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Internal Audit Manager 24418 in Greater Chicago Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Job Description

Internal Audit Manager

Our client is a leading global distribution company located in the Greater Chicago area.  They are currently looking for an Internal Audit Manager to join their team.  This is a newly created position due to company growth and will have no more than 10% travel! With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, competitive benefits and great amenities.  They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for the corporate internal audit functions for the company. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • The Internal Audit Manager will examine records of departments to ensure recording of transactions and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Develop and implement internal auditing policies, procedures, and program.

  • Manage audit planning, including risk assessment, scope development, review and refinement of audit work programs and staff assignments/logistics.

  • Analyze data obtained for evidence of deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud, or lack of compliance with laws, government regulations, and management policies or procedures.

  • Builds relationships and works with business management and compliance functions to understand business developments, changes, and emerging risks to evaluate impacts on the overall control environment, and adjusts project priorities as needed to ensure adequate risk coverage.

  • Prepare audit reports of findings and recommend corrective action and suggest improvement.

  • Lead, coach and mentor audit staff to ensure successful individual performance, staff development and overall attainment of departmental goals and objectives.

  • Keep current on changes in US GAAP, Audit standards and regulatory changes and drive awareness across the department.

  • The Internal Audit Manager will conduct special studies for management.

Job Requirements

The Internal Audit Manager will possess the following:


  • The Internal Audit Manager will have 8+ years’ combined internal and external audit experience; public accounting and manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Internal Audit Standards and GAAP required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the organization.

  • Demonstrated knowledge or experience in internal controls.

  • Strong computer skills including Excel and audit management software.

  • The Internal Audit Manager will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or other business related field.

  • CPA, CIA and/or CISA required.

Equal Opportunity Employer