Staff Internal Auditor Job Description

Staff Internal Auditor Job Description

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Staff internal auditor provides support to team management in executing Internal Audit projects, internal controls testing and preparing workpapers / reports in accordance with department and Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA) standards across audit plan.

Staff Internal Auditor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Verifying that accounting and results of operations are recorded in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Performing detailed test of key internal controls
Performs audits of the accounting and financial data operational processes of various departments within the organization to ensure accuracy and compliance with company guidelines
Perform tests of internal controls within the company's business units for compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and identify and communicate deficiencies for remediation
Assist with the evaluation and implementation of corporate policies and procedures
Evaluate internal controls
Planning audit assignment prior to commencement of field work
Performing field work audit testing and preparation of work papers
Interviewing individuals to gain an understanding of the area being audited
Testing the system of internal control is ensure it is operating efficiently and effectively

Staff Internal Auditor Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Staff Internal Auditor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, CIPT, CISSP, CISM, CTA, CBA, CA

Education for Staff Internal Auditor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Staff Internal Auditor

Desired skills for staff internal auditor include:

Audit standards
Policies and procedures
PBM
Healthcare industry helpful
Accounting principles
COSO integrated framework of internal controls
Generally accepted auditing standards
Accounting
Concepts and practices
Internal controls

Desired experience for staff internal auditor includes:

Identifying, documenting, and notifying the in-charge of audit issues
Completing SOX 404 reviews under proper level of supervision
Communicating deficiencies to management as the basis for the SOX 404 report
Maintaining current SOX documentation
Keep current on GAAP and auditing standards, trends in the construction industry through association with professional organizations and training, as deemed appropriate
Assist with identifying and evaluating the organization's risk areas and provide input into the development of recommendations that rectify unmitigated business risks and that identify opportunities for improvement based upon careful analysis

