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Senior Internal Audit (2)- Boston

Job ID: BH300688

Category: IT Audit, Internal Audit, Auditor

Specialty: Accounting & Finance


Senior Internal Audit- Boston

Open due to growth


Must have:

  • BS / BA in business related field (Accounting major preferred, MBA desirable)

  • 3-6 years public accounting experience (Big 4 preferred)

  • Certified Public Accountant/International equivalent required

  • Must be willing to travel 40% to 50% of the time



The  Sr. Internal Auditor conducts audits to determine effectiveness and compliance with operational, financial & information systems internal controls and policies & procedures, while adding value in the organization by sharing best practices and identifying process improvements.  The position is based in Boston, reports to the Internal Audit Manager and involves traveling to locations in North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. 




The Sr. Internal Auditor should possess certain knowledge and skills as follows:

  • Proficiency in applying internal auditing standards, procedures, and techniques is required in performing engagements.  Proficiency means the ability to apply knowledge to situations likely to be encountered and to deal with them without extensive recourse to technical research and assistance.

  • Proficiency in accounting principles and techniques is required as the auditor will work extensively with financial records and reports.

  • An understanding of management principles is required to recognize and evaluate the materiality and significance of deviations from good business practice.  An understanding means the ability to apply broad knowledge to situations likely to be encountered, to recognize significant deviations, and to be able to carry out the research necessary to arrive at reasonable solutions.

  •  An appreciation of the fundamentals of such subjects as economics, commercial law, taxation, finance, qualitative methods, and information technology is required.  An appreciation means the ability to recognize the existence of problems or potential problems and to determine the further research to be undertaken or the assistance to be obtained. 

  • Ability to develop audit objectives, plans, and scope consistent with the department’s charter, the company’s business objectives, the assessment of audit risk, auditee needs, and the requirement/priorities communicated by the Audit Manager.

  • Communicate with the appropriate level of personnel throughout the organization, particularly those being audited, to resolve audit issues and achieve the desired improvement actions.

  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and share information gained with co-workers.

  • Contribute to a professional environment by developing and maintaining productive auditee, staff, and management relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.

  • Perform audit related tasks in accordance with the Internal Auditing Standards and Code of Ethics as established by the International Institute of Internal Auditors. 

  • Perform related assignments as determined by the Internal Audit Manager or V.P. of Internal Audit.



  • BS / BA in business related field (Accounting major preferred, MBA desirable)

  • 3-6 years public accounting experience (Big 4 preferred)

  • Certified Public Accountant/International equivalent required

  • Internal Audit Certification is a plus

  • Application of internal auditing standards, procedures, and techniques.  Adaptability, understanding, and determination.

  • The ability to understand and document business processes and related internal controls in narrative and/or flowchart formats.

  • Project management skills including the ability to plan and manage multiple audit ensuring timely completeness of related documentation and reports.

  • Skilled communicator both verbally and in writing.  Ability to clearly and effectively convey such matters as engagement objectives, evaluations, conclusions, and recommendations.

  • Skilled at dealing with people.  Ability to understand human relations and maintain satisfactory relationships with engagement clients.  Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.

  • Highly motivated, intelligent, self-starter, comprehensive thinker, curious, dependable, and committed to continuous improvement.

  • Apply creativity to all tasks, analyze activities and operations to determine improvements and advance the effectiveness and efficiencies of internal auditing processes.

  • Skilled in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, drawing logical conclusions, and providing consistent quality outputs.

  • Skills in continuous controls auditing and associated data mining software preferred.

  • Knowledge of the common indicators of fraud, fraud scenarios, and fraud testing.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with coworkers, staff, and external contacts, respond well to coaching and feedback, and work effectively in a professional team environment.

  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office, JDE, Oracle

  • Must be willing to travel 40% to 50% of the time

Job #180038 

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The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Boston, Massachusetts