Internal Audit Consultant

$70 - $80 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 134883
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Our client is a leading Fin-Tech company revolutionizing the financial services industry through innovative technology and a commitment to customer experience. We are recruiting a talented and experienced Internal Audit Consultant to join a growing team and play a vital role in safeguarding the financial health and operational effectiveness of this company.

As the Internal Audit Consultant, you will be working directly with the CFO and accounting team to ensure that the company follows proper accounting procedures and complies with regulations. This position is hybrid, at their office in the South Loop area of Chicago.

Internal Audit Consultant Responsibilities:
  • Conduct risk-based internal audits across various business functions, including financial reporting, operations and technology
  • Develop and execute comprehensive audit plans, including defining scope, methodology and testing procedures
  • Perform detailed testing of internal controls, identify potential control weaknesses and assess associated risks
  • Analyze data, identify trends and prepare insightful reports with clear and concise recommendations for improvement
  • Collaborate with management to effectively communicate audit findings and recommendations, and work collaboratively to implement corrective actions
  • Stay current on relevant accounting principles, auditing standards and emerging Fin-Tech industry trends
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the internal audit function by identifying and implementing new approaches and methodologies

Internal Audit Consultant Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in internal auditing, preferably within the Fin-Tech industry, or within Professional Services
  • Strong understanding of internal control frameworks, including COSO
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Proficient in Excel and any audit software (e.g., ACL)

Please apply if you have internal or external audit experience and would like to work on a long-term consulting engagement as an Internal Audit Consultant. Even if you don’t meet all the requirements, we still would like to speak with you!

Thank you,

Allee Struve
Team Lead – Management Resources
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

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