Brookdale Senior Living

  • Internship - Internal Audit

    Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
    Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
    Location : Name
    HR - Recruiting-MKE
    Location : Address
    6737 W. Washington St.
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you’ll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there’s a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.


    The Internal Audit Intern will assist in documenting and updating business process flows and perform tests of controls in conjunction with our annual assessment of internal controls over financial reporting, as well as other operational, financial, technology or regulatory audits as may be requested.  The Internal Audit Intern will perform various administrative procedures applicable to maintaining and conducting department operations and activities; and will be expected to maintain all organizational ethical and applicable professional standards, including compliance with The IIA’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

    1. Assists in determining whether the organization’s network of risk management, control, and governance processes, as designed and represented by management, are adequate and functioning in a manner to ensure that risks are appropriately identified and managed.
    2. Reviews financial, managerial, and operating information for accuracy, reliability and timeliness.
    3. Assists in ensuring employee’s actions are in compliance with policies, standards, procedures, and applicable laws and regulations.
    4. Ensures resources are acquired economically, used efficiently, and adequately protected.
    5. Coordinates programs, plans, and objectives for achievement.
    6. Collaborates with team for continuous quality improvements in the organization’s control process.
    7. Stays abreast of legislative or regulatory issues impacting the organization general business/economic developments and new pronouncements/standards and relevant regulations to gain an understanding of their links and impact to the company’s business.
    8. May assist in the interaction with the various governance groups as needed.


    This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.


    Education and Experience
    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Must be a second or third year student currently pursuing an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree at an accredited college with a minimum of one accounting class and a GPA of 3.2 or better. This internship is full-time during the summer and part-time during the school semesters - with the intention of it lasting 1 full year.

    Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements


    Management/Decision Making
    Uses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.


    Knowledge and Skills
    Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization.
    Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization. Ability to calculate figures and amounts. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


    Physical Demands and Working Conditions

    • Standing
    • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
    • Walking
    • Sitting
    • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
    • Reach with hands and arms
    • Climb or balance
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Talk or hear
    • Ability to lift: Up to 25 pounds
    • Vision


    Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.


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