Internal Auditor

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Kent, OH, USA
  • Sep 12, 2020

Job Description

Requisition Number: 43610  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1COR - Kent-Corporate 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Bachelors 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 


Job Summary

  • Function as an internal control specialist
  • Perform testing and documentation assignments to support Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 compliance
  • Perform operational, financial and compliance-related audits in line with the internal audit plan  
  • Support management through special projects on an as needed  basis
  • Reports to the Manager of Internal Audit


Key Responsibilities

  • Create and update risk assessments and process documentation
  • Test design and operating effectiveness of internal controls related to financial reporting
  • Analyze and evaluate internal control matters for assessment
  • Document suggestions for improvements in internal control
  • Control evaluation of outsourced operations, including documentation of user controls
  • Compile and analyze data to identify trends, variances, and inconsistencies
  • Assist in external auditor requests
  • Perform field audit visits and oversight visits to the Company locations
  • Assist in special projects as need arises and time permits
  • Other duties as assigned



Minimum Job Requirements

  • Education - Bachelor degree in accounting
  • 1-3 years of experience desirable
  • Skills – Strong PC abilities and literacy in Excel, Word, Access, Visio, and SAP and ability to quickly gain working knowledge as needed in other software
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and software applications
  • Be detail-oriented and have a working understanding of financial and managerial accounting concepts
  • Ability to analyze data and draw conclusions

  • Working understanding of Sarbanes Oxley (Sections 302 and 404) compliance
  • Ability to document process maps and information flow charts

  • Ability to work closely with all levels of staffing, up to and including executives
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written
  • Personal flexibility to travel, occasionally extensively, via air or car
  • Develop professionally through on the job and internal and external training or certifications (i.e., CPA, CIA, CFE)


Physical Requirements

Must possess the physical strength, stamina and dexterity to count inventory, verify equipment serial numbers, photograph assets as needed to support the physical inventory, operational audit, and due diligence requirements of the Internal Auditor position.



The above job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Also note that the responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined above and that other duties, as assigned, will comprise a significant portion of the job.



We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at



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