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12 Jan 2022

Freelance Staff Auditor – 6 positions

MyNiceJob – Posted by mynicejob Atlanta, GA

Job Description

Seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented Staff Auditor to conduct audits related to identified risks and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX). He/ She is responsible for audit preparation, testing and reporting results. This position may assist external auditors in addressing testing and compliance issues. Travel may be required for this position.

The Staff Auditor is responsible for auditing key controls, and highlighting improvement opportunities to the audit process and changes needed to comply with the defining procedures. He/She conducts interviews to confirm process activities are properly documented.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Reviews audit processes (e.g., process map, narrative and control point listing, etc.) to ensure documentation is current and to identify any gaps in test procedures

• Interviews relevant staff to confirm process activities are documented accurately.

• Prepares work papers (i.e., description of implemented audit controls tests) to formally document audit activities.

• Ensures quality action plans address the root cause of a finding.

• Interacts as needed with external auditors to respond to process documentation requests (e.g., review annual testing plans, audit test findings, etc.)

• Coordinates with the subject matter expert to keep process documentation (e.g. narratives, self-audit workpapers).

Minimum Requirements

• Accounting Knowledge: Demonstrates basic knowledge of accounting theory and principles.

• Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Knowledge: Demonstrates a basic understanding of the functions, regulations, and procedures of compliance agencies or governing bodies; takes a leadership position in programs that reduce risk and enhance safety.

• Project Planning: Demonstrates an understanding of basic project planning processes, including planning action items and resources.

• Must be willing to travel.

• Experience with SQL, Advanced Excel, Advanced Access, Tableau, and Kronos.

• Bachelor’s Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Accounting.


• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certification – Preferred.

• Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certification – Preferred.

• Experience utilizing technology-based applications to perform analytical reviews – Preferred.

• Experience supervising others – Preferred.

Job Categories: Accounting And Budget. Job Types: Freelance.


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