1. Full-time
  2. Accounting & Finance
  3. Adtalem Global Education
  4. Chicago

Senior Auditor - Hybrid Role


  1. Full-time
  2. Accounting & Finance
  3. Adtalem Global Education




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Company Description


At Adtalem Global Education, we seek to empower students and members to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem is a leading healthcare educator that partners with organizations to proactively address future workforce needs and empowers career development with access to world-class academic curriculums, certifications and training programs across the medical and healthcare industries.

Adtalem institutions and companies include: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Chamberlain University, Ross University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, and Walden University. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) For more information, please visit adtalem.com.

Job Description

Opportunity at a Glance 

$10,000 Sign-On Bonus

How often will you have the unique opportunity to pioneer a role supporting the performance and supervision of internal audit projects? This position will launch the next chapter in your successful career, being a key role in the maintenance of a strong financial control environment at Adtalem Global Education, a leading global workforce solutions provider, in the heart of downtown Chicago.

You will leverage your experience as an audit expert with planning, developing, testing, analyzing, and evaluating financial controls and processes. You will also make recommendations for corrective actions and process improvements to ensure efficient and effective processes and controls.  Your senior-level experience will bring value as you prepare and review workpapers, develop and manage project deadlines, supervise staff auditors, and identify risks for evaluation. This position will report up to the Manager of Internal Audit and will offer cross-functional exposure and opportunities for growth. 

This is a hybrid position; candidates will be required to go into our headquarters located in downtown Chicago. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

- Perform risk assessment activities to develop annual financial controls audit scope, including key IT applications

- Supervise audits related to financial controls from planning to reporting and review work performed by staff auditors

- Supervise the documentation of processes through interviews, observation, inquiry and process flows

- Identify risks and key control activities; drive process improvement

- Prepare written communications, including audit report, correspondence, and memorandums, that document the scope, procedures performed, findings, and conclusions

- Proactively monitor staffing and progress to ensure timely completion of projects within assigned budgets

- Work closely with the external auditors to align on scope, timing, reliance approach and delivery of audit workpapers

- Provide coaching, interview candidates for open staff positions, and train staff

- Proactively communicate within the Audit Services department to keep team abreast of changes (organizational, audit results, regulations, upcoming projects, staffing etc.)

- Interact professionally with personnel at many levels, exercise discretion on confidential matters and work independently

- Actively participate in decision making with management and seek to understand the broader impact of decisions

- Exhibit a professional, business-like demeanor

- Build positive working relationships with process owners

- Complete other duties as assigned.






- Bachelor’s degree required in a related field
- Certification is preferred (CPA, CIA, and/or CISA)
- Must have a minimum of 3 years of relevant business experience with a focus on financial controls audits
- Big 4 public accounting experience is preferred
- Strong understanding of:
            - PCAOB & IIA Standards
            - 2013 COSO framework

- Strong leadership and analytical skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong organizational and project management skills
- Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity

Additional Information

In support of the pay transparency laws enacted across the country, the expected salary range for this position is between $51962.03 and $93918.96. Actual pay will be adjusted based on job-related factors permitted by law, such as experience and training; geographic location; licensure and certifications; market factors; departmental budgets; and responsibility. Our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to learning more about your salary requirements. The position qualifies for the below benefits.

Adtalem offers a robust suite of benefits including:

  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • 401k Retirement Program + 6% employer match
  • Participation in Adtalem’s Flexible Time Off (FTO) Policy
  • 12 Paid Holidays

    For more information related to our benefits please visit: https://careers.adtalem.com/benefits.



Equal Opportunity – Minority / Female / Disability / V / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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