Internal Audit Senior

Internal Audit Senior Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Internal Audit Senior to join our team.


  • Prepare draft audit planning documents, audit procedures, and final reports for review by the Supervisor/Manager based on the work performed;
  • Work as part of audit teams and ensure work is completed on time and in keeping with professional standards;
  • Maintain, track and communicate status of assigned work to stakeholders;
  • Monitor management s remediation of identified issues and test the effectiveness of the remediation. Issues testing;
  • Review work of other engagement team members;
  • Provide honest, objective and constructive feedback in timely manner to staff;
  • Report findings and recommendations to client management;
  • Resolve all open items/issues encountered on assigned engagements;
  • Assist in the development of internal audit risk assessments;
  • Train and develop engagement team members;
  • Lead internal audit engagements surrounding various functions of community banks and other financial institutions;
  • Draft internal audit reports.


  • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical people;
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience with a focus on risk based auditing;
  • Experience performing data analysis using data mining and visualization techniques (Tableau, SAS, SQL, R, Python and/or ACL);
  • Banking/financial services experience;
  • Must work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment;
  • Must work well in a team-oriented environment as well as individually;
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), other relevant certifications (or commitment to get certified within one year);
  • Bachelor s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems or related discipline;
  • 2-5 years internal audit related position with financial institutions experience;
  • Working knowledge of regulatory environment and applicable banking regulations impacting the industry;
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving ability;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Previous experience with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) test of controls, preferred;
  • CPA, CIA, CRCM, CFSA or other relevant professional certification, or progress toward certification, preferred.