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Title:  Senior IT Auditor


Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company:  Univar Inc
Requisition ID:  9697

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.


This position is responsible for facilitating the organization’s global risk management approach by leading or participating in audit projects in support of the annual audit plan and management’s requests. The Senior IT Auditor either leads or assists with the execution of all phases (planning, fieldwork, reporting, and follow-up) of Univar’s Technology Audit projects, including SOX IT General Control audits.  Additionally, the Senior IT Auditor participates in the execution of Univar’s SOX program.


Duties include:


  • Assist and/or plan the objectives and scope of complex IT audit assignments, execute fieldwork, and conduct opening and closing meetings with department heads and senior management.
  • Assist where and as needed in the execution of the SOX program, including walkthroughs, control design and testing, identify remediation procedures, and conduct risk assessments.
  • Partner with Management to effectively communicate and resolve issues identified through audits.
  • Prepare audit reports of findings and recommendations to Management.
  • Work on special projects and management requests.
  • Conduct investigations, including planning, fieldwork, and reporting as required by Management.
  • Supervise auditors and contractors on a project basis.
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested.


Requirements are:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years audit or technology experience (preferably with the Big 4 or national/regional firm and/or similar experience)
  • CIA and/or CISA (or willing to obtain one in the near future)
  • Prior experience with Sarbanes-Oxley programs IT general controls, including project work and program support, test of design, test of operating effectiveness, and remediation planning.
  • Solid understanding of emerging trends and best practices in corporate governance over financial reporting, Internal controls (COSO Framework & PCAOB Standards)
  • Knowledge and experience working with MS Office Suite, with strong Excel skills
  • Foreign language fluency a plus, particularly Spanish


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.




Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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