Staff & Senior Auditor 10% Travel – Northwest Houston –

Our client is a $500MM publicly traded retailer with locations nation-wide. Over 500 locations in 48 states! And they have been in business for over 20 years!

  • Opening: 1 Staff & 1 Senior Internal Auditor. T

 Why work here?

  • 10% travel nationally
  • CPA/CPE support
  • “Get your work done” environment where schedules can be flexible
  • 50% discount on all products
  • One of the few retailers in growth mode
  • ½ day Fridays during Summer
  • 40-45 hour weeks
  • New-hires will be direct reports to the Director of Internal Audit

The Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for the co-development and performance of audits in support of the Company’s internal audit plan and supervision of staff on the internal audit team.

The Senior Internal Auditor will also assist management with the planning, testing, review, and reporting of the Company’s internal controls related to Sarbanes Oxley compliance, as well as performing substantive audit procedures in support of the external auditor’s year-end audit.

Internal Audit Manager – Houston, Texas –

The Internal Audit Manager is responsible for monitoring and updating the organizations risk assessment, preparing and monitoring an annual audit plan, and executing the audit plan.  The Audit Manager will manage a team of internal and outsourced auditors.

Areas of Responsibility and Essential Duties include:

  • Maintains and annually updates the organizations Risk Assessment.
  • At least annually updates an Internal Audit Plan.
  • Creates, monitors, and tests all internal controls.
  • Guides internal audit decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors.
  • Achieves budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Prepares internal audit reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing internal audit information.
  • Completes internal audit requirements by scheduling and assigning employees and/or outsourced consultants; following up on work results.
  • Maintains internal staff and outsourced consulting staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains internal staff and outsourced consulting staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Protects the organization by keeping financial information and plans confidential.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Adheres to and promotes the values, policies and procedures of the organization.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or business.  Graduate degree preferred.
  • Current CPA license.
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience with increasing responsibility.
  • Managing Processes, Financial Software, Developing Standards, Audit, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Tracking Budget Expenses, Financial Skills, Analyzing Information, Developing Budgets, Performance Management.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage people and supervise work assignments.
  • Must be able to set goals and complete duties and assignments under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Resourceful, detail oriented, strong time-management skills and the ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize.
  • Highly developed written and oral communication, customer service, and problem solving skills.
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of grammar usage, letter writing, and proofreading.

Internal Auditor – NW Houston – less than 25% travel –


• Perform all aspects of a full audit examination with limited managerial guidance. Essential elements of an Audit will include audit planning, walkthroughs, audit program development, risk and control identification, status reporting, decision-making, and time/budget management
• Plan, organize, and perform various audits.
• Develop accurate, meaningful and complete audit work papers and draft reports that adequately support audit findings and document work performed.
• Develop issue based reports based on audit points, summarize findings and recommendations.
• Prepare draft audit report to departmental and client management for review and discussion.
• Suggest recommendations on ways to improve audit work processes.

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, will consider other degrees based on level of Senior Auditor experience.
• CPA, CFA or CIA (or progress towards completion) preferred

• Minimum of two years of relevant and progressive Internal Audit
• Working knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, internal auditing standards, and GAAP
• Experience in leading projects and proven ability to drive results

Spanish Speaking Internal Auditor – Houston –


  • Prepare, Conduct, Discuss and Document Internal Audits in group companies of the North and Latin America regions.

  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and make value recommendations to improve the overall control environment.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, cost-effective control, cost savings, and revenue enhancement.

  • Perform special projects



  • Review key financial information and determine if it is adequately stated in the Management Accounts/Financial Statements and supported.

  • Check compliance with internal guidelines from Group and regional levels

  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and make value recommendations to improve the overall control environment

  • Follow up on implementation of agreed action plans

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, cost-effective control, cost savings, and revenue enhancement.

  • Adequately document and support all audit findings

  • Prepare audit reports that effectively communicate audit findings, potential risk, and recommendations

  • Communicate effectively with all levels in an international organization

  • Perform special audits at the direction of the V.P. of Corporate Internal Audits as well as participation in special projects



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field ideally with professional certification (e.g. CPA or CIA)

  • Minimum of 3 years auditing experience with public accounting firm (e.g. Big 4) or in industry

  • Knowledge of international accounting standards

  • Excellent knowledge of internal controls and operational procedures and processes

  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels and from foreign countries

  • Strong English and Spanish language skills

  • Knowledge of application systems such as Microsoft Office

  • Willingness to travel frequently to countries in the North and Latin American regions

  • Knowledge of distribution industry would be an advantage



  • Corporate Headquarter in Germany (esp. Corporate Internal Audit Department)

  • Local country and Finance management in the regions

  • Regional CEO and CFO Latin America



  • External auditors and advisors (lawyers, consultants)



  • Reports to Vice President Corporate Internal Auditor (based in Germany)

  • Direct reports: none


    SALARY RANGE: $55k to 65k