Senior Internal Auditor

Work Location US-MI-WYOMING
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MI-Grand Rapids

Our Internal Audit team plays an important role in keeping Gordon Food Service operating effectively and efficiently. Are you a CPA who is ready to leave public accounting? Are you a leader of people? Can you identify root causes, risk areas, and deficiencies and know how to develop effective recommendations for improvements in our internal controls and business processes? Are you comfortable with annual risk assessment and audit plans?  Come join the team that’s constantly looking for ways to be innovative and find better solutions for our customers.

Position Summary

Serve as the Lead Auditor on assigned projects.  Provides accurate, consistent and timely assessment of the Gordon Food Service (GFS) area under review.  Identify root cause of control deficiencies and develop practical, effective and efficient recommendations for improving internal controls and business processes.


Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to the purpose and philosophy of the organization including, but not limited to, the GFS Cornerstone Values, the Gordon Family Philosophy, the GFS Mission, the GFS Code of Business Conduct, and other applicable practices of the organization.
  • Plan, lead and/or conduct the financial, operational and integrated audits at all GFS locations utilizing the COSO framework, when applicable.
  • Supervise and mentor the internal audit staff.
  • Assist with the development of the annual Risk Assessment and Audit Plan.
  • Assist external auditors with year-end audit.
  • Champion a program of continuous quality improvement (self, department, and audited areas).
  • Develop audit programs and special ad hoc analytical methodologies.
  • Advise management on internal control issues regarding GFS acquisitions due diligence and business integrations.
  • Prepares reports of findings and recommendations for management.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, looks for ways to improve and promote quality.  
  • Effectively expresses ideas clearly and concisely.  Presents ideas effectively to individuals or groups when given time for preparation.  
  • Accepts responsibility for own actions.  
  • Uses creativity to develop fresh perspectives and new ideas for issues at hand.  
  • Effectively leads group discussion to make progress and keep the group focused.



  • Four to six years previous accounting, financial, audit (internal/external) or business analysis experience with one year previous leadership experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field is required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or CIA-P and/or an advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field is required

Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!


Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

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All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.

Gordon Food Service is a drug free workplace and drug tests all employees.  



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