Internal Auditor

Herndon, VA, US

Job Title: Auditor

Herndon, VA (Washington, DC Area)


Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is one of the largest distributors of residential and non-residential roofing and complementary building products in North America. Beacon currently has over 550 locations in 50 US states and 6 Canadian provinces and more than 9,000 employees. We are known throughout the building supply industry for having quality people, quality service and quality building products.

Beacon Roofing Supply is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol BECN. In June of 2006 Beacon Roofing Supply was named to the NASDAQ Global Select Market. Beacon is a FORTUNE 500 company.

We are currently seeking an Internal Auditor for our corporate audit team. This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity that will report to the Vice President of Internal Audit.


Responsibilities Include:
• Perform the planning and efficient execution of internal audits and reporting of results to the Vice President of Internal Audit
• Perform audits of branch operations, identifying root causes of exceptions, and recommending process improvements and corrective actions for implementation
• Perform operational effectiveness testing of controls over significant accounts, disclosures and processes, as part of the company’s Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance initiative
• Document audit results and prepare work papers in accordance with professional standards
• Assist the Big 4 external audit Firm in the execution of the annual integrated audit process
• Actively participate in initiatives aimed at improving Internal Audit’s processes and procedures
• Perform other ad-hoc assignments as deemed necessary by the Vice President


The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
• A Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in accounting or related field (CPA preferred or a candidate)
• One or more years of public accounting or internal audit experience
• Desire to learn public company SOX compliance and risk assessment methodologies
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to deal with senior levels of management on control and finance matters
• Aptitude to grasp accounting and control concepts with the most positive attitude and enthusiasm
• Attention to detail and strong analytical skills
• Experience working in a high-performance work environment and team oriented culture
• Willingness to travel approximately 15-20% of the time to locations throughout the U.S. and Canada
• Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Beacon's competitive advantage is our people and our value proposition is the differentiator. 

-— Christopher Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC