Internal Auditor

Job ID
Human Resources


Acuity is seeking an Internal Auditor to conduct internal audits of key processes and significant transactions at Acuity in order to evaluate the design and effectiveness of controls and determine their adequacy in mitigating risks.  In addition to an operational focus, audits cover financial, governance, compliance and risk management aspects of the company. 



  • Conduct internal audits in efficient, timely manner in accordance with the Standards promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Perform all phases of the audit including planning, fieldwork, reporting of results and performing subsequent follow-up procedures. This includes:
  • Research and assess the existence and effectiveness of operational, financial, governance, compliance and risk management processes and controls within the company
  • Schedule audit fieldwork and interview auditees
  • Select samples, in accordance with department guidelines, to adequately conduct audit testing
  • Analyze audit information (e.g. transactions, documents, records, reports) for accuracy and reasonableness; Document results of analysis 
  • Evaluate results of audit tests and documents the results and opinion
  • Prepare workpapers to record and summarize data from the audit 
  • Prepare comprehensive reports, detailing the results of the audit
  • Assist in developing audit procedures to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of control systems relating to the reliability and integrity of information and performing said procedures
  • Assist in developing a process to evaluate information systems, including controls to ensure for adequate design/implementation and effectiveness and efficiency of operations and performing said process
  • Assist in the development of computerized audit techniques 
  • Communicate status of audits/projects and respond to questions from the Director - Internal Audit
  • Maintain audit work paper and report files (both paper and electronic)
  • Research and summarize compliance and audit topics 
  • Serve as a member of Acuity's Security Awareness Committee
  • Reasonably regular, predictable attendance 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 



Minimum four year degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance; background in Information Systems and/or Computer Science helpful.



Three to five years experience working in Public Accounting, Internal Audit or related field. 


CERTIFICATION: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or CPA Candidate. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or similar designations encouraged. 



  • High degree of analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong financial and operational analysis skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Capable of working independently in a highly detailed, organized manner
  • Able to handle and report on multiple projects in an organized manner
  • Able to work with personnel at all levels of the organization
  • Familiarity with audit software (e.g. IDEA, ACL). a plus
  • Knowledge of information technology infrastructure, including database structures, mainframe and local area network environments, a plus
  • Experience in evaluation information technology including system/software development practices, project/change management procedures, network and system security a plus

This job is classified as exempt.


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