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Senior Internal Auditor (REMOTE) Job

Job Classification:  Remote

We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

About this Team

The senior internal auditor is part of a team responsible for evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of operational, financial, and compliance-based internal controls, including performance of Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) self-assessments and corporate policy compliance reviews. This role will identify opportunities within procedures, systems, processes, and controls providing appropriate remedial action recommendations to business leaders.

How you will contribute:

• Perform audit work, including planning, workpapers, findings, and associated reports; verify the accuracy of financial records as they pertain to assets, liabilities, receipts, expenditures, and related transactions.

• Assist in the management and performance of internal audit and SOX self-assessment assignments, review workpapers and audit reports; edit reports prepared by others.

• Assist in scheduling and planning internal audits and SOX self-assessment testing; initiate project planning, assess risks and develop audit and testing methodology.

• Assist in development of the Company's annual audit and SOX self-assessment plans.

• Keep abreast of policies and procedures, current developments in accounting and auditing professions, and changes in local, state, and federal laws, as applicable.

• Coordinate and interact with audit firms performing external audits.

What we are looking for in you:

• Ability to analyze data and solve problems.

• Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.

• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

• Ability to provide technical guidance and train end users.

• Knowledge of financial recordkeeping procedures, laws, regulations, and standards.

• Ability to persuade and influence others.

What you should have:

• Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent and at least 5 years of experience. 

CPA or CIA preferred.

• Knowledge of GAAP and SOX standards, rules and regulations, and procedures including auditing concepts and principles.


We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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Req ID:  4335

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Internal Audit, Accounting, CPA, Database, Audit, Finance, Technology

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