Sr. Internal Auditor

Ferguson Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:

Ferguson Enterprises is looking for an experienced Senior Internal Auditor to join the Audit Department.


  • Provide an independent and objective assurance and advisory service to senior management and the Audit Committee

  • Execute high quality commercial, operational, financial, and compliance risk-based audit and advisory engagements consistent with Internal Audit methodology

  • Support a team environment with strong commitment to meet departmental goals

  • Lead / in-charge audit engagement and special projects, as required

  • Appraise the effectiveness and efficiency of control procedures, systems and processes

  • Potential to grow within Internal Audit and within the Ferguson business structure


  • Minimal quarterly travel to Headquarters based in Newport News, VA on top of travel to audit engagement locations, in total averaging 35% travel requirement

  • Position is remote, living close to a large airport is ideal

  • Relocation assistance offered if ideal candidate prefers to relocate to our headquarters located in Newport News, VA


  • Perform team lead role on audits: plan, execute and report on audits, with guidance from the Audit Manager

  • Liaise with a range of stakeholders to develop relationships and facilitate the achievement of engagement objectives

  • Apply professional auditing principles and standards to evaluate complex records and operational systems

  • Produce high quality working papers to document the tests performed, results and conclusions

  • Review working papers and assist with the coaching of team members

  • Coordinate and effectively communicate observations and corrective agreed actions verbally and in writing to audit clients

  • Prepare quality draft and final reports for submission to the Audit Manager for review

  • Follow up to ensure corrective agreed actions are achieved within agreed timescales

  • Deputize for the Audit Manager as required

  • Assist in the recruitment of new staff

  • Lead other duties / special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field

  • Certification required (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.)

  • At least 3-4 years' experience in risk-based auditing (internal or external)

  • Experience in a leadership role over small teams

  • Experience with internal controls and/or SOX related matters including system and process documentation required

  • Preferred knowledge of Oracle, Workday, HFM, TeamMate+ and Power BI

  • Excellent analytical and project management skills

  • IT auditing and data analytics experience desirable

  • Exceptional communication, presentation and persuasion skills required

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage deadlines

  • The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

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