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Manager, Internal Audit

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Date: Feb 10, 2019

Location: Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60194

Company: CDK

Job Description

Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology


With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  

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 final reports
    1. Manage teams of 2-4 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
  • 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
  • Manage CDK’s Service Organization Control Reporting (SOCR) Process including:
    1. Assist external service provider obtain testing support/documentation and follow up on reported deviations
    2. Review management responses to reported deviations for accuracy and clarity and update the responses, as necessary, to provide consistency across a broad-range of reports
    3. Follow-up, to conclusion, on open SOC deviations to ensure the root causes are satisfactorily remediated
    4. Ensure that SOC-related questions, concerns and issues are addressed and communicated appropriately in a timely manner
    5. Assist CDK client service reps or sales associates by responding directly to clients or participating in client calls
  • Work collaboratively with other risk assurance functions (i.e. SOX Compliance, Compliance, Global Security Office and Operational Risk Management and Enterprise Risk Management) as it relates to the proactive identification and management of risks and opportunities
  • Develop and motivate high quality professional internal audit personnel through effective education and training, professional development, and career counseling
  • Maintain all organizational and professional ethical standards, while actively advocating and monitoring compliance
  • Maintain a current knowledge base of audit industry practices and to ensure best practices are considered



Qualifications & Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in accountancy, financial management or related field required
  • Minimum of 4 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) 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
  • 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.  

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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