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Senior Auditor- Non Profit

Cambridge, MA · Accounting/Finance · 100000
  • Compensation: $80-100,000 + bonus
  • Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs. 
  • The preferred applicant must be able to get to Cambridge within 75 minutes, preferably fewer than 45. Working office hours are expected on average one or two times a month.
  • Prospective candidates should bring prior experience from a large, intricate organization; such expertise is beneficial, and having worked for a non-profit can be an attractive bonus.
  • Here lies a golden opportunity to become part of an auditing team where you can challenge yourself and provide solutions. This group is also highly committed to keeping up with the most recent best practices and harnessing technology for more efficient projects. If AUDIT excites you - look no further!


Our client is a prestigious institution of higher learning. The organization has generous and unique benefits; excellent work/ life balance and a stimulating professional environment. It values diversity and believes the culture fosters a multicultural, collaborative, and
inclusive community.

The Senior Auditor will be part of a sizable audit team. The role entails conducting assurance and advisory engagements using an integrated approach within shared services and across academic departments, laboratories, and activity centers. The selected individual will engage with multiple clients in a highly collaborative matrixed team environment.  The focus of the work will be on client service, collaboration with audit team members, and strong communication with organization stakeholders.  

Methodology will include the identification and assessment of operational, compliance, financial, safety, and behavioral risks and exposures in a complex, client service-oriented environment.  This will include examining the adequacy of controls over such risks on campus through the use of internal audit methodologies and data analytics.

Responsibilities include engagement planning and testing; analyzing data; identifying trends; interpreting and presenting results of assurance and advisory work to support decision-making by management at various levels; assessing implemented corrective actions through follow-up testing; and participating in ongoing risk assessment associated with individual operational units and/or processes.  

Hybrid Model
Audit work will be conducted in Cambridge, MA using a hybrid work model; this will include time spent engaging in Audit Division meetings, development, events, and/or other audit initiatives in support of the organization’s mission.

Who Will Be a Great Fit?  

  • 5+ years experience in internal auditing and/or public accounting, preferably in an educational or nonprofit organization, is necessary;
  • Solid understanding of governance, risk, and control concepts and project management theories; strong analytical, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills is a must. 
  • A professional certification (i.e., CIA, CISA, CPA) is required within eighteen months of employment.  
  • Understanding of the COSO framework and information technology standards and their application; and working knowledge of electronic audit tools (e.g., Arbutus, AuditBoard, Tableau), data analytic concepts, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems (i.e., SAP) would be attractive.

As recruiters, we are skilled in our field and understand how to match an opportunity with the individual. If you choose to send us your resume, be advised we will not share it with any employer without your permission. 

If this isn't the right position for you, please share it with someone who might be interested. In the meantime, please look at our website – we have other openings that may suit your needs!

Thank you,

Brian Hughes

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