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Internal Audit Senior

Date: Feb 16, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.


Beam Suntory currently has the following position open in Chicago Illinois, United States.


Internal Audit Senior  




Support the delivery of the mission and vision of the function as it fits into the broader risk and compliance governance process at Beam Suntory through delivery of the internal audit plan aligned with key risks of the business.  This role reports to the Supervisor of Internal Audit and the imperatives of the role are to foster Beam Suntory business knowledge and apply it in the delivery of independent assurance and advisory services to management and the audit committee.  In addition, the position requires building key stakeholder relationships and trust to influence change in the control culture of the company.


This is a great opportunity because...


Beam Suntory offers a unique opportunity for the Internal Audit department to provide strategic audit and advisory services.  This role is an entry-level opportunity on the Internal Audit team based in Chicago, Illinois and supports business leaders to manage risk and seek solutions to add value.  Projects include strategic, operational and process improvement projects that have a measurable impact to the company with a key focus on supporting the execution of our business controls audit program.   We are not seeking ‘check the box’ auditors but instead internal consultants to collaboratively create unique solutions with the business. 


Desired Qualifications


  • Undergraduate degree, with major in accounting, finance, or business administration required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Six Sigma or other relevant certification preferred
  • 2+ years of public accounting, consulting or internal audit related experience preferred
  • Experience in consumer products, spirits, or similar industry
  • Ability to build relationships founded in trust and critically think along with leaders
  • Experience testing controls, reviewing business processes, and advising the business on control and process improvement
  • Ability to influence change and transformation without formally stated authority
  • Proficient level of analytical ability with problem solving techniques informed by data analysis
  • Thrives in an environment with less than complete information and continually changing priorities
  • Ability to adapt to evolving business needs and changes, including different role requirements, or environments and work with a sense of focus and urgency
  • Ability to travel Domestically and Internationally about 20% per year
  • Experience working with ERP software; particularly SAP
  • Driven to exceed expectations through improving quality of work product and self
  • Proficient in MS-Office Suite
  • Language skills a plus including Japanese, Spanish, French, German and Chinese




Beam Suntory is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.  We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago