Internal Audit - Internal Auditor Associate

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Main Duties: 

The Internal Audit Associate plans, prepares and performs audit programs assigned by the Chief Internal Auditor. Key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform walkthroughs to obtain an understanding of the transaction cycle and identify internal controls in place.  Document in narrative form the understanding gained and internal controls identified.
  • Update the audit program for the current year based upon changes in current processes and state statutes.  
  • Perform internal audits as assigned by the Chief Internal Auditor in accordance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Provide written and verbal feedback regarding exceptions or process improvements based upon the results of the audits performed.
  • Verification of computerized calculations of contributions, interest, service credit, and benefits.

Desirable Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting, Finance or related field is preferred. Advanced degree or professional designation such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
  • A minimum of two years relevant auditing experience
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing standards, principles, theory, concepts and practices
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate and effectively present audit findings to Chief Internal Auditor and department mangers
  • Experience in Microsoft Office


  • Insurance benefits, including medical, vision and dental
  • Participation in SURS retirement plan
  • Paid vacation, sick leave and 11 paid holidays
  • Business casual attire

Apply for this Position

Applicants should submit a completed SURS application, current resume, and a dated cover letter to

This position is 100% in-office time. Applicants are subject to a background check as terms of hire.

SURS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.