Senior Internal Auditor - Remote

$97,000 - $121,000 yearly
  • Workiva
  • Remote
  • Sep 20, 2022
Full time Finance Senior Level

Job Description

Job Summary
Under the guidance and direction of the Internal Audit Manager, the Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for performing individual internal audit projects as part of the total internal audit plan across financial and operational processes. The role performs planning, execution, and reporting of risk-based internal audit projects and Sarbanes-Oxley, Section 404 compliance requirements. The Senior Internal Auditor will assist Internal Audit management with periodic reporting, the development of the annual internal audit plan, and participating in projects such as implementing enterprise risk management and other process improvements. The role may direct and review the work performed by other internal audit personnel, including resources from the co-sourcing firm, if applicable. The role will act as a champion of internal audit and corporate governance throughout the company.



  • Assist internal audit management to develop and oversee the internal audit lifecycle, including planning, scoping, testing and reporting for audits of financial, business and technology risks.
  • Participate in and oversee internal audits of business and financial processes, covering operational, financial, and compliance areas. Identify risks and evaluate adequacy of controls or procedures.
  • Perform and review Sarbanes-Oxley 404 key control testing. Appropriately identify exceptions and communicate to internal audit team and management.
  • Assist internal audit management with SOX compliance and financial statement audit coordination with out external auditors as needed.
  • Propose recommendations for mitigating risks, improving processes, or implementing operational efficiencies. Work with business management to ensure mitigating efforts are implemented for identified observations or deficiencies and perform validation or retesting of management action plans.
  • Design and draft internal audit reports of findings and recommendations to ensure issues, risks and management action plans are clearly communicated.
  • Assist in control design evaluation for new or modified processes or systems.
  • Work collaboratively with team and cross-functional groups


What You'll Need


  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.



  • 5 years of experience in internal audit, or similar function; CPA or CIA preferred



  • Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other internal audit project team members as needed
  • Understanding of application controls and COSO framework
  • Familiarity with other governance framework a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • Understanding of technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting and standard business operations
  • Experience in performing multiple projects and working with a variety of experience levels 
  • Strong collaborative and team attitude


Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.



How You’ll Be Rewarded


  • Base Pay Range in Colorado:  $97,000  - $121,000

  • Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire

  • A discretionary bonus typically paid annually

  • 401(k) Match

  • Phone Stipend


The base pay range represents the low and high end of the hiring range for this job. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to relevant skills, experience, and capabilities.



Where You’ll Work


Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

  • Customer Success:  Always delight our customers.

  • Trust: Rely on each other. 

  • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time. 

  • Collaboration: Share resources and work together. 

  • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways. 

  • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong. 

  • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.

We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.


At Workiva, you’ll enjoy: 

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.

  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.

  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Business Employee Resource Groups (Black, Hispanic, Asian, Women, Rainbow (LGBTQIA+), Veterans, Disabilities), Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more

  • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.