The Davey Tree Expert Company

Internal Auditor | IT Audit & Data Analytics | Kent, OH (Hybrid)

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Additional Locations: not applicable

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 1500 N. Mantua St., 44240 

Requisition ID: 170522

Position Overview

Invest in your future and join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation. Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.  We are currently looking to add a dynamic Internal Auditor to our team.

Job Duties

Job Summary

  • Function as an internal control specialist
  • Perform testing and documentation assignments to support Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 compliance; including assessing the IT general controls related to the company's IT systems and data
  • Perform operational, information technology, financial and compliance-related audits in line with the internal audit plan (i.e. IT-related procedures and/or integration of data analytics
  • Perform IT-related audits of the company's IT systems, IT processes and information security
  • Conduct pre-implementation and post-implementation system reviews
  • Support management through special projects on an as needed basis (i.e., implementation of data analytic tools)
  • 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
  • Analyze and evaluate internal control matters for assessment
  • Document suggestions for improvements in internal control
  • Assist in writing audit reports with result of findings and recommendations
  • Control evaluation of outsourced operations, including documentation of user controls
  • Compile and analyze data to identify trends, variances, and inconsistencies
  • Assist in carrying out Internal Audit's roadmap for implementing a data analytics program
  • 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's degree in Accounting, Information Systems, or related field
  • 5+ 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
  • Working knowledge of data analytics software is preferred (ACL, IDEA, Tableau)
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and software applications
  • Be detail-oriented and have a working understanding of IT-related concepts
  • Ability to analyze data and draw conclusions
  • Working understanding of Sarbanes Oxley (Sections 302-404) compliance
  • Ability to document process maps and information flow charts
  • Ability to work closely with all level 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, CISA, 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.


*This 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, task, 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. 

Additional Information

What We Offer: *

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
  • Group Health Plan
  • 401 (k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Parental Leave

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

Divisional Overview


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 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions 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.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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