Auditor Internal Job Description

Auditor Internal Job Description

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Auditor internal provides practical and value added recommendations/solutions in accordance with the professional Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and governmental audit standards.

Auditor Internal Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Audit internal controls in all company operations
Audit internal controls in company operations
Report on the adequacy of the company's systems, processes, and internal controls, focused on safeguarding assets
Provide support to the Internal Audit Manager in the performance of the Company’s annual Internal Audit and SOX compliance testing
Perform activities associated with the verification and review of internal controls
Partner with other auditors to conduct assurance and consulting projects to assess the effectiveness of internal controls, financial results, efficiency of operations and processes, accuracy of records and adherence to compliance requirements
Maintain awareness and knowledge regarding regulations in the securities industry, general accounting principles, internal audit best practices and best practices common in our businesses
Work with IT to improve efficiency and accuracy within company for outside clients
Determine that company assets are safe-guarded
Ensure company policies and procedures are followed and compliance with applicable governance

Auditor Internal Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Auditor Internal

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, MBA, SOX, AIB, CMA, CISSP

Education for Auditor Internal

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the auditor internal job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Business/Administration, Education, Auditing, Computer Science, Economics, MBA, Graduate

Skills for Auditor Internal

Desired skills for auditor internal include:

Internal controls
Skill in applying internal auditing principles and practices
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Auditing processes
Industry
International Professional Practices Framework promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors
Company
IIA Standards and risk-based audit methodologies
US GAAP
Microsoft Access

Desired experience for auditor internal includes:

Must have a engagement portfolio that consists of manufacturing companies covering inventory review
Develop a budget and/or time frame for how the audit will be completed
Previous experience in the asset management, securities and/or banking industries is a plus
Previous Sarbanes-Oxley experience is a plus
Ability to identify and thoroughly investigate reporting discrepancies, and determine the appropriate course of action (either resolution or higher review)
Professional accounting or auditing designation (e.g., CPA, CIA) or to have substantially completed the requirements for such a designation while actively pursuing the completion of such designation preferred

