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Staff Auditor

  • Location: NY - New York
  • Job Type: Full Time

Work it! Here at Shake Shack, we take care of each other first and foremost so that we can make raves for our guests, community, suppliers, and investors. After all, teamwork makes the dream work. We work our buns off, but we play hard too, with a Team Appreciation Day, unlimited meal discounts, volunteer opportunities, and so much more. If you’re looking for a deeply fulfilling, financially rewarding, and really fun career, you’re in the right place. 

Staff Internal Auditor 

The Staff Internal Auditor assists in evaluating the company’s internal control structure and other accounting, financial and operational activities. This is accomplished through continual compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. The position assists corporate management and operations personnel in the design, application, and assessment of internal controls to safeguard assets, ensure accuracy and completeness of financial and operations data and promote operational efficiency and effectiveness.

Please attach your cover letter with your application

Key Responsibilities

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance:
- Manage the design, operation and testing of the internal controls over financial reporting as required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 - Sections 302 and 404
- Assist in annual SOX risk assessment and scoping
- Update financial process documentation in the form of narratives and/or flowcharts for all financial processes
- Identify key financial controls and control design gaps; includes understanding management review controls and information produced by the entity and related documentation requirements
- Perform walkthroughs, test key controls (business process, entity level, and ITGC), and conclude on operating effectiveness
- Work with management to develop action plans and monitor the status of action plans to address control design and operating deficiencies
- Coordinate day to day activities with External Audit to ensure minimal duplication of efforts

Other Operational Responsibilities:
- Ad-hoc audits, fraud investigations, process improvement initiatives and other projects as requested
- Assist in the development of an annual risk assessment
- Assist in the execution of the annual audit plan which includes evaluating accounting, financial and operational activities (e.g. Shack level audits, inventory counts) that align with the company’s strategic business objectives
- Prepare materials and participate in regular status updates to management and the external auditors on key matters pertaining to the control environment
-Track and manage status against audit timelines and schedules

Skills & Knowledge

  • Skilled with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Confident, Caring, Team-oriented, Guest-focused, Supportive, Empathetic, Trustworthy
  • Background should include core competency in SOX compliance and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and SEC reporting


  • 1-2 years of professional experience 
  • Bachelors Degree in Business or Accounting
  • Big 4 Public accounting experience preferred
  • Experience with Workday, AuditBoard (or similar product), Fastpath Assure (or similar product) is a plus
  • CPA/CIA/CISA preferred

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Transit Discount Program
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Time Off Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Dining Program
  • Referral Bonus
  • Online Training Program
  • Career Development
  • Corporate Fitness Discount Programs
  • Choice of Global Cash Card or Direct Deposit

About Us

Beginning as a hot dog cart in New York City’s Madison Square Park, Shake Shack was created by Danny Meyer, Founder and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group and best-selling author of Setting the Table. Shack Fans lined up daily, making the cart a resounding success, and donating all proceeds back to the park beautification efforts.  A permanent stand was eventually built…and the rest is Shack history! With our roots in fine dining and giving back to the community, we are committed to high quality food served with a high level of hospitality. Our team members enjoy a positive work environment that is deeply committed to the philosophy they we "Stand for Something Good."

Shake Shack is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental and physical), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital, military and veteran status.

Our company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws.

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Benefits of Shake Shack

  • Paid Time Off
  • Teamwork Culture
  • Healthcare
  • 401K