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Sr. Internal Audit

Dallas, TX
October 26, 2023

Sr. Internal Auditor

Coppell, TX

 What does it mean to be a BrinkerHead?  We play like a team, take pride in our culture, and seek every opportunity to make people feel special.  Life is short.  Work happy.

At Brinker, we connect, serve, and give to create the best life for our Team Members, Guests, and community.

Through our cultural beliefs, Brinker empowers its Team Members to positively impact our 4 Key Results: Engaging Team Members, Bringing Back Guests, Growing Sales and Increasing Profits.

Brinker International is an equal opportunity employer; we foster an inclusion environment that promotes respect, diversity of thought and success for all.


An ideal role for individuals with a passion for:

·        Learning key business concepts and considerations

·        Analyzing complex and varied aspects of the business

·        Helping organizations become more efficient and effective

·        Effectively managing relationships and communication to deliver valued results

Under limited direction, this position would spend approximately 50% of their time on the Financial Reporting and Control Environment, including Sarbanes Oxley requirements.  The remaining 50% on Financial and Process Audits.


  • Assist in planning and execution of financial, operational, and compliance audits and special reviews of Company functions, processes, business units, contracts, and other activities to ensure adequacy and effectiveness of the internal controls, reliability and integrity of information, proper recording of transactions, safeguarding of assets, compliance with policies and procedures, achievement of operational goals and objectives, and identify opportunities for process improvements.
  • Execute SOX compliance testing including interviews, walkthroughs, and testing to ensure key internal controls are documented, communicated, and operated in compliance with all Sarbanes-Oxley regulatory requirements.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Company accounts, financial processes, systems, policies, and procedures and maintain technical proficiency with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, auditing standards, trends and best practices.
  • Perform risks assessments, recommending any changes to strengthen financial reporting, internal controls or business process controls and operating effectiveness.
  • Identify exceptions, investigate root causes, and work with manager and process owners to develop cost effective internal control improvements and help foster a positive control conscious environment.
  • Accurately document work performed, audit observations, and conclusions in accordance with work paper documentation standards to support and facilitate efficient and effective reviews.
  • Assist in the development of clear, concise, and impactful audit reports including formulation of recommendations to improve controls and/or policies/procedures.
  • Maintain effective verbal and written communication with all levels of the organization.
  • Effectively handle special audits and projects as assigned as well as seeking out and accepting new responsibilities.
  • Assist in training of audit staff.
  • Maintain knowledge and technical proficiency of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, current auditing standards/practices, industry trends as well as Sarbanes-Oxley regulations and requirements including maintaining knowledge of laws and industry guidance.
  • As necessary, travel domestically/internationally to perform special assignments.  Up to 5%.

 What You Bring to the Team

·        Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related degree.

·        Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred.

·        At least two years of audit or accounting experience.

·        Proficient knowledge of business process activities including documenting/mapping processes, identifying risks and testing internal controls

·        Advanced knowledge of audit standards, methodologies, and processes (e.g., COSO and GAAS) as well as accounting and financial reporting (e.g., GAAP).

·        Proficient with Microsoft Office based software including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to collaborate with internal process owners and external resources.

·        Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, build/maintain relationships, and communicate succinctly and effectively with cross-functional departments and control owners.

·        Possess strong analytical, deductive, problem-solving skills with attention to detail.

·        Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to work independently, multi-task, prioritize workload and complete assignment by established deadlines.

·        Restaurant, retail, or hospitality auditing experience a plus.


Why Brinker

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, and 401(k) with company match and generous dining discounts.  Every team member working at the Restaurant Support Center (aka Brinker headquarters) is eligible for annual bonus potential.

Our campus includes an onsite gym plus opportunities to increase your wellbeing with onsite Yoga and boot camp programs. Work/Life/Fun balance in a casual and collaborative work environment!  Team members enjoy company-wide events and celebrations. Regular volunteer opportunities with our community give back programs.

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