Sr. Internal Auditor - Global Internal Audit at McDonald's Technology

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Company Description

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. As the global leader in the food service industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us. Today, we are growing with velocity and are focused on modernizing our experiences, not to make a different McDonald’s, but to build a better McDonald’s.

We are moving fast and are adding to our best-in-class team. Joining McDonald's means thinking big every day and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world. We are customer obsessed, committed to being leaders, and believe we are better when we work together. Over the last couple years, we’ve launched home delivery, modernized our restaurant experience through digital enhancements and have so much more to come.

We are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for people, our industry and the planet. From ambitious recycling initiatives and balanced sourcing efforts to our partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities, we are constantly improving. We see every single day as a chance to have a genuine impact on our customers, our people and our partners.

Our new, state-of-the-art headquarters is located in the booming West Loop area in the heart of downtown Chicago. It's set up to be a global hub that cultivates innovation. Take a class at Hamburger University, sample future menu items in our Test Kitchen, and utilize the latest technology to communicate with your team around the globe! Our office helps us connect with each other like never before. Participate in monthly organized events, enjoy massive outdoor spaces, an 8000 square foot gym, and an onsite McDonald's serving international favorites. Needless to say, you’ll be lovin’ it here!

Job Description

The Supervisor Internal Audit will assist the US team in the execution of the annual audit and Sarbanes-Oxley plan, as well as assist on other strategic initiatives within the Company and Department. This role offers significant exposure to multiple areas of the business (i.e.,Accounting/Finance, Supply Chain, Store Operations, US Regions, and more) as well as exposure to all levels of Senior Management.

  • Execution of the Annual Audit Plan
  • Perform internal audit work of a moderately complex nature involving a high degree of problem solving and diagnostic responsibilities.
  • Build work products such as audit analysis, correspondence, memoranda and other work paper support that details the engagement procedures performed, findings, and the results of those procedures.
  • Understand and evaluate processes and related controls.
  • Obtain background, historical, and other relevant information on the areas to be audited.
  • Capture preliminary information on risks and controls for an individual internal audit project or assignment.
  • Assess internal controls, including risk assessments and review of risk areas, and execute tests of controls.
  • Participate in the communication of information to management of the auditable unit.
  • Work with the audit team in the development of creative, practical, and efficient recommendations for improvement.
  • Assist in the preparation of the final audit report and improve its content based on application of knowledge and experience.
  • Participate in presentation of report and audit findings to management of auditee.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with auditees at appropriate levels and commit to continually improving customer satisfaction.
  • Work with the audit team to identify key areas of risks and appropriate coverage.
  • Stay abreast of general business/economic developments and new pronouncements/standards, to gain an understanding of their links and impact to the Company's business.
  • Understand and apply technical standards.
  • Assist in testing and evaluation of internal controls related to the Company's accounting and financial reporting functions in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404.


  • BA/BS degree in Business, Accounting and/or Finance
  • 4+ years of experience in accounting and/or auditing
  • 2+ years of experience in business/internal controls and processes
  • 2+ years of experience crafting and writing deliverables
  • 1+ year(s) of experience presenting to executive level management
  • Ability to travel up to 30%

Additional Information

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McDonald’s provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, protected military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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In the heart of the West Loop, a vibrant and rapidly growing tech neighborhood. Our new HQ is accessible by all forms of transportation.