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Senior Internal Auditor

Senior Internal Auditor

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Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries. Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Westchester, Illinois, we turn grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions. Serving customers in over 100 countries, our ingredients make crackers crunchy, yogurts creamy, candy sweet, paper stronger and add fiber to nutrition bars. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, we serve customers in more than 60 diverse markets in over 100 countries.

Each day, we live our Company Values—Safety, Quality, Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Innovation—so that we may create enduring, mutual value for our customers, business associates, communities, colleagues and shareholders. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. 

Ingredion has an opportunity at our Westchester, IL location for a Sr. Internal Auditor to lead internal audits, including operational, financial, and compliance reviews. Maintain all organizational and professional ethical standards.




As a Sr. Internal Auditor, your responsibilities will include:

  • Audit Programs – Lead auditor responsible for audit planning & audit program development to execute various types of audits across all business processes. Perform audit procedures, including conducting process and control walkthroughs, developing testing criteria, reviewing and analyzing data and evidence, and identifying and defining issues
  • Controls Evaluation - Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of accounting and management controls to ensure that valid, properly authorized transactions are completely and accurately processed.
  • Policy Compliance – Determine compliance with Company policies, standards, procedures, and applicable statutes and government regulations.
  • Communication of Audit Results – Communicate audit results and project findings via written reports and oral presentations to management.
  • Report Writing – Prepare concisely written audit reports in English for all levels of management, detailing audit findings, conclusions, and agreed-upon corrective actions.
  • Workpapers – Prepare audit workpapers and process flowcharts in order to document and support audit findings and conclusions.  Perform quality assurance reviews of audit team/staff documentation.
  • Process Improvement – Assist in the identification of improvement opportunities and development of action plans.
  • TeamworkBuild strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and global Internal Audit team members to deliver results and support business performance.

Qualified Candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. MBA is a plus.  Accounting and/or Finance preferred.
  • Experience in public accounting and/or internal auditing, or finance and business operations with a proven track record of accomplishments.
  • Prefer candidate who holds professional certification(s) or is close to completion of at least one of the following certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact with all levels of management.
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft application suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required. 
  • Fluency in English required, additional languages a plus. 
  • Ability to travel 30% of the time; able and willing to travel internationally at least once per year.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams


Desired behaviors & experiences:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact with all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, schedule, and manage multiple projects.
  • Experience leading and supervising a team of professionals to complete projects on time & within budget.
  • Experience with Microsoft Visio diagramming/flowcharting software and data analysis software including Tableau a plus. 
  • Experience with SAP and/or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are desired.


Relocation Available?            No

Job Grade:                              G



What is the formula for a winning career?

It starts with joining a thought leader, innovator and true high performer, grounded in values and driven to innovate and advance. As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offer great careers across various functions—corporate, scientific, engineering and operations, sales and technical service, marketing and more. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula.

Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance.

Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business.

Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.