• Internal Audit Manager

    Location US-IL-Northbrook
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  • Overview

    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World. At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.


    Develops and executes internal control and financial/operational audit programs that provide value-added insight to management. Provides risk based audit coverage. Advises management globally regarding audit coverage and scope, and recommends improvement in the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control. Interfaces with and supports the needs of the financial/operational audit staff.


    • Plans and develops financial/operational audit objectives, procedures, and programs. Directs and participates in financial/operational audits to determine compliance with established policies.
    • Provides risk based audit coverage through ongoing proactive risk assessment, planning, and continuous evaluation of risk assessment rankings.
    • Executes financial/operational and internal control system audits. Prepares activity and progress reports.
    • Ensures through direction and management oversight that audit objectives are achieved with respect to efficiency and effectiveness of operations, financial reporting and compliance. Ensures that the Internal Audit function is current in understanding process, systems and environment changes that may impact the audit process.
    • Performs all aspects of audit work for assigned financial and operational audits including report preparation and review, and communication with management regarding audit results.
    • Assists in development of departmental budget.
    • Trains and develops audit staff by identifying appropriate audit techniques and assessing quality of audit work.
    • Manages the performance of direct reports by defining accountabilities, establishing performance objectives, providing feedback and guidance, and ensuring that all policies are understood and adhered to.
    • Travels as needed and performs other duties as directed.
    • Demonstrates the ability to identify an issue through planning, inquiry, testing and/or analysis that later developed into a recommendation that created high customer value.
    • Experience in developing staff skill set in audit and enhancing transferable skills
    • Experience in incorporating data analytics into audit planning and testing required including design and review of test procedures and results
    • Fluency in foreign language preferred (specifically German, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, or Spanish


    University Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field plus seven years auditing and/or equivalent financial experience. Detailed knowledge of financial, operational and internal systems auditing processes. Demonstrated ability to present oral and written audit conclusions. Demonstrated ability to think creatively and to develop new risk based audit methods, programs, procedures, processes or techniques. CPA, CFE or equivalent certification required. Fluency in foreign language preferred (specifically German, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, or Spanish)


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