Date: January 25, 2018

Warren Averett is collaborating with a client in the St. Petersburg area looking to grow their Internal Audit team.  This role will be for a Senior Auditor who will be heavily involved in developing the audit plans and managing audits from start to finish.  


  • Manage and perform individual Risk & Assurance projects as part of the overall audit plan.
  • Determine scope, develop audit programs, and coordinate activities and communication with audit clients and management.
  • Assign testing responsibilities to other project members, and monitor the audit communicating progress, obstacles, and issues to management on an as-needed basis.
  • Establish project plans with clear scope, key milestones, resources, and interdependencies, with clearly defined roles & responsibilities.
  • Execute project plans and act resourcefully to ensure that work is accomplished.
  • Continuously monitor the progress of the fieldwork for each job assigned against the estimated plan.
  • Discuss findings with audit clients and obtain timely/proper feedback prior to finalization of fieldwork.
  • Resolve issues knowing when it is necessary to escalate and/or involve management.
  • Create detailed work papers that can be relied upon by external auditors and require few revisions.
  • Prepare audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed.
  • Perform follow up on the status of previously identified issues.
  • Assist Risk & Assurance Management with periodic reporting to the Audit Committee.
  • Assist in the development of the annual audit plan, championing internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business.
  • May review the work performed by other Risk & Assurance personnel and/or outside resources.
  • Monitor and maintain general knowledge of related regulatory and/or compliance issues.
  • Train and educate other Risk & Assurance auditors in knowledge of audits using the COSO and/or CobIT.
  • Elevate real and emerging business control issues/problems to the Risk & Assurance Management and/or the Risk & Assurance Vice President.
  • Seek tools and technologies that will improve processes and procedures.
  • Ability to travel internationally.
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.


  • Bachelor's Degree required preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Information Technology, or related field.
  • CISA, CPA, CIA, or equivalent required

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