Senior Internal Auditor

Posted on 18 November 22 by Breanna Woosley

  • Hybrid Nashville, or Birmingham
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Job Description

Senior Internal Auditor

The Senior Internal Auditor will assist in planning, executing, and reporting on internal audit engagements, provide oral and written reports reflecting results of work performed, and assist in other risk assessment, issue management, assurance, and consulting activities.

Job Duties

  • Plans, executes, and reports on internal audit engagements in accordance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) and our client’s internal methodology.
  • Performing financial, operational, compliance, and special audits on our client’s business activities to identify risks and controls that may have an impact on the integrity of the control environment, integrity of financial information, or achievement of business objectives.
  • Conducts and documents risk-based audits in accordance with the Standards, including planning, performing control walkthroughs, control testing, documenting, and reporting results.
  • Identifies risks, controls, and concerns in audit areas and discusses potential findings with audit leadership and the business owners.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge in risk and controls, planning comprehensive audits, detailed risk assessments and process/controls documentation, and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Prepares written audit reports that are accurate, objective, constructive, and timely for expressing an opinion on the adequacy of internal controls and to ensure broad understanding of areas where corrective action may be required. Identifies root causes and develops recommendations for improvement to existing systems and functions.
  • Assist in performing risk assessments and annual strategic planning of audits.
  • Performs follow-up activities to assess remediation of identified issues.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information as required by law and by our client’s policy.
  • Maintain professional certification(s) and continue to develop and expand knowledge of the audit profession, our client’s regulatory issuances, our industry, and Company products and information through self-study, research, and continuing education efforts.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or other financial area
  • 4+ years of internal audit experience
  • Audit experience with financial institutions or “Big 4” public accounting/consulting
  • Experience conducting risk-based audits
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, and ability to learn/apply auditing related software
  • Certified Internal Auditor (preferred)
  • Certified Public Accountant (preferred)

Job Information

Rate / Salary



Financial Services/Banking/Insurance



Skills / Experience

Internal Audit, Public Accounting, Risk-Based Audit



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