Job Locations:
Alexandria, VA
Tampa, FL
Baltimore, MD
Naperville, IL
Philadelphia, PA
Richmond, VA
Atlanta, GA

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity on our Audit team! Ferguson is currently seeking a Senior Internal Auditor. This will be a hybrid position, being a majority remote with audit related travel to either Newport News HQ or the audit location as required.  

The Role: 

  • Provide an independent and objective assurance and advisory service to senior management and the Audit Committee 

  • Complete high quality commercial, operational, financial, and compliance risk-based audit and advisory engagements consistent with company methodology by using a risk-based framework 

  • Support a team environment with strong commitment to meet departmental goals 

  • Lead and/or assist on special projects as the need arises 

  • Appraise the effectiveness and efficiency of control procedures, systems and processes 

  • Potential to grow within Internal Audit and within the Ferguson business structure 


  • Perform team lead role on audits: plan, complete and report on audits, with guidance from Audit Manager 

  • Liaise with a range of stakeholders to develop relationships and facilitate the achievement of objectives  

  • Apply professional auditing principles and standards to evaluate complex records and operational systems 

  • Ensure that assignment planning is high quality – developing procedures to achieve audit objectives against a clear assessment of business risk 

  • Produce high quality working papers to document the tests performed, results and conclusions 

  • Review working papers and assist with the coaching of team members 

  • Identify audit observations, and coordinate and effectively communicate team findings and solutions verbally and in writing to Management Stakeholders and persuade them of the benefits of the audit recommendations 

  • Prepare good quality draft and final reports for submission to the Audit Manager for review 

  • Follow up to ensure corrective actions are achieved within agreed timescales 

  • Assist in the recruitment of new staff 

  • Complete special projects as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field 

  • Audit Certification required (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.) 

  • Minimum of 4 years’ business experience either in audit or finance, with at least 3 years in the audit profession (either internal or external audit)

  • Experience running/leading small teams 

  • Knowledge of or experience with internal controls or SOX related matters including system/process documentation techniques required  

  • Required knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; knowledge of Workday, HFM, PeopleSoft, PowerBI, AuditBoard, and Oracle a plus 

  • Excellent analytical and project management skills 

  • IT auditing and data analysis experience desirable 

  • Exceptional communication, influencing and partner management skills 

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage deadlines 

  • Experience working in a remote environment a plus 

  • Travel 15-25%:  For remote staff, travel to Newport News at a minimum quarterly in addition to audit location travel. 

Ferguson is dedicated to providing meaningful benefits programs and products to our associates and their families—geared toward benefits, wellness, financial protection, and retirement savings. Ferguson offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement savings with company match, paid leave (vacation, sick, personal, holiday, and paternal), employee assistance programs, associate discounts, community involvement opportunities, and much more!


The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. is an equal employment employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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