What does a Senior Internal Auditor do?

As an Internal Auditor you will provide systematic and disciplined approach to effectiveness of risk management control and governance processes. You will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement. You will be accountable for the examination and evaluation of organization processes, reporting findings back to management regarding possible improvements and corrections.

An ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in accounting with a Certified Internal Auditor certification and proven experience as an Internal Auditor. You will have excellent report writing skills along with analysis and data reporting skills and a high level of interpersonal skills. You must have excellent MS Office proficiency especially in databases and a willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

What responsibilities are common for Senior Internal Auditor jobs?
  • Develop internal audit scope and audit plans
  • Acquire, analyze and evaluate accounting documentation
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and share risk aversion methods and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits
What are the typical qualifications for Senior Internal Auditor jobs?
  • MBA in accounting, preferred
  • Certified Internal Auditor, preferred
  • Work with little supervision
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent analysis and data reporting skills
  • High level interpersonal skills
  • Proven work experience as an auditor
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office and databases
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time
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Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Total Pay--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

How much does a Senior Internal Auditor make?

Confident
$107,657 /yr
Total Pay
$85,231
 /yr

Base Pay

+
$22,427
 /yr

Additional Pay

$107,657

 / yr
$24K$546K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range
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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
6%
2 - 4
57%
5 - 7
34%
8+
3%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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Bank Of HopeBank Of Hope
Internal Auditor
May 4, 2021

“Normal benefits with reasonable "low" deductibles 100% employer paid when I worked here.”

Liberty UtilitiesLiberty Utilities
Internal Audit Associate
Sep 28, 2021

“Career development is encouraged and supported”

KPMGKPMG
Internal Audit Associate
Dec 31, 2019

“Everyone i worked with was very helpful and friendly.”

SanofiSanofi
Senior Internal Audit and Risk Assurance Lead
Oct 22, 2020

“Great opportunities outside of the audit opened up to the former auditors as we have being seen as a talent pool.”

IsbankIsbank
Senior Internal Auditor
Jan 5, 2022

“Very predictable and stable career.”

Bloomberry Resorts
Internal Auditor
Jul 13, 2021

“People are nice and friendly.”

Aquity SolutionsAquity Solutions
Internal Auditor
Dec 6, 2021

“Remote work from home was nice”

ABM IndustriesABM Industries
Internal Auditor
Apr 26, 2021

“Nice people always helpful to work with”

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