Founded in 1898 and headquartered in Chicago, IL, GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company worldwide. Our competitive advantage is our full-service leasing business model, including a world-class railcar maintenance network. The key to our long-term growth and success is attracting and retaining top talent.


The HYBRID Internal Auditor I will assist with planning and executing critical projects that support the overall strategy and mission of GATX Corporation’s global Internal Audit Department. Under the guidance and supervision of the GATX Internal Audit Senior Manager, the Internal Auditor will perform projects and activities within the areas of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance, business process design reviews, compliance testing, data analysis and other specialized projects. 


  • Testing internal controls over financial reporting, including assessing design and operational effectiveness of business process and information technology controls.
  • Performing walkthroughs of significant financial processes and control activities, examining records, reports, and documentation.
  • Prepare and organize SOX control audit documentation, including use of current templates, documentation structures and technology platforms (SOXHub)
  • Proactively communicate with the Internal Audit team regarding status of assigned SOX areas and projects against deadlines
  • Coordinating SOX testing activities with those of the external auditors
  • Performing audit procedures under the supervision and guidance of Internal Audit leadership, employing critical thinking, professional skepticism and appropriate testing methodologies.
  • Preparing internal audit documentation to support audit conclusions, including evaluation of root cause and recommendations.
  • Participate in a wide range of projects and consistently demonstrate creative thinking and individual initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting preferred, other business-related degrees considered
  • Previous internship or professional experience in internal audit, SOX control testing or accounting preferred
  • Candidates pursuing with CPA, CISA or CIA certifications preferred
  • Responsible and self-motivated with strong work ethic
  • Excellent problem solving, research and analytical skills
  • Effective communication and organization skills
  • Detail oriented and ability to work in a highly productive team environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel PowerPoint and Visio
  • HYBRID role

GATX embraces diversity, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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