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Senior Internal Auditor
Ref No.: 18-04911
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 85,000.00 - 105,000.00 /Year
Senior Internal Auditor

Senior Internal Auditor Summary:
The Senior Internal Auditor will conduct operational and financial audits, assist with identifying and implementing business process improvements, and provide written recommendations to strengthen internal controls and improve operational efficiencies and effectiveness.

Senior Internal Auditor Responsibilities:
  • Interviewing personnel and reviewing policy documents to gain an understanding of control processes, departmental responsibilities, and workflow procedures which may or may not have been formally documented or reviewed in the past.
  • Identifying relevant risks and controls present in the Firm's environment, as well as control gaps that could increase the risk of fraud, misappropriation, or inaccurate financial reporting.
  • Developing an audit plan to test the effectiveness of controls, including defining scope of audit work, documenting test steps and expected results, obtaining supporting evidence, and documenting any test exceptions or control gaps noted.
  • Formally communicating test results to the Director of Internal Audit and the Firm's senior management timely and in compliance with departmental standards.
  • Performing follow-up audits to confirm prior recommendations have been implemented.
  • Assisting in an annual organization-wide risk assessment and creation of annual audit plan for the coming year.
Senior Internal Auditor Qualifications:
  • Direct experience auditing business process and general controls with ability to recommend best practices for Internal Controls. Exposure to Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) control testing a plus.
  • Strong data analysis skills for analyzing structured datasets. Excel proficiency required, SQL experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of change management risks and best practices (system implementations, structural re-organizations, etc.) a plus.
Senior Internal Auditor Education and/or Experience:
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor license is a MUST HAVE
  • 3-5 years of experience in risk-based auditing preferred.
  • Law firm experience a plus but not needed