Internal Auditor

Glenview, IL 60026 United States of America

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Anixter is a leading global distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical & Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions. We help build, connect, protect and power valuable assets and critical infrastructures. From enterprise networks to industrial MRO supply to video surveillance applications to electric power distribution, we offer full-line solutions, and intelligence, that create reliable, resilient systems that sustain businesses and communities. Through our unmatched global distribution network along with our supply chain and technical expertise, we help lower the cost, risk and complexity of our customers’ supply chains.

We are proud to serve more than 135,000 customers across the world with our world-class inventory, global capabilities, technical expertise and Supply Chain Services. Our three specialized sales forces focus on Network and Security Solutions, Electrical and Electronic Solutions, and Utility Power Solutions.

Founded in 1957 and headquartered in Glenview, IL, Anixter has approximately 9,000 employees, over $8 billion in sales and presence in 300 cities in 50 countries around the globe. Learn more about us at and find out for yourself why Anixter is one of FORTUNE’s "Most Admired Companies,” a Forbes "Best Managed Company" and a B to B "Top 500 e-Business.” 

Anixter is seeking to add an Auditor / Sr Auditor to our corporate headquarter team in Chicago, IL.  This individual will lead or support internal audits globally.  The successful candidate will identify and assess internal and external risks to business objectives, serve as team lead or member on field engagements, and partner and consult with management.  Our team demonstrates dedication to our role through collaboration and information sharing, thinking and problem-solving in new and complex ways, and challenging status quo around company risk and control.


This is a great opportunity for an experienced candidate with strong analytical, communication, project management and interpersonal skills who is interested in taking on new challenges in a progressive audit organization.


Key job responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain positive, productive relationships
  • Coach, educate and consult management on risks and controls and best practices
  • Actively maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Communicate clearly, professionally and effectively, both written and verbal
  • Participate in enterprise risk assessments and audit-specific risk assessments
  • Plan, scope and execute audit engagements
  • Perform audits that include strategic, financial, operational and compliance risk elements
  • Analyze and define control root causes
  • Provide positive assurance as well as identify control issues
  • Prepare clear, concise and accurate workpapers and reports
  • Follow up on corrective actions
  • Participate in investigations
  • Support external audit testing requirements
  • Stay current on emerging industry risks and audit trends
  • Continuously improve internal audit processes


Minimum required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Finance, IT or other relevant combination of education and experience
  • 1-3 years of relevant internal audit experience
  • Broad understanding of business functions and processes and a genuine interest in learning fundamental business drivers
  • Working knowledge of internal control structure (e.g., COSO, COBIT) and audit standards (e.g. IIA, ISACA)
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Proven analytical ability and established problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines while ensuring quality
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Adept at working on teams or independently
  • Demonstrated integrity and work ethic
  • Ability and desire to travel domestically and internationally 25% of the time


Additional desired qualifications:

  • CA, CPA, CIA, CCSA, CFE, CISA, or related certification
  • Experience with industrial wholesale or distribution


Relocation is not offered.


Our Philosophy... At Anixter, we believe everyone has the opportunity and the responsibility to be a leader. We have learned that leading companies are made, not born. They're made by leaders, not by luck. We are interested in people who expect nothing less than the best from themselves and their company.


At Anixter, we are highly committed to the training and development of our employees.  We offer a competitive salary package based on experience, benefits package including 401(k), and unlimited growth potential.  Anixter offers a great working environment that is both highly professional, yet informal. We promote a relaxed, open-door atmosphere, along with entrepreneurial ideas and actions on the part of all employees.  At Anixter, we believe "everyone should do what they do best."  Anixter is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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"Enthusiasm is the greatest business asset in the world. It beats money, power and influence." Read more to find out if Anixter's business style is a good fit for you.

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EEO is the Law, and we comply with every aspect of it. It's part of our values, and the way we conduct business. For more information, click here: EEO is the Law

Anixter is an Affirmative Action employer and an inclusive environment. We welcome all races, ethnicities, genders, religions, and ages, candidates who are veterans, disabled, LGBT, and we welcome diverse viewpoints and experiences. Our employees reflect our customers, vendors, and communities.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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