Staff Internal Auditor
Downers Grove, IL 
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description

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Staff Internal Auditor:

Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, the Staff Auditor is responsible for facilitating the organization's global risk management approach by participating in audit projects in support of the annual audit plan and management's requests. The Staff Internal Auditor generally assists with the execution of all phases (planning, fieldwork, reporting, and follow-up) of Univar's Internal Audit projects, including assurance and advisory services. The Staff Internal Auditor participates in the execution of financial, operational, SOX 404, and ad-hoc projects.

Internal Audit is responsible for assessing internal controls over financial reporting, compliance with laws and regulations, the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and safeguarding of Company assets. Internal Audit is responsible for finding opportunities for operational and control improvements to mitigate risk and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of processes across the Company's global businesses.

The Internal Audit strategy is focused on being a talent pool for the organization, optimizing and evolving our service delivery methodology and offerings, and building productive relationships within and outside the organization.

What You'll Do:

Complete audit projects with quality and timeliness and ensure the business has been improved/strengthened

Assist where and as needed in the execution of the SOX program, including walkthroughs, control testing, identifying remediation procedures, and conducting risk assessments

Partner with Management to effectively communicate and resolve issues identified through audits.

In conjunction with the Seniors, Managers and Directors, perform risk assessment activities throughout the year via ongoing analysis, maintaining relationships with key members of management, and staying close to what is going on in the industry and the business

Build and maintain strong and productive relationships with members of management and our independent auditors

Provide thought leadership to all we do to continuously move the Department forward

Purposefully develop technical, intangible, and soft skills/abilities

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting from fully accredited four year institution is required; Master's degree preferred
  • Less than 3 years audit experience (preferably with the Big 4 or national/regional CPA firm and/or similar experience in corporate Internal Audit)
  • CIA and/or CPA (or willing to obtain one in the near future)
  • Experience at the Staff Auditor level
  • Experience completing assurance and advisory services
  • Knowledge of audit procedures and techniques
  • Experience performing operational, financial, and compliance audits of processes and controls
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Where You'll Work:

  • This is a hybrid based role that will report out of our Downers Grove, ILlocation.

What You Can Expect:

Univar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more. Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet!

We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees' physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.

Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe!

We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry.

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


Univar is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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