Staff Internal Auditor Examples

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Staff Internal Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a staff internal auditor. 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 staff internal auditor
  • Agree cost effective and practical action plans on risk mitigation and improvements in internal control with opco management
  • Responsible for administrative duties including basic office administration, travel arrangements, manage costs, annual leave submission
  • Adhere to project deadlines engagement budgets for time and costs
  • Assist with operational, information technology, financial, compliance, and forensic audits
  • Perform testing to evaluate the adequacy of controls and document their evaluation
  • Develop and document findings for audit reports
  • Assure that the audit work papers contain collaborating evidence to support the audit objectives
  • Participate in risk assessment meetings and workshops with executive and senior management
  • Assist with the identification of new or evolving risks across the company
  • Provide support to the Chief Audit Executive, including developing or editing presentations and other documents and other administrative tasks
Qualifications for staff internal auditor
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications, including Excel, Visio, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of internal control standards and techniques sound awareness of corporate governance or enterprise risk management
  • Interact internally with staff, management, and occasionally senior management
  • Ability to work independently in a strong team environment
  • Professional designation is a plus (CIA preferred)
  • Experience in a SOX / COSO control environment is a plus
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Staff Internal Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of staff internal auditor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for staff internal auditor
  • Gathering and analyzing data to determine compliance with internal controls through observations, through examination of documents, records and system settings and/or through inquiries with employees
  • Execute audit program steps that involve reviewing transactions, documents, records, reports, and compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Develop and execute audit programs and document related work to evaluate internal controls related to financial risks, operational activities, and compliance requirements
  • Perform risk mitigation
  • Demonstrating advanced understanding of internal control concepts and experience apply them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions
  • Reviewing the day-to-day activities of resources from the co-sourcing consulting firm, including assessing and revising proposed audit programs, coordinating the review of documentation and implementing the interview schedule
  • Writing and working with GIA management to communicate action plans resulting from audit findings and recommendations, ensuring that all significant areas are appropriately documented and addressed
  • Prepare and review all audit project written communications such as audit work paper documentation, audit report, and recommendations
  • Prepare reports documenting findings and recommendations
  • Perform risk analysis of each audit area during the planning stage to identify key risks of the audit area and how the audit plan will address identified risks
Qualifications for staff internal auditor
  • Familiarity with data analytical tools is a plus
  • Experience with SOX testing and conducting Internal Audits in a complex and dynamic environment is a must
  • Working towards or have CPA, CIA or other related certification preferred
  • Good understanding of internal controls and knowledge of auditing standards and GAAP
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately and efficiently
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of company and audit data and information
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Staff Internal Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of staff internal auditor. 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 staff internal auditor
  • Work with others or independently as determined by needs of the assignment
  • Assist with performing operational, financial, and compliance audit projects
  • Works with the internal audit team in executing against the annual audit plan by performing audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures
  • Performs follow-up reviews of previously completed projects
  • Complies with the International Professional Practices Framework established by the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Participates in other projects at the direction of audit management
  • Assist in development of work programs, documentation of work papers, drafting internal audit findings and recommendations, regularly reporting to management, and preparation of formal audit reports for domestic locations
  • Assist Internal Audit Management in identifying and managing financial, operational, compliance, fraud, and information technology risks
  • Develop relationships with company and franchise personnel to facilitate adding value throughout the organization
  • Understands and applies internal audit methodologies
Qualifications for staff internal auditor
  • High level of professional and personal integrity and ethics
  • Excellent analytical skills and sound professional judgement
  • Bachelor's degree in job-related field, Information Systems, Computer Science
  • It is anticipated that the applicant will possess or obtain at least one job-related certification within two years of entering the department
  • Job-related work experience in internal or external audit, advisory/consulting services, information technology or technology compliance of at least 2 years is desired
  • Proficient in Excel, some experience with Access, ACL and/or other query tools
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a staff internal auditor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for staff internal auditor
  • Participates in departmental initiatives and projects under the direction of the internal audit management team to maintain a high-level internal audit function
  • Possesses knowledge of engagement objectives and expectations as co-developed with operations
  • Creates work products such as audit analysis, correspondence, memoranda and other working papers that document the engagement procedures performed, the findings, and the results of those procedures
  • Participates in developing internal audit deliverables, and assures work is completed within agreed upon time frames
  • Develops and maintains relationships with corporate personnel at appropriate levels
  • Documenting and performing walkthroughs of key processes, risks and controls
  • Assisting in developing audit checklists, programs and/or guidelines
  • Conducting audits, remediation and roll forward testing
  • Assisting in recommending corrective actions and verification of corrective action taken
  • Assisting in writing clear and concise audit reports
Qualifications for staff internal auditor
  • 1+ years of relevant accounting or auditing experience(internships included)
  • Minimum of CPA eligibility required, CPA or CIA preferred
  • Experience with SAP preferred, strong technical skills required
  • Multi-lingual candidates highly preferred
  • Bachelors degree and Finance/Accounting professional with at least 5 years of progressive experience in internal audit
  • Good knowledge of relevant internal control frameworks (COSO, COBIT, ISO 27002)
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Staff Internal Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a staff internal auditor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for staff internal auditor
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by internal audit management
  • Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with colleagues
  • Support all functional areas of Internal Audit including executing financial audits, Sarbanes-Oxley testing, external audit direct assistance, operational audits, plant audits, and regular inventory observations
  • Assist in the execution of projects in the Information Technology Audit area of the Internal Audit department including Information Technology Sarbanes-Oxley testing activities and Information Technology related Internal Audit projects
  • Build relationships with key process owners to become a trusted business partner
  • Support the internal Quality Assurance and Improvement Program to maintain compliance with The Institute of Internal Auditors' International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
  • Assist with performing operational, financial/Sarbanes-Oxley, and compliance audit projects
  • Financial/operational/compliance audits
  • Assess controls
  • Some travel is expected, normally for periods of 1-2 weeks
Qualifications for staff internal auditor
  • Familiarity with applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, business / IT practices, reviewing financial statements, and interpreting legal documentation
  • Good knowledge of internal investigation procedures
  • Strong knowledge of IIA Internal Auditing Standards, Ethics, and Business Practices
  • An understanding of IT general and application controls
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of audit, accounting or finance experience
  • Experience in Banking and Financial Industry, preferred

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