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TIAA Sr Internal Auditor in Charlotte, North Carolina

Sr Internal Auditor

The Senior Internal Auditor oversees the execution of internal audit plan by leading or conducting financial, compliance or operational audit projects including the examination and evaluation of the adequacy of internal controls. Under minimal supervision, this job examines, evaluates, and reports on financial, operational and managerial processes and systems. This job ensures that processes and operations function with integrity and in compliance with applicable laws, agreements, and policies.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develops audit findings and recommendations regarding business process optimization, profit improvement, internal control and compliance.

  • Reviews audit reporting of lower level professionals for external auditors, regulatory authorities, joint venture partners, etc.

  • Maintains audit files and review manuals, policies, reports, financial statements, and other written materials to collect information.

  • Reviews the assessment of vulnerabilities and provides recommendations and options regarding business process optimization, profit improvement, internal control and compliance.

  • Provides recommendations to management regarding the efficacy of risk management procedures that are currently in place.

  • Represents internal audit function on organizational project teams, at management meetings, and with external organizations.

  • Reviews analyses of accounting documentation, reports, data, flowcharts, etc.

  • Adapts and enhances existing processes to make day-to-day auditing activities better and more efficient.


  • 3 Years Required; 5 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Supports the development, implementation and maintenance of processes to ensure efficient organizational operations. Participates in quality initiatives and reviews across the Internal Audit function. Participates in Internal Audit operations activities, such as the Annual Audit Risk Assessment, Annual Audit Plan, Audit Committee documentation, Scorecard and Dashboard reporting, metrics, regulator requests, department-wide training initiatives, and Management Action Plans. Provides guidance in the International Professional Practices Framework of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, controls frameworks, large bank holding company operations audit standards, and FRBB, OCC and other regulatory agencies.

  • Ensure integrity of tools, reporting methods and data used in all Internal Audit reporting.

  • Design and implement professional and relevant internal and external reports.

  • Assist with the implementation of supporting automation for reporting.

  • Review of other Internal Audit activities, such as annual audit planning process, Division metrics, training records, etc. as necessary.

  • Participates in special projects and ad-hoc requests.

  • Serve as a resource to Audit on audit standards and standard operating procedures.

  • Handles routine to complex assignments. Researches and resolves difficult transaction issues. Responds to moderately complex and complex requests or information and service concerns and has the ability to resolve issues on own. Identifies workflow problems pertaining to team functions; recommends and implements solutions to issues.

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to handle multiple projects and activities.

  • Strong critical thinking; analytical and problem solving.


Required Qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience in Internal Audit and/or Financial Services experience (including Audit, Accounting, Finance)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Internal Audit in Financial Services

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or similar professional certification is strongly preferred (or will need to be obtained within the first 18 months of TIAA employment)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field.

Potential Salary: $99,100.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here ( .

Accessibility Support

TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:

Phone: (800) 842-2755


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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.