Lead Auditor

Lead Auditor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead Auditor to join our team.


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Experience with SOX compliance, operational, financial, and compliance audits;
  • ACL experience is a plus;
  • CPA or CIA required;
  • Ability to travel up to 40%;
  • Evaluate internal controls, identify weaknesses and recommend improvements;
  • Communicate effectively with management regarding audit scopes, plans and results;
  • Evaluate risk areas and develop audit programs to test these risks;
  • Perform all the phases of an audit including planning, execution, documentation and reporting;
  • Perform audits at both domestic and international locations;
  • Analyze and understand business processes;
  • Prepare audit reports detailing results of audits;
  • Develop audits, plans and programs for areas that were not previously audited.


  • Distribute individual claim/work queues to team in a timely manner;
  • Develop working relationship with vendor counterparts;
  • Adjust workloads as necessary to achieve successful completion of project;
  • Participate in client presentation of findings, when requested;
  • Ability to travel up to 40%
  • Clearly communicate and professionally interact with vendor and onsite audit team;
  • Understand client’s plans and apprise team of unique provisions/issues prior to onsite audit;
  • Understand vendors’ processes, operating environment, and specific challenges and take them into account with daily onsite work;
  • ACL experience is a plus;
  • Experience with SOX compliance, operational, financial, and compliance audits;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Meet billable hours target;
  • Resolve post-onsite audit activities in an accurate and timely fashion;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.