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Internal Auditor
Ref No.: 17-03830
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 82,000.00 /Year
A preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas they support are seeking an Internal Auditor for their Chicago Office. This individual will be a key resource in helping drive the execution of the annual Internal Audit plan, with the overall objective of assessing the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls within each of the Firm's offices and specific functional areas. These activities require the individual to successfully work as a part of the audit team in executing fieldwork, which include audit interviews to identify the sources of business risk, documenting and testing of processes and controls, and drafting and vetting of audit findings, issues and related actions plans.
Essential Job Duties Include:
  • Design and development of audit test plans to ensure internal controls comply with Firm policies and procedures, and are operating efficiently and effectively
  • Create work products such as audit analyses, correspondence, working papers and reports that document the audit procedures, finding and recommendations
  • Perform, evaluate, document, and communicate audit results
  • Identify control gaps from testing and assist in the design of action plans for remediation
  • Track and maintain internal control review reports and follow-up action plans by periodically communicating with personnel regarding action plan status and documenting responses
  • Keep abreast of new audit regulations/trends, audit methodologies, best practices, and tools
  • Assist Internal Audit Manager with on-going special projects; work associated with special projects will vary based on the current needs of the Firm
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by the Audit Committee and/or Senior Management
Qualifications & Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Two to three years of experience with "Big 4"/other national CPA firm and/or in-house internal audit experience.
  • CPA certification is required; CIA designation and law/professional services firm experience are pluses.
  • The individual must be able to grasp information quickly, be able to multi-task, and communicate effectively via verbal and/or written communications.
  • The individual should be flexible and able to work under time pressure to meet deadlines and respond to requests.
  • very organized, proactive and results oriented
  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint presentation experience are also required as the Internal Auditor will be expected to present findings and recommendations in a clear and compelling manner.
  • should desire to learn new skills and expand his/her existing skills over time. Approximately 20% domestic and international travel possible.
Third Party Applications Not Accepted