Senior Internal Auditor in Rolling Meadows, IL at MYR Group Inc.

Date Posted: 2/9/2021

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Job Description

MYR Group Inc., one of the oldest and largest electrical contractors in the country has an opportunity for a Senior Internal Auditor in Rolling Meadows, IL.  Highly competitive benefits and total compensation packages complement an employee-driven culture and high quality of work-life balance.


Performs and leads audits for assigned areas of operations, including financial (60%), operational (10%) and compliance audits (30%), in accordance with acceptable audit standards and within stipulated schedules and budgets.  Maintains effective working relations with financial and operational management.

The Senior Internal Auditor – District Audit Lead duties, within the general guidelines provided by the Director of Internal Audit (DIA) include:

  • Performs audit engagements of reviewing organizational and functional activities to ensure risks are appropriately identified, associated audit procedures are applied and related controls are designed and operating to mitigate the identified risks.
  • Assists in the identification of those activities subject to audit coverage, evaluates their significance and assesses the degree of risk inherent in the activity in terms of materiality, cost and schedule; Enacts thorough and practical knowledge of audit methodology techniques; Leads discussions to obtain detailed understanding of business or functional area processes, systems and applications.
  • Prepares audit reports with the DIA for the assigned project; participates in communication with management about reports and related issues and recommendations.
  • Assists with the testing and evaluation of annual SOX 404 assessments by validating the process controls to ensure they are designed and operating effectively and communicates any SOX 404 findings to the business owners effectively.
  • Maintains multiple areas of the internal audit software (How-To documentation, District Audit information, Client Survey’s, Tickler File and other reports) – AuditBoard.
  • Maintains annual calendar of internal audits throughout the year based upon approved internal audit plan.
  • Inputs internal audit invoices through the JDE E1 platform for A/P processing.
  • Assists the DIA in the development and maintenance of client relationships.
  • Assists the DIA in mentoring and monitoring Staff Auditor.
  • Monitors accomplishment of objectives directed toward increasing Internal Audit's ability to serve management in a professional, efficient and effective manner.
  • Maintains professional certifications and related educational requirements.
  • Understand and comply with MYR’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards.
  • Other duties as required.

Job Requirements


  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of processes, risks and internal controls.
  • Thorough understanding of audit methodologies and processes (e.g., COSO, GAAS).
  • PC proficiency in MSOffice applications (Excel, Word, etc.).  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.  
  • Ability to communicate succinctly and effectively with operating, divisional and executive management.
  • Strong analytical, deductive and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Understanding and proficiency of technical accounting concepts (e.g., GAAP).
  • Understanding and proficiency in the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF).
  • Must be willing to travel 30 - 50%.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related degree.  Professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is required.  A Certificate in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) is a plus.   
  • Three to eight years prior audit experience is preferred.  Big 4 or “second-tier” (Grant Thornton, Crowe Horwath, McGladrey or BDO) public accounting or consulting experience preferred.


  • Practical knowledge of construction industry.
  • Practical knowledge of JD Edwards.
  • Practical knowledge of internal audit software (AuditBoard).
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) experience is a plus.
  • Data analytics and IT audit experience is a plus.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Apply at:  Complete work history OR resume attachment is a must to be considered for employment. If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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