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Senior Internal Auditor in Durham, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

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    Durham, NC
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    2 to 5 years
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Job Description

Audit professionals, take the next big step in your career by bringing your expertise to some of the nation's top companies. Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to clients who are looking for Senior Internal Auditors. Our recruiting staff gives you an advantage over your competition by promoting your strengths and assets directly to hiring managers while helping you to be more prepared for your interviews.

From keeping you up to date on market trends and industry expectations, to providing you with valuable insight into the company's culture, compensation expectations and growth opportunities of specific clients, Vaco will give you the edge you need in today's highly competitive job marketplace. If you have a strong audit background and are ready for a rewarding new challenge, let Vaco help you to make it happen. Apply today!

As a Senior Internal Auditor, you will lead audit projects and supervise staff for specific audits, reviews and compilations to ensure compliance and to detect control issues and potential fraud. You will also assist staff with all aspects of the audits they complete and review their prepared engagement work papers and other documents.

Your areas of responsibility in this role will generally include:

  • Performing testing for financial, operational and compliance audits of various functions as well as other special projects
  • Developing business partnerships with business unit leaders to help them understand and mitigate risks in their areas
  • Playing a decision-making role in regard to operational effectiveness and business strategy
  • Determining internal audit scope, performing audit procedures and preparing audit reports that reflect the results of the work performed to be reviewed by management and the Audit Committee
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls and operating practices within the company and divisions, including the safeguarding of assets and the economic and efficient use of company resources
  • Determining compliance with policies and procedures, reporting on any deviations uncovered, identifying control weaknesses and areas of cost savings, and suggesting remedial actions
  • Reviewing and analyzing controls over financial reporting for SOX compliance
  • Assisting external auditors in performing the year-end audit

Job Requirements

As a Senior Internal Auditor, you must be a highly organized and detail-oriented leader with a solid ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. You must also have sound judgment and strong reasoning skills as well superior analytic, problem-solving and decision-making abilities. It is important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and that you can build strong relationships and function effectively as part of a team.

Specific qualifications for the role include:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
• Minimum 2 years of audit experience in public accounting or with a large corporation
• Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and reporting requirements
• SOX compliance and internal controls evaluation experience
• CPA, or CPA candidate, preferred