Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance

Location: Chicago

We Are:

Accenture is helping transform leading organizations and communities around the world. Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.  Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture is consistently recognized on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity lists.


The Internal Audit Department provides the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors with an independent and objective assessment of the reliability and integrity of financial and select operating information, the effectiveness and efficiency of Accenture plc and its consolidated subsidiaries’ (the “Company”) systems and internal controls, and compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures. Internal Audit Services also provides advisory services designed to add value and improve the Company’s operations through bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, controls, operations, and governance processes.

You Are:

An agile, highly-motivated, innovative thinker with a background in audit, risk, or compliance looking to join a fast-paced, global internal audit organization that has embraced transformative capabilities including advanced analytics, dynamic risk assessment processes, and automation to retain its role as a trusted advisor to the business.

The Work:

  • Participate in the execution of the risk-based audit plan, reporting results to Accenture Leadership and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors

  • Conduct a wide-ranging scope of audits with an emphasis on assessing emerging areas of risk including cyber security, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, robotic process automation, and the Internet of Things.

  • Through advisory services, work with our business partners to help them proactively identify and manage risk in new technologies, new go-to-market offerings, and critical corporate initiatives.

  • Shape the future of the Accenture Internal Audit through involvement in departmental initiatives that enable us to become more efficient and effective in everything we do.

  • Ensure your technical skill set and business acumen stay current and relevant through participation in our robust training program.

  • Support the departmental annual risk assessment and audit planning efforts

Why Should I Join the Accenture Team?

You are looking for an internal audit role that provides you with exposure to senior levels of leadership, enables you to work with emerging technologies, provides opportunities for international travel and flexible work arrangements (work from home), requires little to no SOX testing, and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualification

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT auditing, information security, or related technical role focusing on compliance activities.

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience conducting IT external and internal audits or assessments, preferably for a global organization.

  • Strong IT knowledge in infrastructure technologies (networking, data centers and hosting, virtualization, cloud etc.), application development and support, and emerging technologies.

  • Experience leveraging predictive models and custom analytics in audit planning and execution is preferred.

  • Technical knowledge and familiarity with control requirements in areas including ERP applications, Windows and Unix operating systems, cyber security, cloud security and vendor management.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and proficiency with the English language.

  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork, and collaboration skills.

  • Possession of a relevant professional certification (CISA, CISSP, CIA, CPA, CCSK) is preferred.

  • Ability to adopt flexible work hours to collaborate with global teams.

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $62,640 - $143,900 and information on benefits offered is here. 



COVID-19 update:


The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.


Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.


What We Believe


We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.


Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here


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All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.


Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.


Requesting An Accommodation


Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.


If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.


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Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.


The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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