Salary Mid-Point: $90,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
 

 

SUMMARY

The Internal Auditor is under direction of the Internal Audit Manager or Vice-President of Internal Audit. Primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the timely execution of risk-based annual audit and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance projects. Actively participate on, and at times, lead internal audit projects responsible for the planning, execution, and reporting results of operational and SOX compliance audits.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform work under the direction of the Internal Audit Manager and the VP of Internal Audit to execute SOX compliance; can include individual or multiple audit assignments
  • Perform walk-throughs, review the design of internal controls, and document the SOX controls and flowchart
  • Conduct audit testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk
  • Self-review audit work papers to ensure for quality and compliance with the department's audit methodology
  • Use available technical resources and tools to research and expand sphere of knowledge to enhance work product
  • Identify and address management needs through building solid relationships, understanding the company business, and actively participating in management discussions
  • Execute day-to-day engagement operations, prepare concise, accurate documents, and balance project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues; communicate potential conflicts to Internal Audit Manager
  • Projects as requested by management

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA, CIA, or MBA or progress toward obtaining these certifications are preferred
  • 1 - 3 years audit experience through internal auditing and/or industry experience
  • Public accounting experience is preferred
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills
  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks
  • Understand current U.S. GAAP, COSO, and SOX requirements