Southwest Research Institute ASSOCIATE SPECIALIST - INTERNAL AUDIT in San Antonio, Texas

Job Summary:

Interface with staff, management, client, external auditors and other persons to collect data, test internal controls, and execute other procedures for performance of internal or external audit work; work independently to effectively execute all phases of the audit process to ensure timely, complete and accurate completion of assigned responsibilities; prepare clear and concise audit documentation that enables an outsider reviewer to ascertain the procedures performed and results obtained; draft audit reports and develop conclusions related to work performed and recommendations to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of reviewed areas; meet with management of the area under audit to present audit conclusions and recommendations; work with Chief Audit Executive to prepare annual risk assessment, develop annual audit plan, and assist with preparing presentation materials for audit committee meetings.


Requires a BS degree in Accounting or Finance, Business Administration and other majors may be considered if applicant has a CPA, CFE, or CIA. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA and 0 – 2 Years of External or Internal Audit, Accounting, or financial reporting functions experience. Must be able to assist in the performance of audit projects which may vary from simple to moderate; must able to assist in the review of controls associated with each project assigned; required to assist in documenting controls through preparation of audit work papers and document retrieval; must be able to assist in the evaluation of activities being audited, determination of efficiency and effectiveness of operations, and the evaluation of operational and internal controls; ability to maintain confidentiality and professional demeanor is required; must be familiar with account and or operational preventive, detective, and corrective controls types as well as overall system of controls; experience in basic computer skills, especially Microsoft Word and Excel is required; advanced functions of Excel is preferred; previous experience dealing with requirements under OMB Circular A-133 audits, federal government contracting, or IT auditing is a plus; must have excellent written or oral communication skills. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

Job code: 62-00012

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas