The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for leading, planning, and supporting critical projects that support the overall strategy and mission of GATX Corporation’s global Internal Audit department. Projects and activities will focus on the following areas: Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance, risk assessments, business process design reviews, internal control training and awareness, internal control testing, fraud investigations, and data analysis. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, energetic and possess a natural curiosity to learn. They will see this role as an opportunity to transform and modernize the internal audit activities globally, with opportunities to further their career within the company.


  1. Serve as primary the coordinator and project manager for the organization’s SOX complinace program, including Internal Audit’s annual control testing requirements.
  2. Assist with risk-based internal audit projects, including assessing the design and operational effectiveness of internal controls and testing compliance with laws and regulations across all business segments.
  3. Contribute to the advance of Internal Audit’s data analytics strategy by embedding data-driven audit techniques into our work, creating data visualizations, and identifying opportunities to partner with the business to add value through digital initiatives, automation, and enhanced reporting.
  4. Keep abreast of industry issues and risk management/internal audit professional practices in order to proactively shape and continuously improve Internal Audit practices and procedures.


Education and/or Experience Required (including certifications):

  • Combined minimum 3 years of external / internal audit experience, U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements.
    Must possess a thorough understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Standards balanced with a demonstrated ability to understand key business drivers and issues affecting a complex global environment.
    Professional certification highly preferred (i.e., CPA, CIA).
  • Excellent project management and organizational skill.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to build effective partnerships across the organization at all levels.
    Must possess the highest professional and personal standards, unquestioned integrity and business ethics.
  • Demonstrated ability and courage of his or her own convictions and adhering to strongly held principles and values – and hold others to the same standards.
  • Prior experience leading data-driven audit procedures, data analytics, and/or creating data visualization presentations is highly preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Moderate travel, approximately 20% including domestic and international locations
  • Hybrid work model - 60% of working days in the Chicago office, remainder from home (remote).


Consistent with our policy, all new hires are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted.


GATX embraces diversity, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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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