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Senior, Internal Audit

Date:  Apr 23, 2021

Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169


About CDK Global, Inc

CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) is a leading provider of integrated data and technology solutions to the automotive, heavy truck, recreation and heavy equipment industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end, omnichannel retail commerce through open, agnostic technology, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers and original equipment manufacturers, serving nearly 15,000 retail locations in North America. CDK solutions connect people with technology by automating and integrating all parts of the dealership and buying process, including the acquisition, sales, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles. Visit


Position Summary

CDK Global Internal Audit Team is looking for self-starting and creative professionals to join our team.  We are offering professionals who have an open-mind, a “can do” attitude, and solid audit skills the unique opportunity to help the internal audit function reach its full potential and create a lasting legacy of strategic partnership with the business.  If you like fast-paced environments and want the opportunity to leave your personal mark on an internal audit function, CDK is right for you.


The Senior Auditor is responsible for conducting audits of the company’s operations as well as financial and compliance processes.  This role includes identifying risks and control gaps in those processes and working collaboratively with management to create action plans to remediate issues.  The Senior Auditor will also be involved in the planning and execution of internal audit procedures and the creation of internal audit reports.  The Senior Auditor will also supervise staff auditors during audit engagements.    


Position offers candidates the unique opportunity to help build a value-added, sustainable, and respected internal audit function focused on process improvement.  Internal Audit function has minimal SOX 404 responsibilities, enabling you to grow your skills outside of internal controls testing.


Position Responsibilities & Essential functions

  • Participate in annual and on-going risk assessment process to identify auditable entities and key risks, and to develop and schedule the annual audit plan
  • Conduct or supervise audits and/or special reviews of controls and procedures over company’s processes and controls in accordance with risk-based audit plan for design and effectiveness of internal controls
  • Plan and execute individual projects including preparing planning document, risk control matrix, engagement memo, audit programs, meeting presentations, draft findings and draft final reports
    1. Manage audit staff through all phases of the Internal Audit process
    2. Perform audit testing and document and maintain work papers and files in accordance with departmental guidelines
    3. Validate audit findings with process and control owners
    4. Collaboratively develop value-added recommendations to improve internal controls and operating efficiency
    5. Draft audit reports for manager review
  • Perform follow up reviews to ensure audit recommendations are implemented
  • Complete required internal audit departmental tasks needed to ensure department’s compliance with professional industry standards and plan for next assignment
  • Work collaboratively with other risk assurance functions (i.e. SOX Compliance, Compliance, and Global Security Office) as it relates to the proactive identification and management of risks and opportunities
  • Assist with facilitation of CDK’s Enterprise Risk Management programs
    1. Participate in development of enterprise risk measures on identified risk areas
    2. Engage with CDK leaders and senior level personnel obtaining updates and assess progress towards risk mitigation
    3. Assist with board of directors and executive leadership reporting materials
  • Develop and motivate high quality professional internal audit personnel through effective education and training, professional development, and career counseling
  • Maintain organizational and professional ethical standards, while actively advocating and monitoring compliance
  • Build relationships with process owners and management


Qualifications & Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accountancy, financial management or related field required
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in public accounting firm, or comparable business experience. 
  • Possess a professional certification or express willingness to obtain a certification during a specified period of time.  Certification(s) in internal auditing (CIA), public accounting (CPA), IT (CISA, CISM) and/or fraud examination (CFE) strongly preferred.
  • Ability to travel on a moderate basis (up to 30%), including internationally



  • Masters in Accounting, Finance or MBA strongly preferred
  • Experience working for a public audit / accounting / consulting firm strongly preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate effective critical thinking in all written reports and correspondence
  • Proficiency with the following:
    1. Assessing risk, auditing controls and providing recommendations that create value to a business.
    2. Audit report and general writing that is succinct, clear and professional
    3. Training, mentoring, coaching and developing staff to improve performance and staff potential
    4. Team building and relationship managing skills to influence actions
    5. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    6. Gathering and disseminating business, industry, audit knowledge and best practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the following areas:
    1. Internal audit, methodologies, best practices
    2. Technology/Automotive industry business
    3. Audit report writing, editing techniques
    4. Risk, compliance and regulatory issues effecting the automotive/technology industry
    5. Enterprise risk management concepts
  • Proven history of being resourceful, self-motivating, ability to operate with limited direction in a changing environment
  • Demonstrate leadership characteristics (i.e., diplomacy, decisiveness, assertiveness, collaborative and inclusive management style)
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and coordination with external parties, including external auditors and consultants



CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

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