Salary Mid-Point: $120,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Job Title: Lead (Manager) Internal Auditor (not SOX)

Company Location: Northbrook (near north Chicago suburbs) – Commutable by Metra train from downtown Chicago

  • Note 1: Remote working 100% at least through 1/3/22
  • Note 2: Remote working (work-from-home) several days per week indefinitely

Industry: Service Industry

Compensation (target): Market



Demonstrated experience and in-depth knowledge of Company businesses/operations and internal audit processes. Assists department management with risk assessment activities, staff development, and staff performance assessments. Plans, executes and supervises financial, operational and information systems audit engagements to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control processes. Identifies internal control issues/opportunities by reviewing internal controls, testing transactions, and analyzing data and recommends high value-added improvements to management. Communicates business risks, control issues/opportunities, and recommendations via reports. Provides project management for audits, including staffing, scheduling, coordinating, report development, and performance.


  • Executes audit programs to achieve audit objectives by performing audit steps, coordinating audit activity, and preparing documentation.
  • Develops reviews, edits, and submits audit reports and work papers supporting audit conclusions and high value-added improvement recommendations requiring minimal editing by management.
  • Cooperates with outside auditors in support of the external audit.
  • Plans, executes and supervises complex audit assignments. Works under minimal supervision of the department management.
  • Formally trains and develops audit staff and provides significant input into the performance review process.
  • Communicate recommendations to auditors and department management.
  • Provides project management on internal audit engagements and provides direction and guidance to audit staff.
  • Assists in the development of risk assessment.
  • Demonstrates the ability to identify an issue through planning, inquiry, testing, and/or analysis that later developed into a recommendation that created high customer value.
  • Shown capability of formulating and presenting control assessments to clients and Company Management.
  • Assists department management in planning and scheduling audits based on the audit plan approved by the audit committee.
  • Assists in addressing team morale issues as they arise.
  • Proactively markets the department as “world-class” and as a high value add resource to the organization.
  • Demonstrates thinking creatively and developing new risk-based audit methods, programs, procedures, processes, or techniques.
  • Performs other duties as directed.


Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Public accounting experience with a Big 4 or middle-market firm and at least five (5) years of overall audit-related experience, and two (2) years of internal auditing experience
    • Business process and advisory experience will be considered as a plus
  • Academic background in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A passion for learning and training staff
  • Customer-centric mindset with an aptitude for creative problem solving
  • CPA, CA, CIA or CISA certification
  • Fluency in other languages in addition to English will be considered as a plus
  • Travelling up to 15 % might be required (per Company’s safety policy)
  • Visa/sponsorship is not provided by Company


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