Salary Mid-Point: $100,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
Company: Global services company
Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor, [Hybrid: 2 days in office typically Tuesday and Thursday]
Company Location: Northbrook (near north Chicago suburbs) - Commutable by Metra train from downtown Chicago with free company shuttle (or walk less than 1 mile) to corporate headquarters.
  • Private company gym onsite
  • Starbucks onsite
  • Subsidized corporate cafeteria
Industry: Service Industry

Additional insight from meetings with hiring manager and HR manager:
Qualifications and Technical Highlights:
  • Lead assigned audit primarily financial and operational (70%) with limited SOX-related audit projects (30%)
  • 3 - 5 years of relevant and progressive work experience
  • Public accounting strongly preferred
  • CPA, CISA or CIA strongly preferred (or in process)
Team Summary:
  • Team size: 12 global staff (VP, Senior Manager, Manager, Lead [3], Senior [5], Associate)
  • Scope (current): 70% financial and operational; 30% SOX (Note: SOX will continue to decrease as separate SOX team take ownership of SOX)
  • Team work experience prior to Company: Primarily public accounting (mostly Big 4), manufacturing industry experience
  • Team travel: Up to 25% both domestic and international (still below 25% from COVID travel restrictions)
    • International audits may require travel for up to 2 weeks
  • Promotions: No set time for promotions; if candidate masters work and ready for promotion, can happen without a supervisor receiving a promotion (culture is to promote as soon as ready)
Summary Responsibilities:
  • Perform high level assessments in a variety of work sites throughout a region or country.
  • Assesses and reports in accordance with Company and client audit protocols on as it relates to established criteria and/or client programs.
  • Expected to have an active mentoring role with trainees, team and lead auditors out on the field.
  • Participate and lead higher level audits; and as such this will involve complex methodologies, advanced analysis, and comprehensive / intricate reporting.
  • Reports will be written in English in an objective, accurate, detailed and timely manner.
Detailed Responsibilities:
  • Execute accurate, objective and high quality assessments by implementing all requirements indicated in the client specific procedures, auditor training and audit scope.
  • Prepare in advance by downloading and reading audit documents and protocols related to upcoming audits
  • Document and report the audit findings/observations.
  • Submit audit reports and communicate audit results to facility management in a professional, objective, and clear manner.
  • Verify the effectiveness of corrective actions taken as a result of audit.
  • Cooperate with and supporting other auditors and staff.
  • Promptly address any clarification queries from the reviewing team and respond to all emails in a timely manner.
  • Complete all assigned training activities and actively participate in training sessions
  • Apply feedback from reviewers, training specialist, quality manager, program managers and client facing team to future work for continuous improvement
  • Treat privileged information with discretion and ensuring all audit related documents and results remain confidential and well-guarded.
  • Update country law profiles for assigned country/region in support of the audit process & advisory services and update appropriate tracking tools.
  • Conduct specialized audits where a higher level of auditing skills and methodology is required (such as RBA, RJC, SMETA, Environmental, Capacity Building and Continuous Improvement, etc.)
  • Mentor role with trainees, team and lead auditors
Education, Certification, Work Experience, Communication Skills, Travel
  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field plus 3 - 5 years auditing and/or equivalent experience and two years internal audit experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of financial, operational and internal systems auditing processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to present oral and written audit conclusions.
  • Professional designation (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.) or willingness to pursue certification.
  • Creative and innovative thinking to problem solve and streamline processes
  • Ability to lead a team of auditors during the execution of a project and/or specialized audits
  • Proficient in internet navigation, e-mail and PC software such as Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Travel - up to 25% domestic and international
 For immediate consideration, please email resume in Word format to Cameron Wall at