Internal Auditor

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The Area: Morningstar is a leading provider of financial information. Reporting to the Board of Directors, Morningstar’s Internal Audit Services is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the company’s operations. Internal Audit Services helps the company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

The Role: Morningstar’s Internal Audit Services seeks a highly motivated Associate Internal Auditor who thrives on new experiences and challenges. As an Associate Internal Auditor, you will play an integral role in evaluating the company’s business and information technology processes and effectiveness of internal controls. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of financial, operational, compliance, and information technology reviews as well as evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls over external financial reporting as part of the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance activities. Based at the company’s headquarters in Chicago, the Associate Internal Auditor will be responsible for traveling to a number of domestic and international locations in support of our annual internal audit plan. You will work closely with all levels of management across the organization, recommending changes to strengthen controls for increased efficiencies and reduced risks. The Associate Internal Auditor will have the opportunity to utilize and reference world-class audit tools and audit methodologies in the performance of his or her duties.

Key Responsibilities
• Assist with the planning and execution of financial, operational, compliance (50%); and information technology related reviews (50%).
• Perform walkthroughs of complex business and information technology processes and test the design and effectiveness of internal controls.
• Document work and assist in the preparation of observations and recommendations for corrective action.
• Effectively apply the COSO internal control framework, COBIT IT governance framework and US GAAP accounting principles.
• Serve as a consultant and business partner with management.
 

Requirements
• Action-oriented, self-starter with strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Comfortable working both independently or in teams and working within a complex environment.
• Ability to diagnose problems, determine root causes, and recommend solutions to complex challenges.
• Undergraduate degree in accounting, business, information technology, management information systems, or a related field.
• Up to three years of internal or external audit experience.
• Experience in working for a Big 4 or Tier-Two public accounting firm preferred.
• Experience in performing data analytics and using data extraction and analysis software a plus.
• Professional accreditation (e.g., CIA, CPA, CISA) a plus.
• Willingness to travel to domestic and international offices (up to 25%) once pandemic conditions return to normal.
 

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Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Morningstar Benefits Overview

Morningstar is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees in the United States who work a minimum of 30 hours per week. Our benefits are designed to invest in your -- and your family's well-being, including investments in your health and financial future.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
The safety of our employees is very important to us. We have been operating remotely due to COVID-19.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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