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Senior Internal Auditor

Location: Reston Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Direct Hire

HireStrategy is looking for a Senior Internal Auditor for their client!


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Show a solid knowledge of internal control ideas and apply them to perform and report on the evaluation of various business processes, areas, or functions.
  • Take charge, self-confidence to interact with all ranks, set and meet objectives, and work independently.
  • Gather and assist with analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating audit documentation and data, while demonstrating a keen attention to detail.
  • Successfully balance multiple projects, often at the same time.
  • Demonstrate increasing auditing knowledge and knowledge of Group Internal Audit methodology and professional audit standards (IIA) and concepts (COSO).
  • Prepare and present effective written and oral communications.
  • Complete effective and efficient interviews of auditees.
  • Work in partnership with others to achieve team goals.
  • Form effective working relationships with audit staff and other Company personnel.
  • Increase confidence and respect of management and staff through traits such as integrity, professionalism, and positive attitude.
  • Classify areas for process improvement or cost savings.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related areas.
  • Certificated or is a candidate for Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor.    
  • No less than five years total experience, some in internal/external audit required, finance acceptable.
  • Big 4 public accounting experience favored.
  • Previous financial services industry background wanted.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of accounting theory; accounting and financial systems; and audit methodology, including planning, risks and controls, testing and sampling; and organizational theory and design.
  • Strong background using data analytic software (e.g. Tableau).
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Analytical and technical skills
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Project management skills