Senior Internal Auditor

Location: St. Louis, MO, United States
Position Overview: 
The Senior Internal Auditor works with audit management and business management to identify internal areas or functions needing review, and plans for necessary audits. Leads specific audit engagements by supervising Experienced auditors on specific audit engagements, initiating and overseeing all fieldwork, and wrap-up activities, and is responsible for ensuring all required activities are completed. It also evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls over the activities reviewed. The auditor will report findings to business management and recommend necessary corrective action and process improvements. The auditor will also provide assistance to team members with issues requiring technical expertise or advanced knowledge. Provides training and acts as a mentor to Staff Auditors.  

Essential Functions: 
  • Evaluate functions and activities in assigned areas under review to determine the nature of operations and the adequacy of the system of control in achieving established objectives.      
  • When applicable interpret government regulatory requirements including those related to Medicare & Medicaid services      
  • Maintains strategic industry and Company knowledge; continuously updates practical knowledge and skills by using resources such as reading and reference materials, and attending training seminars as required     
  • Plans or assists in planning, the scope of the audit, and prepares the audit program.      
  • Obtains, analyzes, and appraises evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control. Coordinates testing to support compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.     
  • Manages the required time and expense budgets on specific audit engagements.      
  • Performs a quality assurance review of all audit work papers prepared by the audit team for compliance with department policies and procedures and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.     Makes, or assists in making, oral or written presentation to management during and at the conclusion of the examination, discusses deficiencies, recommends corrective action, and suggests improvement in operations and reductions in cost.     
  • Prepares formal written reports expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control.     
  • Serves as a starting point of escalation for issues requiring a higher degree of expertise or discretion to resolve and ensures timely resolution.     
  • May assist with work distribution. Mentors less experienced team members to improve their understanding and skills. Ensures they are familiar with resource materials including manuals and systems.     
  • Special projects as assigned.     
  • Assists in developing department guidelines, policies and procedures.     
  • Assists with the re-design and re-engineering of Department processes, as requested.

  • 5-8 years Internal Audit experience
  • CPA
  • SOX experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills Good presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • CIA
  • MBA or Masters in Accounting 
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct 

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