Senior Internal Auditor Remote

Herndon, VA, US

Job purpose


We are currently seeking a Senior IT Auditor for our corporate audit team.  This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity that will report to the Vice President, Internal Audit.


Duties and responsibilities


  • Understand technology related risks and test company ITGCs and application controls embedded in automated processes, including coordinating all related walkthroughs for the external auditors
  • Assist with all IT audit and SOX 404 related activities, including risk assessment, audit scoping, control and workpaper documentation, work program development, operating effectiveness testing, control owner education, and reporting
  • Provide consultation advice on strategies to improve internal controls and minimize risk, identify areas for improvement through streamlining of IT controls and automation of manual processes, and recommend corrective actions to remediate audit deficiencies.
  • Perform data validation testing during acquisitions conversions, integrations, realignments, and annual role swap exercises
  • Standardize the testing approach and evidence requirements on programming and automation of all application controls
  • Serve as liaison between Internal Audit and the company’s application control owners and provide consultation advice on audit requests and requirements
  • Coordinate with corporate IT, functional leaders, and systems application partners on the effective design and programming of SOX 404 related application tools
  • Provide consultation advice on all SOX 404 related controls, e.g., User Access, Configuration or Change Management, and SOC 1 review controls, especially on newly implemented applications
  • Serve as Internal Audit’s liaison with corporate IT on Beacon's cybersecurity protection program initiatives
  • Perform other ad-hoc assignments and assist in business process testing as necessary




  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field
  • CPA or CIA and CISA certificates, preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience of public accounting or internal audit IT experience
  • Experience in public company SOX 404 compliance and understanding of risk assessment methodologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to deal with senior levels of management on control matters
  • Aptitude to grasp accounting and control issues and develop solutions to operational objectives
  • Positive attitude and optimism to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Familiarity with IDEA is a plus
  • Proficient skill with Computer Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of business acumen, financial concepts, and procedures


Working conditions


  • Minimal travel requirements as needed for business purposes
  • Working space will be in a quiet open environment seated within a cubical
  • Work assignments may be completed remotely and/or available company offices/branches within respective markets


Physical requirements


  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer and/or keyboard
  • Heavy methods of verbal and auditory communication via phone, virtual calls, and/or email

“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC