Internal Auditor

Orthodox Union | New York, NY, United States

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Posted Date 5/15/2024


Location: New York, NY

Position Type: Hybrid (3 days in office, two days remote)



About the Organization:

The Orthodox Union (OU) is the largest Orthodox Jewish organization in the United States. Founded in 1898, the OU supports a network of synagogues, youth programs, Jewish and Religious Zionist advocacy programs, programs for the disabled, localized religious study programs, and international units. The OU maintains a kosher certification service, whose circled U symbol, ?, is found on the labels of over 100,000,000 kosher commercial and consumer food products.  


Position Summary:

The Orthodox Union’s Internal Audit department’s mission is to provide independent and objective assurance to its multifaceted organization and improve operations overall. We serve as a critical line of defense, partnering with teams and leadership to assess and review the organization’s control environment, focusing on risk-based and practical recommendations.

In this role, you will lead and perform audits covering the OU’s businesses and departments, responsible for all phases of the internal audit lifecycle. Our risk-based audit plan will also provide you the opportunity to develop audit programs for evolving risks and new audit areas. This will involve partnering with audit team members and department leaders to evaluate areas of governance and risk, make valuable recommendations on controls, and influence change.

The Orthodox Union’s Internal Audit department is looking for an Internal Auditor to join their growing department to assist and conduct reviews across the organization.


Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the scoping, risk assessment, and planning of internal audit activities
  • Lead walkthroughs and discoveries with process owners of assigned audit areas to gain an understanding of the processes and the controls governing the assigned audit
  • Conduct data analytics over large data sets from multiple reporting systems
  • Document testing procedures performed
  • Prepare root cause analytics relating to findings
  • Develop management-ready reports listing findings and observations and identify and recommend improvements
  • Perform periodic follow-up on audit findings and recommendations to evaluate the adequacy of remediation efforts


The candidate’s efforts, including all of the relevant audit sampling, test work, communication of results, proposing of recommendations and providing of processing guidance, are viewed as key contributors to Internal Audit’s mission.

In addition to the primary responsibility mentioned above, the candidate will participate in other ad-hoc related projects and analyses as they arise and assist departmental management in the on-going execution of a function charged with providing reasonable assurances.


Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a preferred concentration in accounting, business administration, or data analytics,
  • Two to five year of relevant professional work experience involving audit, compliance and/or internal control principles,
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) with particular emphasis placed on the ability to write clearly and professionally,
  • Detail-oriented and analytical, while able to identify and keep in mind the “big picture”,
  • Strong organizational awareness and diplomacy skills,
  • Comfortable working independently, as well as in a team environment,
  • Highly organized and self-motivated,
  • Strong data analytics skills, 
  • Computer-savvy with particular proficiency using MS Office suite products and comfort in learning various in-house programs. 


Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position is between $60,000 and $90,000, commensurate with experience.

We offer employee-sponsored healthcare, dental and vision plans.

Other benefits include:

·          Paid sick days

·          Paid vacation days

·          Paid parental leave

·          Paid Jewish and most Federal holidays

·          Short Fridays to accommodate for the Sabbath

·          Free life and disability insurance

·          403(b) retirement plan which the OU will contribute 5% of your wage towards retirement savings after you contribute at least 2% (match eligible after 3 years of continuous service)

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