Internal Audit

    • Chicago, IL

Who We Are

At McMaster-Carr we help customers build anything because we offer everything – we stock and distribute more than half a million products. We focus on creating visual and informative product merchandising, building systems and technology in-house, and improving operationally to create exceptional customer experiences around the globe. As we look to the future, we apply experimentation and innovation to the lessons learned since our start in 1901. Our success continues with the ideas and commitment of the bright and ambitious people that differentiate McMaster-Carr.

Our company is seeking an experienced Internal Auditor to join our headquarters in the Chicago-area. This is an opportunity to apply accounting and audit experience to directly impact projects related to our long-term company strategy and controlled operations efforts. You’ll learn from and contribute to critical areas of our business like Treasury, Inventory Management, Sales, Payroll, and Benefits. There are opportunities for you to progress within the Finance organization, develop leadership experience, run finance operations, and pursue ambitious goals through project work.

Be Curious

No two career paths at McMaster-Carr are the same. Mentors will guide you, but development at McMaster-Carr is self-driven. Our dynamic business requires agile, adaptable leaders to tackle problems and add value across a variety of functions.

Partnering with experts on topics like Information Technology, Finance, Human Resources, and Product Compliance to develop strong, professional and independent relationships that ensure a comprehensive understanding of the business and enable value-added recommendations
Developing and executing Internal Audit practices that enhance control processes and risk management capabilities
Presenting audit findings and recommendations to senior leadership teams

Be Exceptional

McMaster-Carr is a company of exceptional employees from a variety of experiences and backgrounds. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where people are valued and have a sense of belonging. These principles are built into the way we form teams, design projects, and create on-site resources to achieve success. Regardless of your background, you can flourish at McMaster-Carr if you love to learn, do great work, and pursue ambitious goals. Successful candidates at McMaster-Carr tend to share some of the same qualities:

A history of academic and professional success
Excellent communication and creative problem-solving skills
Eagerness to innovate, learn, and apply a growth-oriented mindset
Desire to make an impact and build collaborative relationships

Be Rewarded

Auditors are exposed to a diverse array of business areas and functions to develop leaders who can take a holistic approach to drive company strategy. Audit experience has been an important building block for current company leaders in areas like Accounting, Finance, Tax, Human Resources, Product Development, and Operations.

McMaster-Carr offers benefits to build a healthy, positive workplace that encourages you to do great work. At McMaster-Carr, work is just one part of a full life and we strive to create a balance that meets your needs and those of our customers. Our shared commitment to success leads to an investment in our financial well-being through highly competitive pay, profit sharing, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, non-contributory retirement accounts, unlimited paid tuition, generous gender-neutral parental leave and adoption benefits, and more.


A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting or Finance
Certification(s) in fields related to job functions such as Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst, etc. (preferred)
2+ years of public accounting, internal audit or other related experience

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