Senior Internal Auditor

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Chicago, IL, US

Job Type:  Accounting/Finance
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

Ryan Specialty Group is looking for a Senior Internal Auditor to join our Chicago, IL team. We are a fast paced, energetic and rapidly growing organization that offers a great opportunity for someone interested in further developing their career. 

Position Summary:

The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for planning and completing internal audits as part of the internal audit plan. Responsibilities includes developing audit scope, procedures, and preparing internal audit reports that reflect work performance results. Additionally, the internal Auditor will be responsible for leading testing, and executing risk based internal audits that provide management with on-going risk and control feedback. 

Essential Functions:
  • Lead internal audit activities with responsibility for planning, execution and reporting results of financial compliance and operational audits.
  • Participate in consultative reviews and special projects as needed. 
  • Perform risk assessments, business process analysis and compliance reviews. 
  • Develop recommendations to strengthen internal controls, improve business processes, and verify that proper internal control safeguards are in place. 
  • Prepare reports to communicate audit results and recommendations to management. 
  • Resolve issues with management and follow up on action plans and recommendations. 
  • Assist with testing of the company's internal controls. 
  • Clearly conveys information and ideas through a variety of channels, to individuals, or groups in a way that engages and impacts the audience.
  • Proactively establishes relationships and routines to convey critical business information. 
  • Systematic applications of a combination of inductive and deductive reasoning to examine information, interpret results and arrive at a well-founded logical conclusions.
  • Builds broad based-business relationships across the organization. 
  • Able to juggle multiple demands to achieve optimal efficiency and productivity while ensuring business deadlines and requirements are met. 
  • Exhibits strong drive for results and success; conveys a sense of urgency to achieve outcomes and exceed expectations.
  • Fosters collaboration among team members and business partners throughout the organization. 


  • BA/BS degree in Accounting/Finance, or Business Administration.  
  • 5+ years of internal audit and/or insurance industry experience with knowledge of accounting, finance and internal control areas. 
  • Experience with data analysis and extraction tools. 
  • Understanding of internal controls and control frameworks. 
  • Professional Certification (e.g, CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. 
Ryan Specialty Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Chicago