Director of Internal Audit

Wilmington, DE

Our client, an elite financial services company, is looking to add a Director of Internal Audit team. The Director is accountable for the assessment of the governance, risk management, and internal control environment with reporting to the Internal Controls Manager. As a key internal auditor, you are continuously monitoring and analyzing the performance of each control, managing pending action plans, and assisting with the development of processes and procedures to increase security and business control efficiencies. Strong entrepreneurial and executive presence is a must as the qualified candidate will be building out and restructuring the Internal Audit team and function.



  • Maintain updated policies and procedures with continuous compliance updates as required
  • Report on all action plans and audit findings to the Internal Controls Manager with strict adherence to required schedule of research reporting
  • Direct and manage auditors (internal and outsourced) in the planning, organizing, executing, and monitoring of Internal Audit procedures and activities
  • Ability to build effective relationships with executives, internal stakeholders, and other outside vendors along with internally throughout the organization



  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related fields.
  • Must have 6+ years of experience in Internal Audit with a Public Accounting and or financial services firm.
  • CIA/CPA and financial services clients/industry experience is a MUST.
  • Strong management experience is a MUST.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Audit, US GAAP and IFRS experience preferred.


Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 6/27/2017
Salary $140,000-$160,000 + Discretionary Bonus

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