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Internal Auditor Senior #2211-222600-01

Internal Audit

Date Opened
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 8:00 AM
Close Date
Friday, February 10, 2023 11:59 PM
Internal Audit
  • (Annual) $80,000 - $90,000 Commensurate with relevant experience
Employment Type
  • Full Time


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.


Internal Audit

Major Duties and Responsibilities

• Prepares detailed plans for performing individual audits including the identification of key risks and controls, determination of audit objectives, and development of an appropriate audit program.
• Prepares and reviews audit work papers and reports, documenting the result of reviews of assigned activities and recommended management action.
• Prepares audit reports designed to provide management with an objective assessment of systems, processes and operations, and management’s planned corrective actions.
• Assists in the performance of special projects or studies, including risk assessments, fraud investigations and audit department policy updates.
• Supervises and mentors Internal Auditors to ensure quality and on-time delivery.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
• Knowledge of GAGAS and Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing 
• Proficient in MS Office applications which include Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills
• Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills, including the ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Demonstrated ability to work independently while contributing to the success of the team
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills suitable for all levels of management.

Preferred Qualification

• Four years operational audit experience.
• Designation of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or relevant certification. 
• In depth knowledge of governmental accounting and sophisticated governmental entities.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
• One-year operational audit experience.


(Annual) $80,000 - $90,000 Commensurate with relevant experience.

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.

You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to


The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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