Senior Internal Auditor

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NY-New York (Flatiron)




The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for performing individual internal audit projects, as part of the total internal audit plan. Work performed will include coverage of functional and operating units, focusing on financial and operational processes.

Essential Functions

• Perform financial, Sarbanes-Oxley and operational audits for internal and external audit in a professional manner

• Evaluate the company’s internal control environment and assess the design, effectiveness and adequacy of key systems and processes based on walkthroughs and transaction compliance testing

• Develop internal audit scope, perform internal audit procedures, and prepare internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed

• Assist Internal Audit management with periodic reporting to the Audit Committee, development of the annual internal audit plan, and championing internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business

• Interact with all levels of management and company employees, may direct and review work performed by other internal audit personnel

• Evaluate audit findings and presents results and recommendations to management


• Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and evaluate/report on the design, effectiveness and adequacy of key business processes/areas/functions from an operational, financial or compliance focus (including regulatory legislation – i.e. Sarbanes-Oxley, FCPA, etc.) for both domestic and foreign operations

• Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other internal audit project team members

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management

• Exhibit the leadership skills needed to sell ideas and obtain management buy-in for constructive change

• Understanding of the technical aspects of auditing, accounting and financial reporting

• Experience in performing multiple projects and working with varying team members

• Ability to travel to domestic

• Bachelors of Business Administration or equivalent degree with a major in accounting

• CPA or CIA certification

• At least 5-7 years of experience, with a minimum of 3 years in public accounting

• Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint; ACL a plus

• Retail audit experience and knowledge of Oracle/PeopleSoft a plus


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