Audit Senior

Recruiter
LKQ Corporation
Location
Chicago
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jun 2019
Closes
22 Jun 2019
Job role
Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
As a part of our continued growth, we are looking for a dedicated and passionate Audit Senior to join our team! In this role, you will be responsible for conducting SOX compliance and operational audits throughout the company and provide reports addressing identified risks. The ideal candidate needs to be very detail–orientated and willing to work at a very fast pace while maintaining the quality and accuracy set forth in the job expectations. If you like growth and working with happy, enthusiastic individuals, you'll enjoy a career with us!

Essential Job Duties:
  • Perform financial and operational audits to determine compliance with policies and procedures and to evaluate the effectiveness on internal control systems.
  • Lead the effort to document, monitor and communicate LKQ's overall Sarbanes–Oxley (SOX) compliance activities.
  • Keep abreast of changes in SOX, auditing and accounting professional standards and recommend modifications to Internal Audit's strategies and annual plan as necessary.
  • Prepare objective, accurate and factual audit reports for managers, executive management and the audit committee.
  • Monitor management's achievement of committed action plans from prior audits to ensure complete follow–thru and closure of identified risks.
  • Assist external auditors in performing audit tests as requested.
  • Develop audit programs by determining the audit objectives, procedures and internal controls required to ensure that Company policies and procedures are operating as Management intends.
  • Perform other duties as required.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    • Assist in the training and supervision of less experienced auditors in planning and completing their regular work assignments.
    • As required: Review audit reports and work papers prepared by less experienced auditors to ensure adequate documentation supports the audit findings and to determine whether recommendations to improve internal controls are effective and reasonable.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • 2–4 years of public accounting or public company experience
    • CPA, CIA, or CISA certification or in process of obtaining certification
Job Requirements:

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or Finance and/or 2 or more years in public accounting or internal auditing.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Must have good verbal and written communication skills and be able to interact with all levels of management. Experience in supervising staff in conducting audit assignments, performing evaluation, and multitasking.

MACHINES, EQUIPMENT, AND SOFTWARE: Computer, multi–user telephone system, copier, fax machine, Microsoft Office software, and Internet.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: Must have the ability to sit and use a computer for long periods of time. Must be able to travel.

LKQ offers competitive pay and a very generous Benefits package that includes:

401k Plan with generous employer match, Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability), Paid Time–Off, Paid Holiday and Tuition Reimbursement program