and develops audit test plans and procedures to address those risks
  • Conduct audit testing and identify reportable issues and critical matters to be communicated to the Audit Manager or Lead Auditor
  • Evaluate design and effectiveness of internal controls
  • Prepare audit report/memo drafts and finals and verbally communicate findings to senior management
  • Provide assistance to external auditors for substantive procedures and requests
  • Partner with management in support of key internal department projects

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting and Finance
  • 2-5 years of public accounting, internal audit or financial reporting experience, preferably in the manufacturing industry
  • Accounting or audit certification is preferred, CPA or CIA
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and have the ability to quickly learn specialized software or technical tools
  • Willingness to travel - domestically 35%, with possibility of international travel
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively present to peers and senior management
  • Understand current U.S. GAAP, COSO and SOX requirements