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U.S. / Americas Senior Auditor

Primary Location ATLANTA, Georgia - United States of America, Job ID R23011284

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Job Description:

The Senior Auditor position is a leadership role requiring a combination of technical, interpersonal, and project management skills. The individual is responsible for monitoring and assessing the risk environment for the South and North America Regions.  Assisting management in creating risk assessments to evaluate business/operational processes to impact process improvement/cost-out opportunities and mitigate risks at a district, region, and business unit level.  The Senior Auditor develops presentations for district, regional, and senior leadership that socializes pervasive trends and Internal Audit's assessment of control environment design/effectiveness.

Major tasks, responsibilities, and key accountabilities 

  • Execute specified segments of a project; develop project schedules, track project progress, and manage project risks.
  • Determine objectives and risks of processes that support a business strategy using the Business Process Review methodology; create a process map and identify critical success factors; use data/metrics to measure the risk within the process and the impact of controls on the process opportunities; evaluate effectiveness of controls; identify sustainable solutions to fix breakdowns.
  • Identify sources of data (operational, financial, industry, etc.); gather, analyze and manipulate data; review data for trends and exceptions and draw sound conclusions; use statistical data tools to graphically display and analyze results; review and create cost/benefit analysis and financial/data models.
  • Accept and facilitate change by understanding the vision.  Responsible for continuously improving the internal audit function. They review and assess the effectiveness of the internal audit process and identify areas for improvement on a district, region, or business unit level.
  • Effectively communicate audit results, and recommendations to senior management, and work with management to develop action plans to address identified issues.

Nature and scope 

  • Reports to the Audit Manager
  • Requires the leadership of a work group

Knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies

To be successful in this role, the Audit Supervisor should possess the following skills:

  • Analytical skills: Should possess excellent analytical skills to identify risks and opportunities for improvement, and to evaluate audit findings objectively.
  • Data Analysis/Visualization/Mining:  Be familiar with data analysis tools such as Excel, SQL, and specialized audit software such as IDEA, ACL, or PowerBI to create visualizations that present data in a clear and concise manner.  Additionally, be able to extract meaningful insights from large datasets by identifying patterns, trends, and anomalies.
  • Risk Assessment:  Be able to use data analytics to identify and assess risks within the organization at a district, region, or business unit level.
  • Fraud Detection:   Be able to use data analytics to identify potential fraud.  This requires a knowledge of fraud schemes and the ability to analyze data to detect patterns indicative of fraud.
  • Leadership and management skills: Be able to lead teams of auditors, manage project timelines and budgets, and communicate effectively with stakeholders.
  • Communication skills: Be able to communicate complex audit findings to non-technical stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
  • Problem-solving skills: Be able to identify problems and develop solutions to address them, often in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail: Have a keen eye for detail to ensure audit findings are accurate and complete.

Education required  

  • Education and Certification: A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field is required for this role.  A professional certification such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) is preferred.


  • Bi-Lingual (English and Spanish) preferred.

Environmental job requirements

  • Typically requires overnight travel 20% of the time (International / Domestic).

Employee Type:


UPS is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Other Criteria:

Employer will not sponsor visas for position. UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/nationalorigin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Basic Qualifications:

Must be a U.S. Citizen or National of the U.S., an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. for this employer.