Internal Audit- Finance Rotation

Grayson Search Partners in Chicago, IL

  • Industry: Accounting - Corporate Accounting - Senior
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $92,276.67 - 181,960.00 / Year*

Internal Audit provides assurance and advisory services to ensure we are effectively mitigating critical business risks. The role of the Senior Internal Auditor is to lead and deliver audit and advisory projects, including evaluations to ensure business units are in compliance with GAAP, corporate policies, contractual agreements and external regulations. Internal Auditors are also expected to have a high degree of familiarity with the external financial audit process and will lead Internal Audit s direct assistance activities with its external auditors. Internal Auditors will be expected to develop an understanding of the M&A strategy and transaction cycle in order to effectively audit post-acquisition financial statements and performance payments, and to provide other ad hoc transaction support. The ideal candidate will be able to rely on experience and judgment to manage and accomplish the goals of multiple projects concurrently, have a strong desire to improve processes by leveraging data and information systems, and possess a strong sense of creativity and flexibility toward meeting objectives. The internal audit division is looked at as our internal talent pool and candidates can expect to rotate into a different division after one year of performing at a high level.

Job Responsibilities:

Lead in the planning and execution of financial and operational internal audits. This consists of risk-based reviews over financial reporting, operational and regulatory risks and evaluation of the internal control environment.

Provide direct assistance to the external audit firm in connection with the annual financial audit.

Review contingent payment calculations (earnouts, working capital adjustments, etc.) related to acquisitions to ensure compliance with contractual terms.

Work and communicate directly with corporate and regional finance and accounting leadership in a high-visibility position.

Prepare and deliver audit reports over the aforementioned responsibilities to executive management.

Provide ad hoc assistance to the accounting, finance, and M&A departments for special projects as necessary.

Travel Estimated at 15-25% - USA and Canada.

Candidate Requirements:

Bachelor s degree in Accounting or Finance.

1-4 years of experience from a nationally recognized public accounting firm preferred.

CPA / CIA credential preferred.

Strong understanding of internal controls, major business processes, and audit strategies to test these processes.

Experience with Oracle Fusion, Hyperion, Smart View, Business Intelligence or other enterprise accounting and financial information systems is a plus.

Insurance or insurance brokerage industry experience is a plus.

Ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent projects both in a group and independently.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Desire to implement automated and technological solutions to audit, financial and accounting processes.

* Estimated salary

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