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Internal Auditor

Railinc Cary Full-Time
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Job Accountability


Key Measures

Essential Functions

•    Conduct financial, IT system, operational and other internal audits to ensure compliance with internal policy and procedure and relevant rules and regulations (i.e., GAAP, GAAS, SOX).

•    Develop audit procedures to assess the accuracy of financial information, the effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with policies and external regulations.

•    Assist in the development of the Annual Innernal Audit Plan.

•    Conduct risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks.

•    Document audit work according to accepted standards and provide internal audit reports to the Audit Committee and senior management.

•    Recommend appropriate action plans for any deficiencies noted and monitor the implementation of corrections and improvements.

•    Coordinate and manage external financial and system audits, including annual SSAE18 SOC1 reporting and various industry-initiated audits.

•    Perform reviews of computer systems in the areas of general controls, application controls, and system security. 

•    Plan and perform internal audits at Railinc’s affiliate companies, AAR and TTCI, and provide recommendations to improve financial and IT internal control processes and procedures.  Travel required.

•    Apply technical expertise to special problems, issues, policies and requests of senior management.

•    Produce quality audit results and reporting

•    Ensure deadlines are met consistently

•    Inform process owners of control strength and high risk areas

Non-Essential Functions

Secondary tasks and duties (desirable, but not primary focus of position)

•         Other duties as assigned.

•    Feedback from stakeholders


•         Results: We deliver on our promises to create value for the freight rail industry through talented people, good ideas, business leadership, and great technology. 

•         Collaboration: We collaborate with our teams and our customers to get the job done, respecting individual ideas and contributions and moving forward in pursuit of shared goals. 

•         Service: We serve the changing needs of our customers and our industry to enhance the value they bring to our community, the environment and our economy. 

•    Feedback from colleagues, customers and management

Success Factors:

•    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

•    Minimum Requirements

•    Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office required; particularly spreadsheet tools.

•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

•    Ability to deal easily and effectively with all levels of management.

•    Ability to present and explain concepts with technical and non-technical staff.

Additional Requirements:

•    Education

•    Experience

•    Certification/Training

•    Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, computer information systems, computer science, or related field. 

•    Minimum of 4 years experience in accounting/finance/auditing.

•    Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and Sarbanes-Oxley as well as other rules.

•    Professional certification (CPA / CIA / CISA) preferred. 

•    Experience with information technology auditing preferred.

•    Experience with Oracle Financials accounting package preferred.

•    Experience with Data Analytics as well as with SAS Enterprise Guide or Base SAS is preferred.

Physical Requirements


•    Sedentary work:  assignment involves sitting at workstation (desk) most of the time (up to 8 hours) with only occasional walking and/or standing

•    Keyboarding:  Primarily using fingers for typing

•    Talking:  Expressing or communicating verbally through use of spoken words (accurately conveying detailed or important spoken instructions to others)

•    Hearing:  Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound.

•    Visual:  Through close visual acuity, required to perform activities such as:  preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing computer terminal; extensive reading (with or without correction)

•    Environment:  work is performed within an office setting and therefore no substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions (i.e. extreme heat, cold, noise, etc.)


Skills required

Conduct Inspection
Internal Controls
Internal Auditing
Audit Planning
Auditing Standards


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Internal Auditor
Estimated Salary: $81K
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