Sr. Internal Auditor in Center, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Center, IN
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  • Experience:
    5 to 8 years
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Job Description

Our client in the Indianapolis area is looking for a seasoned consultant with corporate internal audit experience. This is a 4-6-month contract assignment.

Sr. Internal Auditor


  • Inspect overall internal control processes to determine accuracy of financial statement account balances and compliance with laws and regulations, company policies and procedures, and GAAP.
  • Ensure Company resources (e.g., cash, physical assets, property, computer equipment/software/passwords and personnel information) are used effectively and efficiently in the process of achieving long-term growth in the value of the Company.
  • Write draft audit comment that summarizes audit findings and recommendations and discuss the validity of the comment with the responsible client employee.
  • Prepare written audit report provided to client and senior management that incorporates the individual audit comments and summarizes the scope, significant issues, and overall audit ranking.
  • Gather reports, designs, records, bill, or invoices in order to test key control attributes.
  • Inspect individual transactions in books of original entry (e.g., general ledger, AP subledger, inventory systems) to determine compliance with laws and regulations, company policies and procedures, contract compliance, and GAAP.
  • Review data (e.g., trial balances, reconciliations, internal analysis) regarding material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income, and expenditures in order to ensure accuracy of the data.
  • Update audit comments based on feedback from status meetings, the client responsible, audit team members, and audit manager.
  • Determine the overall audit opinion on the internal control systems for the auditee based on the number and severity of the audit findings.
  • Review and edit written audit report addressed to client and senior management to ensure content accuracy.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Finance

Related Work Experience:

  • At least 3 years


  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Knowledge of U.S. and local Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation. Ability to compare data from various data sources and identify inconsistencies or variances.
  • Data Collection. Knowledge of data collection methods. This includes obtaining information through reading, interviews, observations, and surveys.
  • Determining Financial Impact: Understanding the financial consequences of decisions; understanding economic value for the system; acting as an owner of the business and making decisions that ensure long-term value.
  • Audit Interviewing. Ability to question individuals in order to gather and understand facts about processes, events, or transactions.
  • Professional Skepticism. Ability and inclination to tactfully yet forcefully pursue understanding and verification to the point of reasonable assurance.
  • Objectivity. Ability to remain independent and objective when performing audits. This includes adhering to the facts and standards (e.g., GAAP, Standards, Practices, and Procedures) and not being unduly influenced by operating management.