Sr Auditor Corporate Audit

Sr Auditor Corporate Audit

LKQ | Chicago, IL, 60290, US
Salary Range:$52,000 – $66,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Assist Corporate Audit (CA) management with the completion of audit activities relating to assurance (risk-based and SOX 404 compliance) and consultancy engagements, internal and special projects, as assigned in accordance with the annual audit plan. Perform the assigned tasks without close or with limited supervision and assist with the follow-up of agreed management actions. Essential Job Duties: Proactively assist the engagement lead/or act as lead in the successful and timely completion of engagement deliverables, from planning to reporting, in line with the internal process and the international standards. Manage personal delivery of allocated activities and test procedures, including testing and documenting controls, creating surveys, updating audit software, interviewing, observing and documenting processes. Proven ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other internal audit project team members. Proactively identify risks and controls and contribute to their evaluation to arrive at an audit opinion. Manipulate, analyze, and interpret disparate or large volume data to extract insight (data analytics). Complete all assigned audit areas and develop high-quality required supporting work papers in a timely manner. Ensure observations from prescribed procedures and practices are fully supported by the inclusion of relevant evidence and corroborated documented information. Draft accurate and factual reporting deliverables, such as weekly status reports and final audit reports. Follow up on the implementation of agreed recommendations and conduct periodic testing of the embeddedness and operating effectiveness of the actions taken to address internal audit observations and findings. Assist in the training and supervision of less experienced auditors in planning and completing their regular work assignments. Assist managers and supervisors to coordinate the interaction with external auditors, as requested. Support the continuous improvement of the internal process and methodologies Commitment to the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) through membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors or one of its affiliate bodies (i.e., The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors). Complete administrative tasks, such as audit repository and tools maintenance, weekly timesheet, travel arrangements, travel and expense reports, IDP (Individual Development Program), performance evaluation, in a timely manner. Participate in internal and/or special projects and strategic initiatives as assigned by CA Management, as needed. Develop positive working relationship with audit team members, stakeholders, and throughout the organization. Assume other duties as assigned. Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance. 5+ years of related experience in Accounting or Finance. 3+ years Audit experience in public accounting and internal auditing in international groups. Qualified, working towards or able to commit to achieving CPA, ACA, ACCA, CIA, CFA, CISA (IT Audit) or equivalent. Preferred Qualifications: Second language preferred: Spanish, French (Canadian or France), German, Czech, Italian, Polish, Dutch. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Fluency in English (written and oral). Intermediate to advanced knowledge of accounting concepts, audit methodologies, risk-based auditing techniques, COSO Internal Control - Integrated Framework, The IIA's International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, other relevant regulations. Sound business and technical acumen, with the ability to navigate a complex organization effectively. Ability to perform root causes analysis. Sound digital skills transferable to data analytics, accounting software and databases. Microsoft Office. Understanding of IT governance processes, business applications and the supporting technical landscape. Ability to analyze technical configuration of operating systems, databases, and applications. Ability to communicate concisely and effectively in both a verbal and written format creating visual reports or presentations. Ability to interact confidently with all levels of management and external parties. Ability to draft written correspondence accurately, grammatically correct and tailored to the intended audience. Actively proofs material prior to submission. Ability to understand verbal and non-verbal cues during discussions. Ability to obtain required information via listening actively and encourages others to engage in dialogue. Ability to determine alternative solutions to problems, evaluate courses of action and relevant areas of risk/opportunity. High attention to detail and inquisitive mind-set. Accurate evaluation of the implications of new information or events. Teamwork supporter and ability to develop cohesiveness in achieving organizational objectives in a highly international environment. Proactive embracement of formal and informal feedback and peer coaching opportunities. Team player role, responsive and support others with a positive attitude. Work to create a positive work environment. Ability to use indirect influence to build consensus and support. Adapts personal style to different situations and people. Ability to manage conflicts. Ability to adjust to changing audit schedule priorities, positive approach to change. Good time management skills. Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: Willingness and ability to domestic and international travel (approx. 30-40 %). Benefits: Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Paid Time Off 401k with Generous Company Match Company Paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Short-Term Disability Employee Assistance Program Tuition Reimbursement Employee Discounts