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Title:  Senior Internal Auditor


Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company:  Univar Inc
Requisition ID:  9609

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 purpose of the Senior Internal Auditor is to conduct audit projects in support of the annual audit plan, management’s requests, investigations, and SOX to ensure adequate internal control structure using an audit approach driven by risks that affect operational effectiveness, compliance to regulations and laws, and adherence to Company policies, procedures, and strategy.


Duties include:


  • Assist with planning the objectives, scope, and approach of audit assignments, execute fieldwork, and conduct opening and closing meetings with department heads and senior management.
  • Assist with preparing audit reports of findings and recommendations to management.  
  • Collaborate with management to effectively communicate and resolve issues identified through audits.
  • Conduct investigations, including planning, fieldwork, and reporting as required by management.
  • Work on special projects and management requests.
  • Supervise auditors and contractors on a project basis.
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested.


Requirements are:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting from fully accredited four year institution is required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 2-4 years audit experience (preferably with the Big 4 or national/regional CPA firm and/or similar experience in corporate Internal Audit)
  • CIA and/or CPA (or willing to obtain one in the near future)
  • Bi-lingual a plus
  • Experience with SAP a plus
  • Basic knowledge of GAAP
  • SOX experience, including COSO 2013
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time, including international
  • Knowledge and experience working with MS Office Suite, with strong Excel skills


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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