Staff Auditor

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

Hours per week: 40 hours per week

Position Summary:

The Diocese of Raleigh is seeking a Staff Auditor to support the mission and goals of the Bishop in serving the faithful of the diocese. The staff auditor's role is to assist the audit manager by supporting the internal audit function and reviewing the internal controls environment of the Diocese, its parishes, and schools and reporting on any relevant findings and best practices identified.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist the audit manager and team members with the preparation for the performance of internal audits.
  • Plan and conduct parish and school financial, operational, and compliance audit fieldwork including introductory and exit conferences with pastors/pastoral administrators.
  • 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.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with clergy and staff across all levels within the organization.
  • Provide support for the audit manager and senior auditors with tracking the status of the audit plan and individual audits.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.
  • 1-3 years of auditing experience required.
  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Ability to travel throughout the Diocese to conduct audits (approximately 15-25% annually).
  • Pursuit of Certified Internal Auditor and/or Certified Fraud Examiner designation is a plus.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills are a plus.

Position Start Date: As soon as possible