Parish/School Audit Contractor

Catholic Center
Employment Type
Raleigh, NC
Posted Date

This position is a contract-based position. It is paid on a per-audit basis.

Hours per week: Varies, based on needs of each individual audit

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • Assist the audit manager, on a project basis, with reviewing the internal controls environment of each parish and school.
  • Plan and conduct financial, operational, and compliance parish/school audit fieldwork including introductory and exit conferences with pastors/pastoral administrators.
  • Test revenue and expense cycles and perform interviews of clergy, staff and volunteers.
  • Assist the audit manager with planning and conducting financial, operation, and compliance diocesan audit fieldwork.
  • Report on any relevant findings and best practices identified during audits.
  • Prepare audit work papers and draft audit reports for presentation to and discussion of findings with audit manager.
  • Assist audit manager with developing recommendations regarding adding or enhancing internal controls.
  • Assist audit manager with continuously updating the audit program to include new areas of risk.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum level of Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience: 7-9 years
    • Years of related work experience:  At least 3
    • Area of related work experience: Auditing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional demeanor reflective of the values and mission of the Diocese of Raleigh.
  • Highly organized with an attention to detail and ability to apply audit concepts and techniques and critical thinking.
  • Ability and flexibility to manage multiple priorities and off-site audits.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to maintain objectivity, confidentiality and impartiality.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships across all levels within the organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular MS Excel and Word.
  • Proficiency with audit management software, such as TeamMate, OnSpring, AutoAudit, Workiva, etc.
  • Ability to travel throughout the Diocese to conduct audits (approximately 30-40%), using own vehicle. Travel reimbursed.
  • Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant or Certified Fraud Examiner designation is a plus.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills are a plus.

Position Start Date: as soon as possible