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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated

Internal Audit Associate

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated - Chicago, IL

Global Audit Associate, ChicagoWe are seeking an Internal Audit Associate with financial and operational audit experience to join the Global Internal Audit department located at our global headquarters in downtown Chicago. This is an opportunity for an ambitious, highly motivated individual to be part of a dynamic team that is committed to assisting the JLL in achieving its vision and objectives. This role provides opportunities to work with senior management and gain international exposure that will broaden your professional skills in a rewarding and challenging environment. The general scope of this position is to perform financial and operational audits, including Sarbanes-Oxley evaluations, by evaluating the design of internal controls and testing the operating effectiveness of these internal controls.\\rWhat this job involves:Assist with all areas of audit engagement planning, including but not limited to preparing advance requests, analyzing and reviewing information, identification and analysis of risks and related critical processes, developing work programs and control self-assessments and other assigned planning activities.Perform audit fieldwork for assigned areas such as interviewing management and staff to understand key processes, preparing detailed flowcharts and control evaluation templates, executing work program procedures and testing key controls, verifying findings and documenting work performed in work papers.Prepare and communicate audit findings to management, including recommendations for improvement and the sharing of best practices.Perform SOX evaluations by performing activities such as preparing advance requests, understanding and documenting processes via walkthroughs, testing of key controls, evaluating controls to determine compliance, communicating and documenting deficiencies via action plans and closing meetings, and documenting work performed in work papers.Participate in special advisory projects to assist management with achieving their objectives.Participate in reliance programs to help the external auditors complete reviews timely while reducing overall costs to the Firm.Support the department’s data analytics efforts by performing data gathering, analysis and reporting of results in key areas to audit department and internal clients.Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the Global Internal Audit department.Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with peers and internal colleagues.\\rSound like you? Before you apply it’s worth knowing what we are looking for:A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related business field.CPA, CA, CIA or CISA is preferred and/or a desire to pursue applicable professional development and certification(s).Two or three years of internal/external audit experience with working knowledge of internal audit methodologies and US GAAP with strong emphasis on financial and business risk and an aptitude for performing process analysis.Understanding of revenue recognition requirements and criteria as required under ASC606.Experience with IT general and application controls preferred.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to adapt and embrace multi-cultural diversity and ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude.Ability to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team.Strong analytical skills with disciplined approach to details and the ability to see the big picture.Demonstrated consistency in values, principles and work ethic.Ability to travel 10-20% internationally to the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.Second language and international business experience are a plus, but not required.Real estate experience or real estate transaction experience a plus, but not required.Proficiency with Excel, PeopleSoft, Hyperion, Visio, ACL or other data analytics tool preferred.High ethical standards and values that support our company’s values healthy, high performance cultureResults-oriented and service-minded with the ability to develop and foster relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally, while maintaining a healthy balance of independence and objectivityCollaborative work ethic and ability to work in a team-oriented cultureStrong interpersonal, communication (oral and written), project management and developing leadership skills; ability to communicate ideas effectively, concisely and courageouslyAbility to work with virtual, global teammates and ability/sensitivity to work with and within cultural and international differencesAbility to exercise sound judgment and execute against deliverables under deadlines and competing priorities\\r\\rWhat you can expect from us You’ll join an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together – across the desk and around the globe. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things.\\rOur Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your ambitions in career, recognition, wellbeing, benefits and pay. We’ll offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.\\rJoin us to develop your strengths and enjoy a fulfilling career full of varied experiences. Keep those ambitions in sights and imagine where JLL can take you...\\rApply today!\\r#LI\\r\\rJLL Is an Equal Opportunity EmployerJLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce.  JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.  The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.For employees in the United States, please see a fully copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy at Policies/Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.pdf.  If you have questions about careers at JLL or are disabled and require further assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at,

20 days 17 hours ago

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated


Internal Audit Associate Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated - Chicago, IL, United States


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
JLL is a financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management. We create value for companies and institutions that invest in and use real estate. Our 48,000 people work across 1,000 locations in 70 countries to serve the global, regional and local needs of corporates, investors and developers. Our integrated services offering is grounded in expertise in all property types, a deep understanding of real estate markets and capital markets, and is coordinated and consistent across geographies.