3542 - Sr Lead Auditor - Information Technology/Risk Assurance - Troy, MI

USA    |     Accounting   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 3542 - Posted 15-Mar-2021

Kelly Services, a global provider of staffing services, has an excellent full time opportunity for a Lead Senior Auditor to work at our corporate world headquarters in Troy, Michigan. This individual will be responsible for planning, leading, and conducting professional, objective, and constructive audits of all company locations worldwide in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards and other appropriate auditing standards to assist management in the achievement of company goals and objectives, and to enable the continuous improvement of company operations.  Audits will be focused on providing assurance that the company's internal controls over financial reporting are operating as designed and are effective and assessing risk and related systems of governance and control in all aspects of the Company’s operations. This individual will also be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day management of the department, including providing guidance to other team members, determining project priorities, and reviewing work prepared by auditors.


  • Plan and manage testing for Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 requirements testing in the United States and international locations.
  • Plan and manage testing for IT General Controls in the United States and international locations.
  • Assist the Internal Audit management team with the execution of the annual Audit Plan.
  • Plan and execute audits of financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Identify and analyze control weaknesses and/or inefficiencies and recommend appropriate actions or improvements to management to ensure effective internal control over financial reporting, the proper safeguarding of assets and to assist management in its efforts toward continuous improvement.
  • Perform detailed, meaningful analysis of account balances or operations being audited to ensure the propriety of financial information used both internally and externally and to provide a basis for reliance by management in the decision-making process.
  • Execute audit plans ensuring accuracy and relevance in the achievement of operational goals including testing, documentation of work papers and conclusions for manager review.
  • Prepare and present reports to management summarizing significant findings and recommendations identified based upon audit knowledge and judgment to foster the achievement of Company goals.
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization using professional and effective communication skills to ensure that audit findings and recommendations are understood.
  • Lead and provide guidance to other audit staff in the performance of audit engagements or other training opportunities.
  • Assist external auditors in the coordination and performance of the annual audit of the financial statements and to maximize the efficiencies in testing.
  • Perform special projects and assist in customer audits.

Qualifications Required:

  • Accounting or Information Technology degree
  • CPA, CIA or CISA preferred
  • 3-5 years of Public Accounting, Internal Audit or corporate accounting/finance experience in a large, public company setting
  • Ability to travel internationally several times per year (15% or less)
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to apply accounting and auditing concepts in a variety of environments
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and PCAOB/Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to develop good working relationships with corporate and international staff
  • Good organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently
  • Lead special projects

What’s in it for you?

Kelly takes pride in supporting the whole person, their family and their future. We understand that in order to thrive, we have to build lasting relationships and provide our employees with endless possibilities for growth. At the end of the day, we know that work is more than making a living – it’s about making a life.

Additional Benefits:

Healthcare – Medical, Dental, Vision

401(k) Match

Paid Time Off

Vacation Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

PerkSpot – Personal Online Discount Program




About Kelly Services®

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of 
work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice. 

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, including, but not limited to, race, gender, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation and gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.