Senior Internal Auditor

  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Monro, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest auto service companies and major tire retailer. We own and operate more than 1,200 stores in 32 states and our stock trades on the Nasdaq (MNRO). The Monro family of brands includes some the most recognizable names in the industry—Monro Auto Service and Tire Centers, Mr. Tire, Tire Choice, amongst many more regional chains. Our dominance is driven by teammates who strive to provide a five-star experience and deliver consistent value to our guests and shareholders. At Monro, we understand that a 5-star guest experience begins with a 5-star teammate experience. In fact, we’re currently investing more than $100 million in store improvements, new technology, and career development through our own Monro University training platform. 

Destination Monro – Your Career is Here! 

Do you have what it takes to shape a better future for yourself and the automotive service industry? Our vision is to be America’s leading auto and tire centers, trusted by consumers as the best place in our neighborhoods for quality automotive maintenance and repairs. We’re looking for motivated individuals at every stage in their career who share our vision. Positions are available in our retail locations across our many brands, in field management, and in store operations at our Store Support Center in Rochester, New York. If you like helping others, as much as you like working on cars; if you enjoy being part of a team, solving problems, and building guest relationships; if you value honesty and integrity - we have a Destination for you at Monro. Contact us to learn more.  Destination Monro! – Your career is here. 

Job Description

Job Summary:  The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for overseeing Monro’s audit plan to ensure compliance with SOX as required by public companies.  This position will also be involved with assessing the adequacy and operating effectiveness of processes with the goal of creating efficiencies that add value to Monro and optimize the overall internal control structure. 

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate Monro’s financial statement risk assessment

  • Develop/review audit programs and audit workpapers; ensure that relevant audit assertions are addressed in testing

  • Perform testing of the more complex/high risk areas; monitor timely completion of SOX testing

  • Maintain accurate risk control matrices and ensure correlation with the narrative documentation and test plans

  • Determine the cause of audit exceptions and remediate deficiencies

  • Ensure quality of work including good self-review techniques and thorough documentation to support audit conclusions

  • Develop recommendations for process improvements and efficiencies

  • Utilize queries, robotic process, and SOX automation software to facilitate audit, reporting, and continuous monitoring

  • Communicate timely with the department manager when problematic issues or potential exceptions arise to promote transparency

  • Perform off-site audits at stores and warehouses as needed

  • Assist with other projects as assigned

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and a minimum of 5 years direct relevant experience (public accounting, public company, or Sarbanes-Oxley compliance preferred)

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Possess a solid understanding of U.S. GAAP and internal audit principles

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy engaging self-review techniques

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and projects to meet established deadlines

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present information in an effective and concise manner to teammates and management

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels within the company

  • Ability to balance a healthy level of skepticism with tact and diplomacy, yet with an assertive demeanor

  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications with the ability to learn new and existing company specific software applications (experience with business intelligence or data analytic software a plus)

  • Ability to take initiative in identifying problems, collecting data, and establishing facts in order to produce practical decisions and solutions


Work Environment & Physical Requirements:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners and fax machines.  Position requires prolonged periods of sitting/standing at a desk and working on a computer.

Occasional travel to Stores and Warehouses.





Additional Information


  • Health Insurance  

  • Dental Insurance 

  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match 

  • Paid vacation 

  • Paid Holidays 

  • Career Development 

  • Employee Discounts  


Monro, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.