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TIAA Manager, Internal Auditor in Charlotte, North Carolina

Internal Audit

The Internal Audit job manages internal audits that assess the organization's effectiveness of controls, accuracy of financial records, efficiency of operations, and compliance with governmental regulations. This job leads the review of operational and/or financial processes and documentation of performance and productivity. In addition, this job is responsible for financial transaction monitoring and review (verification and inspection of financial statements, transactions, reports, and policies).

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manages the examination, evaluation, and reporting of financial, operational and managerial processes, systems and outcomes to ensure integrity and compliance.

  • Reviews and evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of most complex internal controls of to ensure compliance with laws and regulations and internal policies.

  • Identifies and clearly defines audit issues and root causes, and recommends practical solutions to ensure corrective action plans are developed and implemented.

  • Presents recommendations to top management regarding the efficacy of risk management procedures that are currently in place.

  • Represents internal audit function on organizational project teams, at management meetings, and with external organizations.

  • Oversees the adapting and enhancing of existing processes to make day-to-day auditing activities better and more efficient.

  • Provides coaching to less experienced team members to facilitate completion of audits and developing the less experienced team members.


  • 5 Years Required; 7 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Preferred Education

  • University (Degree)

Preferred Licenses and Certifications

  • CPA required Or

  • CIA required Or

  • Chartered Accountant required

Career Level


The Internal Audit Manager plans and conducts complex internal audits under the general direction of the Audit Executive/Director. Works on problems of diverse scope involving assessment of risk, interpreting audit results and developing recommendations for remediation. Serves as SME regarding the evaluation of the adequacy of the company's internal control structure and effectiveness.

  • Establishes an audit team and provides direction and guidance to subordinates and/or peers in the conduct of an audit

  • Participates in identification of possible policy and procedural changes within an area or operation.

  • Participates in corporate development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs and people.

  • Establishes or recommends standards and long-term goals for the area managed, as well as methods to improve the operational efficiency of existing processes.


Required Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in Internal Audit and/or Financial Services experience (including Audit, Accounting, Finance, etc.)

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Internal Audit in Financial Services

  • Bachelor's or graduate degree in Accounting or Finance

  • MBA or graduate degree is preferred.

  • Experience in a regulated financial services environment, requiring direct interactions with regulators such as the Federal Reserve, OCC, SEC, FINRA, or state Insurance Departments.

  • Strong knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditor's (IIA) International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)


The incumbent of this position will be designated as a “Tier 1 Access Person” for personal trading purposes. Such a designation imposes restrictions on securities holdings and trading activities of the incumbent, and of certain family members, which should be fully understood before any offer of employment for this position is accepted

Potential Salary: $128,500.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary (https://www.tiaa.org/public/pdf/benefits-at-a-glance.pdf) .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here (https://www.dol.gov/general/topics/posters) .

Accessibility Support

TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:

Phone: (800) 842-2755

Email: accessibility.support@tiaa.org

Privacy Notices

For residents of California, please click here (https://www.tiaa.org/public/tiaa-nuveen-ca-privacy) to access the TIAA CA Applicant Privacy Notice.

For residents of the EU / UK, please click here (https://www.tiaa.org/public/nuveen-eu-uk-privacy) to access the EU / UK Pre-employment Notice.

For all other residents, click here (http://www.tiaa.org/public/tiaa-nuveen-privacy) to access the Applicant Privacy Notice.

TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.