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Associate Director, Internal Audit

Baltimore, MD; Charlotte, NC; Dallas, TX; Harrisburg, PA; Montvale, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Richmond, VA; McLean, VA; Washington, DC


Career Level Requirement


If you graduated with a bachelor's degree, or higher, more than 12 months ago.

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate Director to join our Internal Audit Department.


  • Provide high quality professional day-to-day management for a portfolio of internal audit engagements and other projects. 
  • Plan and scope internal audit engagements, including development of testing approach and audit program steps; supervise the preparation of audit workpapers and review quality; lead the preparation of the audit report and other key deliverables; own project management activities, including status and budget monitoring and reporting. 
  • Establish relationships with key internal stakeholders, auditees, and Firm leadership to provide strategic insights, help resolve complex issues, and drive continuous process improvements. 
  • Provide exceptional service to clients maintaining a high level of professionalism in auditee interactions; manage all facets of client relationships, including the communication of audit results and findings, expectation setting, and status reporting; effectively manage resources and respond to changing priorities. 
  • Provide resources constructive performance feedback; drive development and implementation of agile auditing concepts, data analytics, automation, and other auditing techniques to help identify and mitigate risks and increase audit efficiency
  • Maintain an objective mind set and an appropriate level of professional skepticism and perform all work with due care; mentor, counsel, and lead other members of the team to help ensure success, development, and inclusion


  • Eight to ten years of experience executing internal or external audit engagements or related experience. 
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college/university CPA, CIA, and/or CISA certification are strongly preferred; other relevant certifications will be considered
  • Experience with public accounting firm or equivalent experience are preferred. Human Resources, government, risk management, or regulatory compliance experience is a plus
  • Outstanding client services delivery orientation, including demonstrated ability to take a primary role executing engagements to internal audit standards; strong understanding of risks and internal controls and the ability to evaluate and determine adequacy and efficiency of controls; stays current on internal audit methodologies, internal controls and risk management frameworks, accounting, and business processes
  • Excellent verbal/written communication with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority; strong organizational, problem solving, analytical and independent judgment skills, with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Significant experience leading teams, mentoring staff, evaluating performance, and delivering performance feedback: must be able to prioritize, delegate and foster the development of high-performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by client service and teamwork

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law.  In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).  =

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