Auditor Internal Examples

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Auditor Internal Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an auditor internal. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for auditor internal
  • Consult with management in the development of policies and procedures to ensure the company is mitigating risk in all areas
  • Conduct all aspects of audits and ongoing reviews of the company's controls, operating procedures, and compliance with policies and regulations
  • Work with the company's management team to prepare an annual internal risk assessment to identify major risks, enhance quality controls, and build best business practices
  • Maintain open and effective communication and reporting with both the Supervisory Committee and the company's management team
  • Provide the Supervisory Committee appropriate training on the topics of risk and internal controls and other areas as requested
  • Report on the adequacy of credit union systems, processes, and internal controls, focused on safeguarding credit union assets
  • Build in-depth knowledge of the industry, products, business processes, objectives, risks and controls across all business areas
  • Support the preparation of draft board reports outlining audit comments and formal recommendations designed to strengthen internal controls and promote efficiency and effectiveness of the processes under audit
  • Participate in the identification and assessment risks and offsetting internal controls
  • Assist in all phases of internal financial, operational, and compliance audits, including planning, control analysis and testing, issue development and reporting
Qualifications for auditor internal
  • Professional accountancy/auditing qualification , ACCA/ACA/
  • Preference will be given for experience in financial services (e.g., Broker/Dealer or RIA) General understanding of internal control and the demonstrated ability to evaluate and determine the adequacy of controls by considering regulatory and business risks
  • Ability to work independently, adapt to change quickly, multi-task and be part of a team
  • Proven ability to successfully communicate to all audience types and across cultures in both written and verbal form
  • A “can-do” attitude with the ability to work closely with others and on their own
  • Implements leading practices in auditing procedures, accounting regulations, governmental regulations, and internal control procedures, where possible
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Auditor Internal Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an auditor internal. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for auditor internal
  • Partner with leaders to develop corrective action plans in response to Internal Audit recommendations
  • Assist in the planning process of audits, including creation of audit scope and approach, preliminary fact gathering, development of audit programs and preparation of planning documents
  • Identify key findings and prepare appropriate recommendations for audits performed
  • Assist with special projects and audit administration
  • Assisting audit team through assignments
  • Working director with senior management on audit work
  • Assist in the development of the annual integrated audit plan and program
  • Review audit work papers and reports with regulators and outside auditors
  • Attend annual training as required and as appropriate
  • Consult with management in the development of policies and procedures to ensure the credit union is mitigating risk in all areas
Qualifications for auditor internal
  • Leads or contributes to solution and strategy development on a global and/or business-wide level
  • Participates in the setting of the strategic direction within the department
  • Employs knowledge to improve audit operations with new and innovative approaches
  • Identifies issues that have a significant impact to the department/organization and develops action plans to respond to changes
  • Assists with the development of audit tools, programs, reports, information resources, and risk assessments
  • Develops new audit routines, tools, and information resources
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Auditor Internal Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of auditor internal. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for auditor internal
  • Performing documentation and testing of internal controls and audit work in a professional manner, in accordance with professional auditing standards
  • Documenting, evaluating and testing internal controls, including Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance
  • Performing financial and operational audits by assessing risk areas, testing internal controls, and preparing audit workpapers
  • Assists Management with the Company’s ongoing compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act by performing testing and documentation of controls
  • Assist in the maintenance of a dynamic audit universe
  • Perform pre-implementation and post-mortem type reviews as necessary
  • Conducting assigned audit engagements successfully from beginning to end
  • Identifying issues raised, and offering recommended solutions
  • Obtaining and reviewing evidence ensuring audit conclusions are well-documented
  • Communicating tasks to engagement team in a manner that is clear and concise ensuring high quality, accurate, and efficient results
Qualifications for auditor internal
  • Knowledge of the International Professional Practices Framework of the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Knowledge of financial services products, services and regulations
  • Develops and provides training for audit staff
  • Serves as an Auditing representative on committees/projects and assumes liaison functions with other departments within the organization
  • Performs audits in an effective and efficient manner, demonstrating sound judgment and accurate evaluation of risks and controls>/ul>
  • Ability to work with multiple levels of the organization
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Auditor Internal Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of auditor internal. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for auditor internal
  • Basic knowledge of audit practices, accounting policies such as US GAAP, SEC, and SOX reporting requirements and processes
  • Conduct assurance and consulting projects to assess the effectiveness of internal controls, financial results, efficiency of operations and processes, accuracy of records and adherence to compliance requirements
  • Identifying key findings, drafting audit reports and preparing appropriate recommendations for management
  • Assisting with special projects and audit administration
  • Assist in planning audits
  • Perform audit field work
  • Utilizing various data mining and analytical skills to facilitate successful completion of assigned audit engagements and develop working knowledge of other types of audit tools to assist the department in improving the overall effectiveness of the group
  • To schedule and perform detailed planning for internal audits
  • To prepare and execute test programmes and manage the performance of reviews
  • Conduct fraud investigations to ensure they are performed appropriately and inaccordance with existing protocols
Qualifications for auditor internal
  • Experience with finance, actuarial, law, compliance, human resources, marketing and other corporate services
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in auditing finance and/or corporate services areas
  • Bachelor’s degree in degree in accounting, finance or other business related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with previous audit or internal audit experience
  • Technically savvy with above average skills in Excel, Visio and other MS Office products
  • Limited travel (less than 5% of the year) is required
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Auditor Internal Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of auditor internal. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for auditor internal
  • Identify areas for improvement and provide effective recommendations and sound audit conclusions
  • Facilitate issue tracking and validating closure of issues
  • Anticipate and manage obstacles, formulate effective solutions
  • Champion risks and controls considerations, and corporate governance concepts
  • Foster strong relationships with business, technology partners and external auditors
  • Excellent analytical, audit documentation, interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate, identify, and address client needs through relationship building
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple assignments within allocated budget and timeframes
  • Identify the risks related to the audited entity and ensures the existence of controls to master them
  • Perform tests to ensure that controls are effective and assesses the potential risks associated with inefficiency or lack of controls
Qualifications for auditor internal
  • One (1) to two (2) years of auditing, accounting, or related analytical business experience
  • Proficency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Certification in relevant field (CIA, CPA, CFE, CISA, etc) or seeking certification a plus
  • 3+ years in internal audit or public accounting
  • Certifications such as a CA, CPA, CIA, CISA and/or CFE a plus
  • Assist in the development of a comprehensive risk-based internal audit program including internal audit plans, budgets, and risk assessments

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