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Sr. Auditor

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

Company Overview

Grainger is a global leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions. Our 18,000 employees are driven to serve customers and the community in exceptional ways focusing on delivering the highest level of service. The Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions. Grainger's employees serve customers more than 115,000 times every day through multiple channels. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll be able to develop your talents, and make a difference. Grainger is a Fortune 500 company and a perennial member of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies list.

Position Description

The Senior Auditor position provides a great opportunity for highly motivated candidates to learn the inner workings of a $11B Fortune 300 organization while setting themselves up for great promotional opportunities either within Audit, Finance or the rest of the company.   We are committed to growing team member skillsets and ensuring they have the right foundation to be successful.  


Principal Responsibilities


  • Leads the planning and execution of financial, operational and compliance audits
  • Prepares audit documentation including scope documents, flow charts, narratives, risk control matrices, test results and audit reports
  • Prepares project risk assessments to identify key risks and related controls
  • Develops and executes detailed test steps and audit programs
  • Creates well-organized and complete audit evidence and documentation in a manner consistent with department standards and to support conclusions reached
  • Prepares and communicates written reports to business partners and works with them to identify remediation action plans
  • Completes assigned audit projects and ensures milestones are achieved within budget
  • Provides supervision and training to staff auditors
  • Assists Internal Audit management in the development and maintenance of relationships with business partners
  • Participates in department continuous improvement projects
  • Maintains professional certifications
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

Successful Candidate Attributes


  • 3+ years of related experience.
  • Consistently demonstrates strong critical thinking, analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguous situations.
  • Demonstrates professionalism, intellectual curiosity and desire to learn.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing succinctly and effectively with all levels of management.
  • Ability to travel as needed (estimated <10%) to potentially include international assignments.



  • Bachelor’s degree is required in Accounting, Finance, Business or related degree
  • Professional certification preferred such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud

EEOC Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.