Senior Internal Auditor

Sleepy Hollow, NY
Up to $90,000 + Bonus & Stock Options
07 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
0-25% Travel

Our client is known for its scientific and operational excellence, They are a leading science-based bio pharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions.

They ask that you stay in your role for 18 months. Thereafter you will be encouraged to follow a well developed career development path within the wider organization. Employees move into other roles through promotion or personal interest. e.g. move to finance etc. Staff turnover is therefore very low, and this role has come about due to this process. The team is highly collaborative and are a true leader in the biotech field.

This role requires only 5% of your time travelling.

Under the direction of Internal Audit management, the Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for the execution of the annual risk-based audit plan that identifies value-added recommendations to enhance Company processes and controls. The Senior Auditor will audit the Company’s operations, strategic initiatives, critical business processes and key third-party outsourcing arrangements. This individual will need to have the ability to manage relationships with middle management and work in a highly autonomous manner.

A summary of some of the role responsibilities include:

  • Under the direction of Internal Audit management, independently review processes and functions as authorized in the approved annual audit plan.
  • Participate in the development of risk based audit programs and related planning documents for audits.
  • Responsible for the execution of assigned audit sections with little supervision.
  • Conduct audits consistent with IIA practices and in accordance with internal policies and procedures. Additionally, ensure timely completion of assigned testing areas.
  • Identify weaknesses in compliance-related exposures, operational processes and internal controls.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiencies.
  • Interact autonomously with middle management.
  • Take a lead role in closing meeting with auditees by presenting the findings and related recommendations identified 

The successful candidate will need to have, or be working towards a CPA/CIA. qualification, and have at least three years of relevant audit experience.


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