Senior Internal Auditor

Tractor Supply Company
July 11, 2019
Brentwood, TN
Job Type


Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) , the largest retail chain of rural lifestyle products in the United States, is dedicated to enhancing our strong company culture built on our team members’ commitment to our Mission and Values. With over 1,700 stores in 49 states and an innovative e-commerce platform, Tractor Supply ranks in the Fortune 400 with revenues of $7 billion and growing! Come grow your career with us as we serve those who live “Life out Here”!

This position is responsible for performing assurance and consulting services and audits of business processes at the Store Support Center (SSC) and for helping the Company accomplish its objectives by evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.


  • Document work performed and support received from process owners and identify the root cause of findings. Keep supervisor informed of project status and provide appropriate information to ensure projects are completed by established deadlines.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of business processes across the Company. Prepare narratives and walkthroughs to document this understanding.
  • Review and supervise the work performed by other team members of the department and ensure their projects are completed by established deadlines.
  • Identify risks and internal controls and prepare audit procedures required to evaluate those risks and meet audit objectives.
  • Compile and evaluate information and data to test business processes and internal controls.
  • Work with business leaders to identify solutions to problems, improve processes, and strengthen controls.
  • Prepare audit reports and discuss audit results and recommendations with process owners.
  • Assist the Company's External Auditors by researching requests, obtaining supporting documentation from business owners, and performing and documenting testing.
  • Perform ad hoc appraisals, inspections, and investigations as requested by management. 


Experience : 3+ years of audit or related business experience. Retail experience is strongly preferred.

Education : Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Any suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.

Professional Certifications : Certified Internal Auditor (CIA or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation is strongly preferred.

Other Knowledge, Skills Or Abilities

  • Skilled in relating to all kinds of people inside and outside the Company; strong communication and interpersonal skills (required).
  • Skilled with gathering, documenting, and evaluating information to solve difficult problems (required).
  • Knowledge of the indicators of fraud (required).
  • Ability and proficiency in Microsoft Office products (required).
  • Knowledge of financial reporting risks and internal controls (required).
  • Knowledge of key information technology risks and controls and available technology-based audit techniques (preferred).
  • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (preferred).

Company Description

Don’t let our name fool you. Sure, we may know a thing or two about tractors, but at Tractor Supply Company, it’s far from our only specialty. Our loyal customers come to us for expertise, advice, and thousands of products every day—from lawn and animal care products to equipment, and even clothing. It’s helped make us an important part of the communities we serve, and one of the nation’s fastest growing retail organizations.

We proudly celebrate over 80 years years of service. Founded in 1938 by Charles E. Schmidt, Sr. as a mail order tractor parts business, today Tractor Supply is the largest operator of retail farm stores in America. Our stores are located in rural communities and in the outlying areas of large cities—“Out Here”—where people feel a deep connection with their land. Our customers are as diverse as the products we carry: from farmers and ranchers to pet owners and hobbyists, construction and trades people, and suburban landowners. No matter what they’re looking for, they all get the individual attention and service that have become hallmarks of Tractor Supply stores around the country.

We presently have more than 1,700 TSC stores in 49 states, 8 DC's and an e-commerce website at We are a growth company and research indicates we have an opportunity to grow to 2,500 domestic Tractor Supply store locations. It is very exciting to be a part of this $7.2+ billion organization.

For a complete list of our job opportunities, please visit our careers website at

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