Senior Internal Auditor

Diocese of Raleigh
Employment Type
Full Time
Raleigh, NC
Posted Date

Hours per week:  40

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • Plan and conduct parish and school financial, operational, and compliance audit fieldwork including introductory and exit conferences with pastors/pastoral administrators
  • Assist the audit manager with planning and conducting financial, operation, and compliance diocesan audit fieldwork
  • Test revenue and expense cycles of operational and business processes and perform interviews of clergy, staff and volunteers
  • Prepare audit work papers and draft audit reports for presentation to and discussion of findings with audit manager
  • Conduct follow-up reviews on previous audit findings and recommendations
  • Research and apply appropriate accounting principles and auditing standards to reach and support conclusions
  • Assist in continuous monitoring of parish and school performance to identify possible internal control risks
  • Research and provide assistance with designing audit programs including testing to identify issues affecting internal controls
  • Assist in the performance of investigations and prepare related paperwork
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with clergy and staff across all levels within the organization

Minimum Requirements

  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire
  • Minimum level of Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience:  7-9 years
    • Years of related work experience:  At least 4 years
    • Area of related work experience:  Auditing

Other Requirements

  • Professional demeanor reflective of the values and mission of the Diocese of Raleigh
  • Ability to work remotely and independently in an effective and efficient manner
  • Flexibility to manage multiple priorities and audits
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive, clear, and concise reports and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Highly organized with an attention to detail and ability to apply audit concepts and techniques and critical thinking
  • Must be able to maintain objectivity, confidentiality, and impartiality
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular MS Excel and Word
  • Proficiency with audit management software, such as HighBond, TeamMate, OnSpring, AutoAudit, Workiva, etc. preferred
  • Ability to travel throughout the Diocese to conduct audits (approximately 30-40%) required
  • Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant or Certified Fraud Examiner designation is a plus
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills are a plus