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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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior Internal Auditor Salaries

Average Base Pay

£49,958 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£34K
Median: £50K
£73K
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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
6%
2 - 4
57%
5 - 7
34%
8+
3%
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Poh Kong HoldingsPoh Kong Holdings
Internal Auditor
30 May 2022

“No promotion opportunity unless your English is good and with ACCA or another higher certificate level.”

Bank Of HopeBank Of Hope
Internal Auditor
4 May 2021

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

PNC Financial Services GroupPNC Financial Services Group
Internal Audit Senior
25 May 2022

“life balance is night and day from my prior job and the company cares that you have enough time to enjoy your personal life.”

Liberty UtilitiesLiberty Utilities
Internal Audit Associate
28 Sept 2021

“Career development is encouraged and supported”

KPMGKPMG
Internal Audit Associate
31 Dec 2019

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

SanofiSanofi
Senior Internal Audit and Risk Assurance Lead
22 Oct 2020

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

Bloomberry Resorts
Internal Auditor
13 Jul 2021

“People are nice and friendly.”

JabilJabil
Senior Internal Auditor
20 Jun 2022

“Great people and fun to work for Jabil.”

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