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Corporate Auditor

Apply Job ID REF4913D Date posted 04/14/2022 Address 155 Harlem Avenue, Glenview, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

Since its founding more than 100 years ago, ITW has become one of the world’s leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses. We place a high premium on the development of innovative solutions–most of which are developed in tandem with our customers. And we continue to ensure that our customers receive timely, cost-effective service for the innovative products we provide.

ITW’s differentiated business model is composed of a set of unique core capabilities: our proprietary 80/20 business process, customer-back innovation, and our well-known decentralized entrepreneurial culture. These capabilities are unmistakably ITW—and key to our longevity and strong performance.

ITW’s products and solutions are at work all over the world, in deep-sea oil rigs, aerospace technology, bridges and wind turbines, healthcare, the spaces in which we live and work, the cars we drive, and the mobile devices we rely on. We are never, whether we know it or not, more than a few steps from an innovative ITW solution.

Today, ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 200 company that employs nearly 50,000 people with operations in 55 countries with headquarters in Glenview, IL. We are conveniently located across from the Metra commuter rail, with access to an on-site gym, café and active employee resource groups. 

Join the ITW’s Enterprise Audit Services (EAS) team of accomplished audit professionals as a Corporate Auditor with the opportunity to travel domestically and internationally, up to 40% of the year.

In this role you will have the opportunity to visit our business units around the globe, performing financial and internal control audits, as well as providing valuable insight to corporate and unit management.  ITW Audit professionals make a positive impact within our unique decentralized business culture by serving as counselors to business unit leadership and other corporate management. 

At times, our auditors work closely with management on our acquisition projects and work with our external auditors to ensure compliance with our SOX 404 initiative.  Additionally, auditors take part in various special projects utilizing ITW’s ‘80/20 Toolbox’.

Department Overview:

The Enterprise Audit Services (EAS) team consists of 40 audit professionals based in Glenview, IL, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, and Brazil who complete audits around the globe, in teams of 3-6 people each month. The EAS department focuses on developing “Great ITW Leaders” and supporting ITW’s Enterprise Initiatives.  The EAS culture committee engages employees in activities and world events related to Safety, Community, Diversity & Inclusion, Environment, Recognition, and Mindfulness & Wellness.

Things to get excited about:

  • Domestic and International travel (up to 40%), including the ability for leisure travel between audit weeks
  • Flexibility regarding work from home options
  • Dress for your day at the corporate office
  • Generous benefits package including healthcare, 401k matching program, and paid time off
  • Free access to a full gym on the ITW campus
  • The ITW Foundation offers a 3-1 match program, paid volunteer hours, sponsors the David Speer Academy in Chicago, IL and more

Responsibilities:

  • Perform a broad spectrum of financial and internal control audits to assist the external auditors with compliance of the SOX 404 initiative.
  • Analysis/recommendation of process simplification opportunities utilizing a variety of audit and financial analysis tools and techniques.
  • Willingness and ability to take on special projects within the department that are outside the scope of regular audits.
  • Documentation of work performed.
  • Assistance in preparation and delivery of presentations to management.
  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically without restrictions.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting from an accredited university is required.
  • 1+ years of recent experience in auditing, preferably within the manufacturing industry.
  • Knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including active listening and presentation skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate good time management skills by managing multiple responsibilities at once and effectively achieving deadlines.
  • Computer proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and other business software to prepare reports, presentations, summaries and analyses.
  • Certification or working toward a certification such as a CIA, CPA, or CMA is a plus.
  • Strong language capability in at least one other language (preferred).

*ITW Audit Department is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status.

*ITW Audit Department is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status.

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (“ITW” or “the Company”) is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.