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YRC Freight Auditor II in Overland Park, Kansas

Job Description

Auditor II - (2004NC)

Primary Location : US-KS-Overland Park

Shift : Day


Performs and reports on financial and operational audits within assigned area. Auditor II’s will contribute ideas to help shape the strategic direction and approach of the audit. While working individually or as part of a team, Auditor II’s will be assigned the more complex audit assignments and will be expected to work more autonomously if required. Auditor II’s will:

  • own a segment of each audit

  • conduct interviews and/or walkthroughs

  • create, review and enhance process documentation

  • perform process-level risk assessments

  • assist with the development of an audit program

  • execute detail testing of established controls

Auditor II’s will document information through use of work papers, flowcharts, graphs or other forms that effectively communicate information. Auditor II’s may assist in drafting audit reports and presenting results to various levels of management.

Department Specific

Corporate Operations audit team is responsible for all aspects of the Company’s business that are centralized at headquarters locations including finance, sales and marketing, human resources, legal and government relations.

  1. Assist in the execution of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) audits

  2. Ability and willingness to travel within North America up to 20%

Transportation Network audit team is responsible for all aspects of the Company’s transportation of freight from pick-up to delivery including terminal processes, freight management, equipment maintenance and asset management.

  1. Lead or assist in the execution of terminal audits

  2. Operational auditing or process reengineering experience

  3. Ability and willingness to travel within North America at least 50% in 4 to 5 day increments


  1. Provide sustainable, value-added service by independently evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of processes, risk management activities and internal control infrastructure.

  2. Under limited guidance, assist in execution of all phases of assurance and consulting engagements, including planning, testing and reporting.

  3. Independently make fact-based, sound decisions and draw relevant and valid conclusions.

  4. Provide direct consulting to the business with regard to operational and strategic initiatives of the Company and propose solutions or process improvement recommendations.

  5. Provide timely and professional documentation and communication of audit findings.

  6. Perform data analysis utilizing various analytical tools.

  7. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with management in assigned areas.

  8. Participate in the support and administration of internal audit related software products.

  9. Assist in the department’s periodic self-assessment of its adherence to the International Professional Practice Framework for Internal Auditing.

  10. Share information and ideas, accept constructive feedback and accept additional assignments as appropriate.


  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.

  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.

  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.

  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.

  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting/auditing, business, economics, finance, technology or other related fields.

  2. A minimum of 2 years of audit experience.

  3. Initiative, an influential leadership style and strong project management abilities.

  4. Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  5. Demonstrated analytical and root cause problem solving skills.

  6. Proficient in the use of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

  7. Ability and willingness to travel.


  1. Master’s degree in accounting, business, finance or other related area.

  2. Previous experience in the transportation industry

  3. Professional certification achievement or interest (CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE or others)

  4. Previous experience with TeamMate and ACL

  5. Awareness of fraud indicators during the course of testing and field work

  6. Six Sigma process improvement experience and/or certification


This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

YRC Worldwide, along with all subsidiary companies, are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Req ID: 2004NC