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Senior Internal Auditor in Charlotte, NC at Pionear

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

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Job Description



  • Assist on complex audit engagements from initiation to successful completion. This includes but is not limited to: 
  • Performing risk assessment, determining scope, establishing risk-based audit programs, assessing time budgets, and developing an audit planning memo.
  • Conducting internal audit procedures ensuring adherence with company standards and methodology. 
  • Communicating potential audit observations to client and company management timely and performing follow-up evaluation of outstanding internal audit issues. 
  • Drafting internal audit reports that highlight observations and recommendations that are factual in content and provide guidance to the organization. 
  • Plan and coordinate SOX testing with operations management, process owners and external audit team effectively and timely. This includes: actively participating in the planning and coordination of resources and time budgets; conducting testing procedures ensuring adherence with company standards and methodology; timely communicating the test results to process owners and management; and timely completing documentation of work performed. 
  • Demonstrate an overall understanding of the business units being reviewed including but not limited to business objectives, operations, management concerns, and other. 
  • Understand SOX legislation, COSO and PCAOB standards and guidelines, and keep abreast of new developments and trends while ensuring company strategy and procedures remain up-to-date. 
  • Interface with various levels of management as required and develop relationships that help promote and advance the objectives of the company. 
  • Contribute and encourage ideas and opinions for continuous improvement within the department. This includes proactively addressing issues, concerns and/or opportunities to develop staff and promote best practices. 
  • Provide quality deliverables in a timely manner. 
  • Adhere to applicable department and professional standards. 
  • Provide ongoing support to the business when appropriate such as: 
  • Preparation and on-going maintenance of control activities 
  • Identification and resolution of internal control issues 
  • Identification of internal control best practices. 

Job Requirements


  • BS / BA in Accounting or Finance. CPA, CIA preferred. 
  • Three to seven years of public accounting and / or industry experience with knowledge of internal controls, accounting, information systems, or finance. 
  • Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes / areas / functions. 
  • Ability to work independently, with limited direction and / or guidance. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and Management. 
  • Exhibit the leadership skills and the skills to obtain management buy-in for constructive change. 
  • Proficient in applying internal auditing standards, COSO, PCAOB standards, and risk assessment practices. 
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting. 
  • Understanding of general information technology controls and information technology audit concepts. 
  • Experience in performing multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 
  • Commitment to continuous learning and maintaining subject matter expertise on Audit, SOX and related regulations, methodologies and best practices. 
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Audit Command Language (ACL), OpenPages or TeamMate. 
  • Travel 30% both domestic and international. 

Pionear is an equal opportunity employer