Salary Mid-Point: $95,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

SUMMARY

This position participates in audits of the company’s business-related processes, including testing of systems and applications under the scope of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. This role works closely with our information technology team and interacts with business process owners at each of our components. This position influences the design and testing of internal controls over financial reporting.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and conduct internal audits and J-SOX assessments, including prepare workpapers and review the workpapers of other auditors to ensure quality and objectives of audits are achieved
  • Develops comprehensive audit programs, including understanding of current business risks and controls, to identify areas of risk that may require stronger controls and to prioritize audit steps and test plans
  • Performs and documents testing and walkthroughs of processes and controls, with appropriate validation
  • Effectively validates and documents remediation issues and improvement opportunities, and collaborates with process owners to develop practical recommendations
  • Uses various analytical techniques for developing audit programs, testing execution, and issue validation0
  • Prepares and effectively communicates audit artifacts, such as audit programs, work-papers, recommendations, and audit reports
  • Conducts interviews with all levels of personnel, from staff to executive management
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with multiple management levels within the organization while able to work objectively and independently
  • Keeps detailed and well organized audit records.
  • Travel: may require up to 20% domestic and 10% international travel.
  • Other duties may be assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree in accounting
  • Five (5)+ years of experience in areas of accounting, auditing and/or process documentation
  • Relevant certifications (CPA, CA or CIA) preferred
  • Familiarity with COSO 2013 and PCAOB auditing standards
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications with specific emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Secondary emphasis on Visio and Access.
  • Data analytics is a plus.
  • Solid ethical behavior and professionalism.
  • Results driven, seeking challenging assignments.
  • Possess a high-degree of interest in further career opportunities within the TrueBlue organization and professional growth.
  • Strong risk management experience, including: performing assessments and audits, working collaboratively with business and IT process owners designing controls for new lines of business/acquisitions and/or providing input to remediation plans (as necessary)
  • Superior project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills and a keen sense of professional skepticism.