Senior Internal Auditor in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Finance Audit

Job Posting Title:

Senior Internal Auditor

Job Description:

Reporting to the Manager, Internal Audit, this role will work with the department’s leadership team to transform virtually all aspects of the function as both the Board of Directors and executive leadership are now looking for the function to provide visible and tangible value to the organization, beyond the ordinary compliance activities.  This will be accomplished by driving the appropriate Internal Audit Department strategy.

The Departmental strategy will include building a talent pool to feed the organization, building-out and deploying process improvement methodologies, and cultivating stakeholder relationships.

In addition to assisting in driving of certain elements of the Internal Audit Department strategy, this role will be responsible for leading virtually all aspects of audit projects.  The Department also receives numerous requests from management to participate in a variety of business initiatives and this position would be involved, as appropriate. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Scope, perform, and lead audit projects and the related project teams, facilitating quality and timeliness and ensuring the business has been improved/strengthened

  • Purposefully develop the Staff’s technical, intangible, and soft skills/abilities

  • In conjunction with the Managers and Directors, perform risk assessment activities throughout the year via ongoing analysis, maintaining relationships with key members of management , and staying close to what is going on in the industry and the business

  • Provide thought leadership to all we do in an effort to continuously move the Department forward

  • Build and maintain strong and productive relationships with members of management and our independent auditors

  • Assist the Directors and Managers, as appropriate, in driving the recruitment process for the Department

Experience and Education:


  • 4-6 years of experience

  • Big 4 public accounting, Fortune 500 internal audit or accounting/finance, manufacturing/distribution/retail industries

  • Experience at the Senior Auditor level

  • Experience leading both assurance and advisory services projects

  • Experience operating in fast-paced, high change, complex environments


  • Consumer packaged goods industry experience

  • Knowledge of SAP


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required – Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, other appropriate business

  • Certification/Licensure Required (or in process) - CPA, CIA, or CISA

Travel Requirements:         15-20%

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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