Internal Auditor

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

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Our Exciting Work Environment

This position will be based out of Delaware North's new global headquarters, a state-of-the-art, 12-story, mixed-use building in downtown Buffalo, N.Y. The headquarters facility, reflective of our values, integrates the latest advances in environmental, energy conservation and office design.

The Opportunity

What You Will Do

As an Internal Auditor for Delaware North, you will organize and conduct operational, financial, compliance and process audits at corporate and subsidiary unit locations. Identify, and clearly define, audit issues and root causes, recommend improved internal controls and business processes, and ensure that corrective action plans are developed and implemented. Assist with special projects, investigations and ad-hoc requests. Must be able to travel to company sites worldwide which offer services from sports arenas to airports to national parks to gaming destinations, hotels and restaurants.

The majority of the work performed will be audit field work. This includes:

  • Review and evaluate methods of internal control at corporate and at unit locations.
  • Complete narratives, flowcharts and internal control questionnaires when necessary; obtain and evaluate internal control documentation and financial information; perform tests to evaluate controls; gather and document explanations from management using judgment in determining validity of explanation and accuracy of results; test for compliance with corporate policies and generally accepted accounting principles; provide recommendations to minimize deficiencies.
  • Establish strong working relationships with unit management, while maintaining professionalism and independence.
  • Participate in audit planning, providing assistance in compiling audit findings and identifying recommendations for modifications and improvement to systems and procedures.
  • Write audit reports regarding results of audit, to include audit issues, recommendations, and management's response.

Who Do We Want?

Our ideal candidate possess the following:

  • 4 year degree in Accounting, Internal Audit, or Finance, with a strong commitment to pursue CPA, CIA, CFE or other approved certification. MBA or MS Accounting is a plus.
  • Must have a baseline knowledge of audit procedures gained from 6 months+ of work experience. Entry level knowledge of accounting principles and evaluating internal audit standards, procedures and techniques is required.
  • Basic knowledge of internal control concepts, internal auditing standards, COSO, and risk assessment practices. Good ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other team members. I dentify, document, and evaluate internal controls and develop recommendations.
  • Strong MS Office skills required. Training will be provided in PeopleSoft and Teammate Audit Software.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a strong sense of self-confidence to be the expert on site, dealing with personnel at various levels of management.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills, the ability to multitask and work well in an ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to maintain a current knowledge base of audit industry practices and to ensure best practices are always considered.

This job requires 50% national and international travel. Where else can you work where at the end of your day you might take in a baseball or hockey game, visit a national park, or enjoy the employee perks at our resort properties?

Who We Are

Take your career beyond the ordinary-to the extraordinary.

At Delaware North, you'll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it's in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there's no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision, grow with us.

Delaware North is one of the largest privately held hospitality companies in the world. Founded in 1915 and owned by the Jacobs family for more than 100 years, Delaware North has global operations at high-profile places such as sports and entertainment venues, national and state parks, destination resorts and restaurants, airports, and regional casinos. Our 55,000 employee associates are dedicated to creating special experiences one guest at a time in serving more than a half-billion guests annually. Delaware North operates in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurant and catering, parks, resorts, gaming, and specialty retail industries and has annual revenue of about $3 billion. Learn more about Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality, at .

All applicants will be subject to a pre-employment background check and may be subject to a pre-employment drug test depending upon the position and/or client requirements.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.


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