Corporate Internal Auditor in Hoffman Estates, IL at Transformco

Date Posted: 6/12/2021

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 1004281BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR Holding Management LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Audit
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

Job Summary:

The Corporate Internal Auditor is a member of an integrated audit team, and works on compliance, assurance, and advisory work while under the supervision of a Senior Corporate Auditor. This position scopes, executes, and reports on audits of Transformco organizational and functional activities and operations, as well as assists in the execution of store and Distribution Center audits under the direction of an Audit Manager.

Job Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Assesses risk based on current company strategy, stakeholder insights, and current industry best practices
  • Has knowledge of data analysis methodologies and maintains an awareness of key fraud risk indicators
  • Adapts audit approach to changes in the audit plan, company strategy, or department goals
  • Participates in the development of audit programs by defining scope and audit objectives based on risk area, stakeholder input, and appropriate audit planning knowledge and skills
  • Executes the planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases of audit assignments under supervision of either a Senior Internal Auditor or Audit Manager
  • Follows up, when necessary, on management action plans
  • Communicates progress of audit objectives and testing with clients, audit project team members, and/or the Audit Manager on a timely basis
  • Prepares written communications, such as audit reports, client correspondence, memos, and other working papers that document the procedures performed, findings, and conclusions
  • Conducts closing meetings with clients to discuss audit results and management action plans for corrective actions
  • Interacts with client personnel throughout the organization and demonstrates a commitment to continually improve the organization by advising and communicating proper control procedures to provide guidance and clarification of policies
  • Influences and drives actionable management responses to audit findings in order to drive results and affect change to improve the control environment
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, or related field (i.e., Finance or Accounting)
  • Minimum one years' experience in the field of internal auditing or public accounting
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written
  • Knowledge of general business and economic developments, as well as the ability to gain an understanding of the Company's industry and related control risks
  • Ability to work independently and within a team of 2-5 people
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Highly motivated, innovative thinker (self-starter)
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Lync, Access, Outlook, and Microsoft Explorer
  • Ability to learn the current department working paper database and scheduling tool (i.e., TeamMate)
  • Ability to develop a high-level proficiency with relevant store systems needed for project execution in both Kmart and Sears formats, including Distribution Centers
  • Proficiency in Business Process Mapping
  • Influencing, facilitation, and negotiation skills
Preferred Skills:
  • Transformco retail services/store operations or loss prevention experience preferred
  • Professional credentials preferred: CPA, CIA, and/or CFE


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