Senior Internal Auditor
A unique opportunity to grow and have visibility in the Audit department of an Airline! Hybrid work arrangement available.

The Senior Internal Auditor helps to provide independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve our client's operations. This position will work with a broad range of the business to access risk, develop, and execute audit plans across a variety of risk areas. The Senior Internal Auditor will assist the Director of Internal Audit with the company’s internal audit methodology and quality standards and coordinate work with external auditors. This position plays a key role in compliance with financial and information technology requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX).

Roles and Responsibilities:
Obtain and maintain an overall understanding of client's industry, structure, and departmental functions, particularly the risks involved within assigned audit areas

  • Contribute to the comprehensive continuous risk assessment process that ultimately determines the Company’s approach to risk and Internal Audit’s audit plan
  • Execute the annual risk-based internal audit plan. Act as a valued business partner and trusted assurance provider by completing assigned work that provides insights that strengthen business performance and the control environment 
  • Perform audits in a professional manner and in accordance with approved audit programs and commit to continually improve client relationships while maintaining independence
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams regarding business processes, risks, controls, and systems. Demonstrate the ability to identify key risks and the related controls necessary within business processes.  Develop and maintain accurate and complete risk and control documentation
  • Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of systems of internal controls (accounting, financial reporting, IT, and operational controls) using a risk-based approach. This includes executing test steps to assess the design and operational effectiveness of SOX key controls, providing clear and concise testing documentation with formulated conclusions. 
  • Evaluate deficiencies in internal controls, partner with management to identify practical solutions, and monitor management’s corrective action plan to improve deficient conditions
  • Communicate results of audits and compliance activities to process owners and management
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of control assessment frameworks and the IIA’s Code of Ethics and Standards for Internal Auditing
  • Assist in preparation of internal audit materials for stakeholders and/or Audit Committee meetings
  • Perform risk management, governance, and investigations
  • Any other duties assigned by management


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or advance Finance degree
  • Minimum two years public accounting or equivalent internal audit experience, three to five years preferred
  • Advanced skills working with accounting and financial reporting software as well as Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, enabling effective interaction with all levels of management and process owners across all functional areas
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to take complex financial and other data and present it clearly and concisely to management
  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to meet deadlines

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge, experience, and understanding of airline business processes and systems
  • SOX, IT, data analytics and/or other compliance experience
  • Certification or working towards certification (CPA, CIA, CISA or CFE)

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

About Versique

Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.

Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.


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