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Senior Internal Auditor

You’ve probably heard the news: Music City is the new “It City.”  Business is booming. Contractors are building. Homes are selling. Restaurants are opening. Nashville is growing. And so are we. KraftCPAs is recruiting for our fastest growing service area in the firm. We are looking for enthusiastic self-starters with prior internal audit experience in a public accounting environment and/or in a corporate internal audit environment. MUST have strong internal control knowledge and proven experience.

If you want a rewarding career in one of middle Tennessee's largest independent accounting and consulting firms -- contact us today.

Senior internal auditors assist in developing the audit approach, assist with supervision of staff, perform audit tests, and prepare communications to management. Candidate must have enough experience to be able to train and advise team members and clients in areas of internal audit and general business concepts. As a senior auditor, you will be responsible for adding value and improving our client’s operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the client’s effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.


  • Work with other team members to plan and execute an effective integrated internal audit or other risk/control oriented consulting engagement
  • Plan and execute audits leading to issuance of formal reports based on client deadlines
  • Supervise and train staff members
  • Prepare and monitor project budgets
  • Determine audit scope, document processes, identify risks and controls, and design audit testing procedures
  • Assess client’s policies, procedures, and systems of internal control for adequacy
  • Obtain and evaluate documentation for compliance with policies, procedures, laws, and regulations
  • Analyze and document audit results, and provide recommendations for corrective action
  • Prepare audit reports including audit findings, risk descriptions, recommendations for improvement, and management responses
  • Conduct planning, entrance, and exit meetings with client and staff
  • Perform first level work paper review
  • Conduct follow-up and remediation testing, investigations, and special projects as necessary
  • Identify opportunities to improve engagement profitability and maintain efficient staff utilization
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding best practices, tools, techniques, laws, regulations, and performance standards


The candidate we are seeking should possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Masters (preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in public accounting or internal audit
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or other relevant certifications preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication as well as presentation skills
  • Strong computer and analytical skills required
  • Knowledge of Institute of Internal Audit, International Professional Practices Framework and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards required
  • Utility or manufacturing experience highly desired
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Ability to develop relationships with both internal and external clients
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team (both as a team leader and team member)
  • Ability to manage shifting priorities, demands and timeliness through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package. KraftCPAs provides an outstanding track for advancement through the partner level. KraftCPAs invests strongly in its employees, providing the latest tools, training, and certification.

KraftCPAs PLLC is a Nashville-based certified public accounting firm that delivers innovative tax, audit, accounting and other specialized services. The firm and its seven affiliates are made up of more than 190 people in the Middle Tennessee area. As a large, local CPA firm, Kraft combines deep industry experience, comprehensive accounting and advisory services, and a strong commitment to personal service. KraftCPAs was named a winner in the Nashville Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" awards for nine consecutive years. The firm has also been recognized by Accounting Today magazine as one of the nation’s “Best Accounting Firms to Work for” for seven years.

Now in its third generation of owners, KraftCPAs has demonstrated successful succession planning, which contributes to the strength of the firm and the consistently high level of personal service our clients enjoy.

KraftCPAs is an independently owned member of the RSM US Alliance, giving us access to nationwide and global resources.