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National Express Associate Auditor in Lisle, Illinois


National Express LLC (NELLC) is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, PLC, one of the premier transportation firms in the United Kingdom. We operate across 34 states and three provinces. All organizations share a strong commitment to provide the highest level of transportation safety, quality transportation, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. National Express School (NEXS) operates more than 22,500 school buses, serves more than 550 school districts in 31 states and three provinces, and transports more than 1.3 million students on a daily basis. National Express Transit (NEXT) operations transport more than 22 million passengers annually with more than 2,800 vehicles. National Express Shuttle (WeDriveU) serves more than nine million corporate and university passengers annually. NELLC’s corporate headquarters, located in Lisle, Illinois, houses the administrative and corporate support functions for the organization. Our 290 local customer service centers (CSCs) are supported by regional operations teams located throughout North America. Learn more at

The Associate Auditor role will support the National Express LLC (North America) Internal Audit team to provide the Audit Committee and senior management with independent and objective assurance designed to evaluate and help improve organizational risk management, internal control, and governance processes. Additionally, the Associate Auditor role will:

  • Perform advisory and strategic initiatives intended to help improve internal control processes and organizational effectiveness.

  • Assist internal audit leadership in maintaining and executing leading practice audit processes and promoting organizational awareness of importance of internal controls.


  • Perform or assist in the execution of core internal audit activities such as risk assessment, audit planning, audits and compliance engagements, audit committee preparation, etc.

  • Perform or assist in internal audit administration such as management reporting, enhancing internal audit processes efficiency and effectiveness, audit training and awareness, etc.

  • Perform or assist in internal audit initiatives such as advisory/consulting engagements, continuous auditing, data analytics, fraud investigation, and transformational/other projects.

  • Perform or assist in the execution of the internal audit lifecycle including scoping, planning, budget/timeline management, audit plan development, interviews, testing, and reporting. Also leverage data analytics throughout planning, fieldwork, and reporting processes.

  • Prepare for and lead/support effective client interviews and document interview results via narratives, flowcharts and process maps for complex business processes.

  • Assist in the preparation of internal audit reports to effectively communicate objectives, scope, procedures performed, outcomes, and creative, practical, and efficient recommendations to help improve the organization’s internal control environment and drive process efficiencies.

  • Lead or participate in presentation of report and audit findings to management, including ability to present and effectively communicate identified audit issues to internal audit leadership.

  • Establish and maintain effective, collaborative working relationships with internal audit team, management, and peers.

  • Maintain general awareness of business and economic developments, industry risks, new pronouncements and standards that may impact the company.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with auditees at appropriate levels and commit to continually improving customer satisfaction.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other related Business Degree. Masters in Accounting/Finance a plus.

  • CPA, CIA, CISA or related certification or working towards certification preferred.

  • 0-3 years collective experience in financial auditing, internal audit, internal control/business process assessment, or Sarbanes-Oxley required.

  • Foundational understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, auditing standards, and internal controls.

  • Foundational understanding of business process analysis, process flowcharting, and use of data mining and data analytics to identify risks, trends, and support conclusions.

  • Ability to independently management of work-streams and responsibilities with high degree of accountability.

  • Strong written and verbal communication and comprehension both formally and informally and in a variety of formats and settings, including in interviews, meetings, calls, e-mails, reports, process narratives, presentations, etc.

  • Foundational to intermediate level of knowledge with Microsoft Office applications, notably Word, Excel, Visio, and Teams. Experience with enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications such as Oracle and SAP is preferred.

  • Travel up to 35% across the United States and occasionally internationally.

At National Express our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Job: Legal

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Lisle-US Headoffice

Work Locations US Headoffice (1002_US Headoffice)2601 Navistar DriveLisle, 60532

Organization United States Bus

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Level Individual Contributor

Job Shift Day Job

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 212714