Internal Auditor (1160-843)

Education Realty Trust Inc. Memphis, TN
EdR Collegiate Housing has an opportunity at its corporate headquarters for an Internal Auditor. The ideal candidate for this position will be a highly motivated individual with an interest in travel and the opportunity to interact with various levels of management throughout the Company.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Prepare and conduct financial, operational, and compliance audits throughout the Company.

* Perform testing in various areas related to Sarbanes-Oxley.

* Interview, observe, and test internal controls.

* Document processes using narratives and/or flowcharts.

* Complete audit workpapers by documenting audit testing and findings.

* Complete assignments timely.

* Draft audit findings and audit reports then present results to management.

* Identify and recommend best practices to management

* Review the suitability of internal control design.

* Determine compliance with policies and procedures.

* Analytically and objectively consider audit results, adjusting procedures and expanding testing where necessary.

* Effectively communicates with external auditors and company management as needed during internal audit activities.

* Assist Director on various projects.

* Perform special assignment or audits as directed.

Required Skills

* Understanding of internal control concepts and their applications

* Knowledge of internal audit practices (i.e. IPPF framework)

* Knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards and generally accepted accounting principles.

* Knowledge of accounting and Sarbanes-Oxley procedures

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* PC literate, including proficiency in Microsoft Office products

* Analytical and critical thinking skills

* Detail-oriented

* Effective organizational skills

* Good interpersonal skills

* Ability to prioritize and multitask

Travel: approximately 50%

Required Experience

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required. Major in Accounting or Finance field strongly preferred.

* Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred.

* 2-3 years of auditing, accounting or industry experience required.

To learn more about EdR:

Job LocationMemphis, Tennessee, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


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