Internal Audit Associate

  • Atlanta, Georgia, 30339


This position is responsible for performing compliance and SOX reviews and providing the Internal Audit Senior Director with the necessary support to complete the annual internal audit plan through detailed testing and analysis using professional expertise and judgment gained through education and experience within the accounting and auditing profession. This individual should be motivated to learn about the Company and be focused on applying that knowledge to affecting change within the organization. While this position reports to the Senior Director, they will interact with all levels of management and the store teams. A career with Internal Audit will provide you with an opportunity to gain an understanding of the organization’s objectives, regulatory and risk management environment and the diverse needs of critical stakeholders.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent applicable degree
  • One to three years of relevant experience required, preferably in public accounting or advisory services and/or private industry experience in the retail and/or distribution industry; Big 4 experience is desirable
  • Possess or working toward the possession of industry applicable certifications (CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, etc.)
  • Demonstrate knowledge and/or a proven record of success completing aspects of the Internal Audit process, control evaluation and testing methodologies, and other Financial and Operational Internal Control methodologies and terminology
  • Understanding of US GAAP and auditing principles
  • Demonstrate abilities and/or proven record of success in the following areas:
  • Evaluating internal controls design, identifying key risks and controls, developing and/or reviewing audit programs and recommending control design changes.
  • Creating high quality deliverables using appropriate business and technical language, especially developing and reviewing audit programs or testing steps.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and identifying and addressing their needs through the building of solid relationships with associates and understanding their departmental challenges.
  • Creating or contributing to a positive working environment through building solid relationships with team members by proactively seeking guidance and keeping supervisors abreast of work status and any concerns in a timely manner.
  • Using available resources and tools to research and expand one’s sphere of knowledge to enhance work product and contribute to business development efforts.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Power BI, SQL Query
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management
  • Ability to multi-task in a remote setting, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working in a retail environment is a plus
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills and work well under pressure

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform design and operational effectiveness testing of controls over significant accounts, disclosures and processes, as part of the Company’s annual SOX compliance plan applying expertise and judgment gained through experience in the audit profession
  • Assist Internal Audit Management in preparing annual risk assessments and audit plans
  • Perform key annual compliance audit reviews dictated by the annual internal audit plan to ensure processes and procedures are in compliance with Company policy, processes are effective and efficient, and controls are functioning as designed to mitigate business risks
  • Work with the Senior Director of Internal Audit and key SSC management to improve on overall quality and efficiency of operational and compliance reviews, which includes but are not limited to scoping, auditing, and reporting
  • Identify and report clear, logical, and concise findings based on audit assignments, help develop recommendations based on the findings, and initiate and follow through on management action plans
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and ethics to promote a culture of prudent and ethical practices
  • Provide excellent customer service to internal customers and partner with other functions to improve processes and create value

Working Conditions (travel, environment)

  • This position is salaried, knowing it may include hours which exceed eight hours in a day or forty hours in a week

  • Minimal air and car travel will be required not to exceed 10%
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles.  The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet to moderate.


  • A great opportunity for growth and career mobility within the Company
  • Pay and promotion based on performance
  • The opportunity to assist in building the internal audit function for a fast-growing Company
  • An entrepreneurial culture that encourages original ideas and a driven work ethic

Physical/Sensory Requirements

Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Note:  Floor & Decor considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or familial status, veteran status, or based on any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  Floor & Decor also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee, and is subject to change by the employer at its sole discretion.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities across the country
  • 401k with discretionary company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

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