Vice President of Audit

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Auditor
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842885_2726474

A Parker + Lynch manufacturing client located in Chicago has a newly created Vice President of Audit position to lead the development of their audit department and practice. With the backing of their private equity firm they have been gearing up the company for a potential IPO and as a result, have built out numerous departments from scratch. The focus of the VP of Audit will be to establish strong financial and SOX audit procedures, as the company eyes the IPO.

There will be an opportunity to establish the practice of operational audits and the audit department as well.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and plan annual operation, compliance, and technology audits
  • Coordinate with accounting departments and external auditors to ensure internal controls compliance
  • Conduct audits to ensure SOX compliance
  • Present to the audit committee
  • Hire and develop an internal audit team

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CPA highly preferred
  • Public accounting experience preferred

To learn more about this position, please submit a resume directly to this posting.