Internal Audit Director (Austin, TX)

Job description


The NI Internal Audit team is seeking an Internal Audit Director, who will be responsible for the overall strategy, scope and priority of Internal Audit activities. The essential functions of the role will be:

The Primary Responsibilities Of This Position Are

  • Manage and develop a team of 4-10 audit professionals globally (Malaysia and Hungary)
  • Perform risk assessment and develop the annual internal audit plan, including IT audit
  • Determine the strategy, scope and priority of internal audit activities
  • Manage the execution of financial, operational, information systems, and compliance related reviews
  • Design audit plans and supervise tests of internal controls to ensure effectiveness and support of business objectives including compliance with company policies, laws and regulations
  • Direct the risk assessment, testing and evaluation of internal controls over financial reporting as required by Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Communicate findings, analysis and recommendations for improvement to the audit committee and to management
  • Partner with the external auditors to provide audit support and maximize audit efficiency
  • Represent internal audit on cross functional projects as necessary
  • Exercise professional skepticism, judgment and objectivity
  • Work closely with all levels of management, recommending changes to strengthen controls, increase efficiencies and reduce risks
  • Develop audit committee agendas and present results of internal audit activities to the committee
  • Supervise internal audit staff, establish expectations, provide feedback and development support for internal audit staff members

Primary Location


Work Locations

US – TX, Austin (HQ)



Business Unit

General & Administrative

Employee Status


Job Type



Yes, 15 % of the Time

Job Posting

May 18, 2018, 11:55:10 AM

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and CPA certification
  • Ten years of working experience in Finance/Accounting
  • Four years of lead or management experience
  • Previous internal or external audit experience
  • Experience with both financial and IT: risk assessments, internal control analyses, audit procedures and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Ability to travel internationally (10% to 15%)Preferred Requirements
  • CIA and/or CISA certifications a plus
  • Action-oriented, self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage time and complete multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to think critically and creatively
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

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