An Internal Audit Director earns an average salary of $113,025 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit and Risk Management / Risk Control. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$74,260 - $150,195
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$74,260 - $150,195  
   
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$2,889 - $30,730  
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$2,048 - $20,347  
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$75,874 - $173,936  
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Job Description for Internal Audit Director
The internal audit director works with internal company resources and employees to evaluate and optimize financial functions. This includes creating reports on risks across various departments, conducting internal audits, coordinating between departments, and establishing quality assurance standards; all of these tasks must be performed efficiently without impairing operations and documented in reports that may be used to address potential problems. They work directly with employees throughout the company and communicating findings to management, and they may coordinate with subordinates within their department. To optimally perform the duties of this position, the internal audit director must keep up with the latest trends and developments within their industry and profession. Internal audit directors typically work in an office environment during regular business hours, although overtime may be required depending on deadlines and the needs of the business.
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Internal Audit Director Tasks
  • Enforce compliance with company policies for risk assessment and financial controls.
  • Conduct reviews to identify financial and business risks, and implement appropriate controls.
  • Develop strategies and procedures for carrying out internal audits.
  • Oversee external audits, organizing paperwork and making sure audits are finished on schedule.
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Pay Difference By Location
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$124,000
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Experience Affects Internal Audit Director Salaries

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$124,000

Skills That Affect Internal Audit Director Salaries

Internal Audit
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Gender
Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
32%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 5%
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