Senior Internal Auditor

Davenport, IA, USA ● Virtual Req #5143
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Lee Enterprises, a leading media company in the US, seeks a skilled accounting and finance professional to join our corporate finance department in Davenport, Iowa, as a Senior Internal Auditor.  The prospective candidate will be part of a team of five, which includes the Audit Senior Director and an Audit Manager.  The audit position is considered a career position within Lee, for prospective candidates to move out of audit into accounting or finance roles within the company, if desired.

Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Internal Audit, key tasks for this position include:

Performing financial statement audits, including testing accounting reconciliations and transactions.
Ensuring compliance with established internal control procedures and accounting policies by examining accounting records and reports, reviewing operational processes, and performing inquiries of management.
Documenting audit results within audit workpapers and audit questionnaires.
Communicating audit findings by preparing a final internal audit report and discussing audit findings with key members of management.
Preparing special audit reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing operating information and trends.
Maintaining internal control systems by updating audit programs and questionnaires and recommending changes to accounting policies and procedures.

This position requires the following skills and qualifications:

An undergraduate degree in accounting, business, finance or equivalent experience.
A minimum of three years public accounting experience (SEC/PCAOB experience a plus).
Good analytical, written/verbal communication and relationship building skills.
CPA certification a plus.
IT audit experience a plus.
Data mining and analysis software experience a plus.
Position requires approximately 10% travel.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Interested candidates should apply online at

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and over 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 77 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have average daily circulation of 1.2 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 43 million digital unique visitors. Lee's markets include St. Louis, MO; Buffalo, NY; Omaha, NE; Richmond, VA; Lincoln, NE; Madison, WI; Davenport, IA; and Tucson, AZ. For more information about Lee, please visit

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  • Job Family Finance
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Davenport, IA, USA
  • Virtual