Senior Internal Auditor (Business Process Operational Audits)


Pune, India


Position summary

based audit programs and identifying audit conclusions and recommendations.

  • Foster strong relationships with business and technology partners and partner with various Business Owners including Finance, IT, Legal and Security teams to provide expertise in assessing the design and operating effectiveness of Internal Controls.

  • Assess and analyze the impact of control deficiencies and audit findings, gain stakeholder agreement on root causes of issues and appropriate corrective actions while maintaining positive business relationships.

  • Recommend improvements to processes and controls to enhance the control environment, improve efficiency / effectiveness and provide effective recommendations.

  • Anticipate and manage obstacles, formulate effective solutions.

  • Prepare and maintain audit workpapers, identify and document processes, risks and controls.

  • Help facilitate project management of operational audits, including facilitating issue tracking, monitoring progress of remediations and validating closure of issues.

  • Support the organization's ERM program by partnering with risk area owners to complete risk assessment activities, support the identification, measurement and monitoring of risks and emerging risks and mitigation strategies and conduct reviews to assess control environments.

  • Help manage governance of the Internal Audit function and mature and evolve our audit methodology and operational audit program, ensuring templates, procedures, policies, documentation and activities remain current and in compliance with the IIA's IPPF Standards and are consistent with best practices. Develop metrics for ongoing operational activities and leverage technology and data analytics to enhance IA operations.

  • Be involved in the development, maintenance and evolution of the annual audit plan.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting or Finance.
  • Recognized professional qualification(s): CA/CPA/CIA.
  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience in Public Accounting, Internal Auditing and/or Enterprise Risk Management.
  • Recent Big 4 or similar auditing experience is desirable.
  • Experience with cloud-based or software-as-a-service (SAAS) companies and high growth companies is a plus.
  • Proven experience in supporting the execution of control principles (e.g. COSO), delivering end-to-end internal controls assessments and planning and performing internal audits.
  • Strong understanding of business processes, internal audit processes and governance, risk and compliance.
  • Sound understanding of GAAP, COSO, SOX and PCAOB rules; experience in the use of auditing and assessment frameworks and the application of professional standards.
  • Experience with enterprise risk management and operational audits is a plus.
  • Experience in IT audits is a plus.
  • Be an energetic individual that is deadline driven, with the ability to maintain a positive attitude, embrace change and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Should be able to work well under pressure and be accustomed to project work with tight deadlines.
  • Strong project management, organizational and planning skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines efficiently.
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to proactively problem-solve, identify, advocate for and execute improvements, and navigate and resolve ambiguous or challenging situations.
  • Attention to detail, including the ability to identify patterns and spot red flags.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, oral, written and presentation skills, with excellent leadership, communication and collaboration skills and the ability to comfortably communicate to all levels of management, including discussing complex issues.
  • Be results and team oriented, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team member.
  • Proven analytical skills; working knowledge of data analysis and business intelligence tools (PowerBI, Tableau) and SQL and Python languages is a plus.