Salary Mid-Point: $80,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor I

Employment: Full-time with benefits

Company Location: Downtown Chicago

Industry: Manufacturing

Start Date: October 2019

Salary Range: $75,000.00 to $85,000.00 / year

Work Experience: Auditing Required (3 years or more)

Travel: Up to 50%



Ensures successful completion of assigned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of pre-planning and wrap up activities. Depending on assigned engagement, reports to one or more member(s) of the Internal Audit senior management team. Applies risk and control concepts to scenarios encountered and identifies any potential issues. Communicates identified issues with Internal Audit senior management to ensure any potential concerns are addressed in a timely and effective manner.



  • Conducts assigned audit engagements successfully from beginning to end
  • Identifies and communicates issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk
  • Ensures audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances, and risk
  • Develops audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives
  • Obtains and reviews evidence, ensuring audit conclusions are well-documented
  • Ensures adherence at all times to all applicable department and professional standards
  • Communicates assigned tasks to engagement team in a manner that is clear and concise ensuring high quality, accurate, and efficient results
  • Organizes personal efforts to be risk-based, productive, and efficient at all times
  • Ensures adequate focus on personal professional growth relevant to taking on more challenging assignments, in line with standard audit career progression – proactively seeks relevant education and training opportunities
  • Performs other related duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Between 3-7 years of audit experience is required, as well as one or more relevant professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE)
  • Public accounting firm experience is required
  • Manufacturing and cost accounting experience strongly desired



  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally, up to 50%
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, statutory and other complex accounting principles, internal controls, business processes, and COSO and IIA standards
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are mandatory
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High level MS Office proficiency, especially in Excel (e.g., Vlookups, pivot tables, macros, etc.)
  • Strong internal control orientation, both business process/financial and IT
  • Ability to present complex business issues to all levels of management
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application
  • Proactive in researching business best practice concepts in order to apply as appropriate
  • Solid listening skills and ability to identify gaps in logic – inquisitive, and professionally skeptical, in nature
  • Strong organization and follow up skills including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet all deadlines and commitments
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately and efficiently; proactive in asking clarifying questions to ensure work effort is directed wholly toward desired outcome
  • Ability to identify underlying cause of an issue raised
  • Ability to identify sensitive issues and facilitate communications in a proactive manner to avoid surprises

For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format to Cameron Wall at