Internal Auditor II

Job ID 2021-2534
Category
Accounting & Finance
Job Locations
US-IL-Niles
Workplace Arrangement
Hybrid

Overview

Join our growing internal audit team - this is a great opportunity to make an impact on a global company! 

 

As the Internal Auditor II, you will be a key member of our team leading the planning and execution of financial, operational, compliance, integrated IT, and other specialized audit projects in accordance with generally acceptable auditing standards common to the industry.  You'll also assist on internal control design evaluation projects and makes recommendations on business process improvement. 

Responsibilities

  • Leading the planning and tactical execution of financial, operational, compliance, and integrated IT audit projects.
  • Preparing key audit documentation such as scope documents, process flow charts, narratives, risk assessment matrices, audit test workpapers, audit conclusions, and audit reports.
  • Performing audit project risk assessments to identify key risks and related risk-mitigating internal controls.
  • Developing detailed substantive test procedures into an audit program and executing the audit program using an agile audit mindset and approach.
  • Creating well-organized, detailed, complete and appropriate audit evidence and documentation in a manner consistent with department standards and IA Senior Manager expectations to support audit conclusions.
  • Assisting in the preparation and communication of written reports to executive-level business partners and working with all relevant stakeholders identify remediation action plans.
  • Performing follow up activities with remediation action plan owners to gather status updates and to gauge ongoing appropriateness and adequacy of remediation plans.
  • Completing assigned audit projects within prescribed timeframes as set by IA Senior Manager and ensuring project cycle milestones are achieved within resource plans.
  • Assisting with providing guidance, supervision, and training to staff auditors, interns, or guest auditors.
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of stakeholder relationships.
  • Acquiring ongoing professional education and maintaining professional certifications (where applicable).
  • Performing other duties, tasks, and special projects as assigned.
  • Successful Candidates Consistently Demonstrate:
    • Proficiency in all phases of the audit project cycle (planning, fieldwork, reporting, follow-up).
    • Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Being a self-starter with ability to successfully navigate ambiguous situations.
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
    • Professionalism, intellectual curiosity, and overall desire to learn.
    • Ability to communicate succinctly and effectively with all levels of management.
    • Ability to perform in a fast-paced corporate business environment.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance Management, or related field.
  • Two years or more of internal or forensic audit experience (large public firm experience is a plus).
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification is preferred.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting standards (GAAP) and internal auditing professional practice concepts.
  • Ability to travel internationally, if required (less than 10% of total time)

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