Senior Internal Auditor - Downtown Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/11/2020

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Job Description


The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for performing individual internal audit projects, including U.S. Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) testing as part of the total internal audit plan. This responsibility includes, performing internal controls testing procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Work performed will include coverage of functional and operating units and focusing on financial, IT, and operational processes. The Senior Internal Auditor will also assist the Internal Audit Manager with period reporting to the audit committee, development of the annual internal audit plan, and championing internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business. Additionally, the Senior Internal Auditor performs follow-up on the status of outstanding SOX and internal audit issues.


  • Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage, and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions
  • Interpret business processes and identify key internal controls to ensure SOX compliance and/or standardized control procedures for all full scope or limited scope entities
  • Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance
  • Understanding of internal auditing standards and risk assessment practices
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting
  • Assist the Internal Audit Manager with preparation and planning of the annual internal audit plan
  • Assist in the coordination of external and internal audit testing and scheduling
  • Partner with business process owners to identify and remediate internal control weaknesses identified through testing
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the internal control framework on a routine basis
  • Continually refine and communicate key control objectives to ensure ongoing compliance
  • Assist the Internal Audit Manager in identifying and implementing business process changes resulting in strengthened internal controls and operational efficiencies
  • Perform data analytics to identify unusual patterns or trends and investigate findings


  • Minimum 3 years Accounting and Finance experience with prior Public/Audit firm - Big 4 is a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting required.
  • CPA / CIA certification (or in progress)
  • Mathematical, analytical, communication (written and oral), time management, decision making and leadership skills
  • Experience with U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act.