Senior Internal Auditor in Warrenville, IL at The HEICO Companies, LLC

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Since its founding 30 years ago The Heico Companies LLC has grown from a single business to over 60 separate companies through an aggressive acquisition policy, and by reinvesting its earnings into internal growth and new prospects. Historically talented at restoring distressed companies, Heico also strategically targets acquisitions that will complement its ever-growing portfolio of companies in manufacturing, construction, shipping, and industrial services.

These four core operations are organized into platforms: Heico Metal Processing Group, Heico Construction Group, Ancra Group, and Pettibone LLC. Once acquired, new Heico companies are assigned to a platform and run on a stand-alone basis, allowing for great independence as well as the opportunity to share knowledge about markets, production processes, and management practices across other Heico platforms and companies.

Heico continues to seek out new opportunities and maintain its standard of success. The Heico Companies LLC has remained a privately held company since its creation and maintains a majority ownership in each of its operations, which generate more than two billion dollars in revenues.nbsp; Many of our businesses are certified Woman-owned Business Enterprises (WBE).nbsp; This opportunity is located at 27501 Bella Vista Parkway, Warrenville, IL 60555.

The Position

The Senior Internal Auditor will lead financial, operational, compliance and strategic audits for all companies within the Heico portfolio.nbsp; This position reports to the Manager of Internal Audit.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and participate in all phases of financial, operational, compliance and strategic audits, including planning, scheduling, execution and oversight of testing, summarization of results, report preparation and follow-up with management on effective and timely remediation.

  • Perform audit activities to ensure timely completion and to maximize efficiency of audit approach.

  • Analyze data to understand trends and risk patterns and recommend adjustments to the audit processes based on results of analytics.

  • Assist Internal Audit management to identify internal control and financial statement risks as well as business process improvement opportunities; develop plans appropriate to address risks and opportunities in a timely fashion.

  • Actively seek opportunities to develop new audit processes or implement improvements to existing audit processes to enhance overall effectiveness of the Companys audit department.

  • Keep abreast of Finance team priorities and initiatives as well as Heico business unit, and Internal Audit Industry developments to ensure audit activities and plans are responsive to organization needs and follow the most recent best practices.

  • Assist with special projects as designated by the Internal Audit management team or Executive Management. This may include, but is not limited to, process or control redesign, fraud analysis, consultation on system implementation, investigation of potential non-compliance, etc.

  • Communicate audit results and ensure that results are understood, presented fairly, properly documented, and appropriate action plans are put into place and agreed upon by management.

  • Support annual external financial audits of the Company and its subsidiaries.

  • Assist merger and acquisition efforts through due diligence support and post-closing integration process.

Job Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Preferred CPA and/or CIA

  • 2-5 years in public accounting and/or 2-5 years in internal audit, preferably in a large manufacturing company

  • Knowledge ofInstitute of Internal AuditorsInternal Audit Standards and Code of Conduct

  • Knowledge of generally accepted auditing principles, practices, and theory

  • Self-starter capable of working independently with minimal supervision

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel

  • Familiarity with MS SharePoint, Resolver (GRC audit management software), IDEA (Data mining software) or Tableau (data visualization software) a plus

  • Experienced working in team environments

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • 30-50 travel, including international

  • Fluency in Spanish or French or Mandarin a plus