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Title:  IT Audit Manager


Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company:  Univar Inc
Requisition ID:  9607

It starts with great chemistry.


Univar is more than a distribution company – we’re a leading, global partner dedicated to improving quality of life for our customers through the products, expertise, and relationships that serve the world’s most essential industries. Founded in 1924, with global headquarters in Downers Grove, IL, Univar generated $8+ billion in sales in 2016 – securing the #1 market position in North America and the #2 market position in Europe.


Creating great chemistry is not just about the innovative products and services we safely deliver to customers around the world. It also takes people – people like you – and today, our worldwide team of more than 8,000 employees is helping build a company where the best people want to work. If you’re looking for an experience where your actions will make a positive difference every day, you’ve come to the right place.


The IT Audit Manager is responsible for the organization’s global risk management approach by leading audit projects in support of the annual IT audit plan. This role is a great opportunity for someone that would find it interesting to manage multiple types of projects including consulting, assessments, audit, compliance, and investigation work. The Manager will oversee the risk based audit plan while managing a team of experienced auditors. They will partner with both management and the Director of Internal Audit & SOX to assess the risks and determine the appropriate level of Internal Audit involvement to add optimum value to the organization. 


Duties include:

  • Executing, managing, and scheduling the annual IT audit plan timely
  • Assist in conducting risk assessments and updating the IT audit plan accordingly 
  • Overseeing the development of value-based audit programs and deliverables
  • Managing staff at varying levels of experience including hiring, promotion, salary, and performance appraisal
  • Managing the development of technical and soft skills of IT audit staff through staffing of assignments, mentoring, and internal and external training
  • Managing the preparation and issuance of audit reports to assure that all significant risk and weaknesses in internal controls are identified and that cost effective recommendations to address deficiencies are generated
  • Reviewing audit planning documents, work programs, SOX testing work papers and final reports Managing and ensuring appropriate and timely issue remediation
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge of all aspects of company operations and IT landscape
  • Consulting with all levels of management, specifically the global technology group, on internal control related topics or other areas of specific expertise
  • Conduct SOX IT risk assessment, control identification, test planning, and testing within company and external auditor standards
  • Preparing annual and quarterly reporting to the audit committee.
  • Partnering with SOX program managers to ensure all IT key controls are tested
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested.


Requirements are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information technology from fully accredited four year institution is required; Master’s degree is a plus
  • Minimum 5-7 years relevant industry or public accounting experience (preferably with the Big 4 or national/regional CPA firm and/or similar experience in corporate Internal Audit)
  • CPA and/or CIA required; CISA and CFE considered a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of internal audit standards, procedures, and techniques
  • IT auditing skills including assessments of project activities and application audits
  • Experience working with management and external auditors to evaluate IT General Controls in support of a SOX program
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Cobit and COSO 2013 Framework familiarity
  • Solid understanding of technology risks and controls relevant to a complex corporate IT environment
  • Sarbanes-Oxley experience a plus
  • Strong understanding of professional audit standards, COSO, and GAAP
  • Strong experience performing data analysis/analytics, ACL experience a plus
  • Knowledge of IT audit concepts utilized in executing integrated audits
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, including international
  • Knowledge and experience working with MS Office Suite, with advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with SAP a plus


Univar 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.


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous vacation and sick leave and much more.



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