Sr. Internal Auditor - Richmond, VA - $75k-$90k in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/8/2021

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Job Description

Vaco Financial specializes in the permanent placement of accounting and finance professionals of all levels and industries. We have a team of experienced accounting professionals on staff that makes it their responsibility to educate you on the market, present you with job opportunities to explore, and ensure that the right decision is made regarding your future career. We pride ourselves in providing you with a professional and confidential search. Please visit our website to see a sample of the positions we are currently recruiting for.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Internal Auditor for a reputable, stable corporation that is headquartered in Richmond. This is a newly created position that will report to the Director of Audit and focus on SOX, internal controls, risk analysis, financial analysis, acquisition due diligence and special projects. This person would have the opportunity to grow into a leadership role in the future.


  • Perform testing for financial, operational and compliance audits of various functions and other special projects.
  • Identify, assess, measure and help mitigate risks that impede the Company's mission and strategic objectives. Identify various risk factors faced by the Company (corporate office and field locations) including but not limited to compliance, financial, strategic and operational.
  • Develop business partnerships with business unit leaders to help them understand and mitigate risks in their areas.
  • Play a decision making role in regards to operational effectiveness and business strategy
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls and operating practices within company and divisions, including the safeguarding of assets and the economic and efficient use of company resources.
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures; report on deviations uncovered, identify control weaknesses and areas of cost savings, and suggests remedial action(s).
  • Review and analyze controls over financial reporting for SOX compliance
  • Partner with external auditors; serve as a liaison for the Company; coordinate documentation requirements between management and outside auditors; Provide direct assistance by performing tests for external auditors.


  • BS in Accounting, CPA or CIA preferred
  • 2+ years of audit experience in public accounting or large publicly traded corporation
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and SEC reporting requirements
  • SOX compliance and internal controls evaluation experience
  • Solid analysis, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work effectively on a team

Our client offers a top of the market benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401k and Paid Time Off.

Please send your resume in MS Word to cvanschaften at vaco for review and consideration.