Internal Auditor - Richmond, VA in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

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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 an Internal Auditor for a large, stable manufacturing corporation that is headquartered in Richmond. This is a newly created position that will report to the Director of Audit and focus on SOX, financial analysis, acquisition due diligence and special projects. This person would have the opportunity to grow into an assistant controller or finance manager role in the future.


  • Perform testing for financial, operational and compliance audits of various functions and other special projects.
  • 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
  • Assist the external auditors in performing the year-end audit.


  • BS in Accounting, CPA or CIA preferred
  • 1 to 4 years of audit experience
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • 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.