Internal Audit & SOX Consultant in Raleigh, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/15/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Raleigh, NC
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    3 to 10 years
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Job Description


Our clients have immediate needs for an Internal Audit & SOX Consultant to support project-based initiatives and interim coverages during peak times, at an Senior Internal Auditor to Audit Manager-level skill-set, and always doing hands-on work.

Vaco Consultants will be responsible for supporting the Compliance and Internal Audit functions of our clients in supporting planning, testing, review, and remediation efforts identified during audit work. Our Consultants may also have the opportunity to supplement external audits through our CPA firm relationships.


  • Planning the objectives and scope of audit assignments, including the preparation of audit related documents (engagement letters, planning memos and audit programs, etc.)
  • Providing on-going communication to business partners and Internal Audit Manager
  • Analyzing and assessing potential problems and risks, and developing recommendations for solutions
  • Preparing audit reports to include clear and concise findings and recommendations for corrections/improvements
  • Conducting special investigations as necessary

Skills and experiences:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Accounting Information Systems
  • CPA, CIA or CISA preferred
  • 3+ years of accounting experience in a Big 4 or Large Regional Firm
  • 5+ years of auditing experience
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Excel using pivot tables, v-lookups, and formulas as well as data searching

Personal attributes:

  • Client service-focused team player with a positive "can-do" attitude
  • Ability to commit for duration of engagement
  • Ability to work autonomously with little direction
  • Ability to upward manage hiring manager overseeing project delivery
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills


Vaco's accounting and finance team is made up of senior and executive-level industry veterans from public accounting firms and industry. We've done the audits, managed compliance with new regulations, and navigated mergers, integrations and other demanding projects.

We have direct relationships with hiring managers, so you can expect that we proactively market your skill-set to prospective clients that we mutually agree make sense-promoting your strengths to our client relationships.

Our projects typically last between 3 months and 6 months, but often go longer than expected. As the project has a clear end date, Vaco will work to secure a reference from the client, work with the Consultant to build a Case Study, and begin marketing for our next engagement.

If you are available immediately to begin a consulting engagement with Vaco, and you want to partner with the best consulting firm in the Triangle, apply today to learn more, gain market insights, and join our growing consulting base.

Job Requirements

Audit, Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, SOX