Candidates for senior internal auditor positions should have five or more years of public accounting or industry experience. Knowledge of accounting, finance and internal controls is required, as is comprehension of internal auditing standards, GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, the COSO framework and risk-assessment practices. An undergraduate degree in accounting or finance is required, along with a professional certification, such as a CIA or CPA. Candidates also should possess strong project-management abilities and excellent verbal and writing skills. Senior internal auditors are expected to work independently with limited direction and guidance and interact with senior management at all levels of the organization. Performing individual internal audit projects, as part of the total internal audit planDeveloping the internal audit scope, performing internal audit procedures and preparing internal audit reportsCovering functional and operating units with a focus on financial, information technology and operational processesDirecting and reviewing the work performed by other internal audit personnel, including resources from co-sourcing firmsApplying knowledge of internal control concepts and experience to planning, performing, managing and reporting on the evaluation of various business processes, areas and functionsPerforming follow-up on the status of outstanding internal audit issuesAssisting in internal audit management and the development of the annual internal audit planSupervising internal audit staff Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can help you with your senior internal auditor corporate accounting staffing needs.
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Salary for Senior Internal Auditor Corporate Accounting in San Francisco, CA
$113,400 - $160,313
25th percentile
$113,400
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
$136,013
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
$160,313
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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