CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP Senior Consultant - Internal Audit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Description We are hiring for an immediate need, a Senior Internal Audit Consultant, with the skills and experience for our Milwaukee or Chicago office. We aim to please and hire client focused driven people….period! It’s important to know that Consultants are important members of our delivery teams. We rely on them to demonstrate our brand of service distinction every time they interact with our clients. This means approaching each engagement with a sense of urgency, exceeding our clients’ expectations and providing the best possible solutions. Our goal is to “Wow” our clients at every touch point.

Job duties:

  • Leads client internal audits in areas such as financial, operational and compliance audits in accordance with IIA audit standards and within stipulated budgets and schedules

  • Performs internal audit engagements of reviewing organizational and functional activities to ensure risks are appropriately identified, associated audit procedures are applied and related controls are designed and operating to mitigate the identified risks

  • Assists in the identification of those activities subject to audit coverage, evaluates their significance and assesses the degree of risk inherent in the activity in terms of materiality, cost and schedule

  • Leads discussions to obtain detailed understanding of business or functional area processes, systems and applications

  • Prepares audit reports under direction of internal audit director for the assigned project and participates in communication to client management about reports, related issues and recommendations

  • Assists in the development and enhancement of client business relationship

  • Maintains certifications and related educational requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree; professional certifications (CPA, CISA, CIA, CISSP, CISM) and/or advanced degree a plus.

  • 3-10 years of professional experience, preferably in both large companies and public accounting.

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of processes, risk and internal controls including knowledge of audit methodologies such as COSO, COBIT

  • Strong Excel skills required

  • Practical knowledge of ERP systems such as SAP, Peoplesoft, Oracle, JD Edwards strongly preferred

  • Proficiency in Data Analytics such as IDEA or ACL preferred

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Presentations to Audit committees & senior leadership.

  • A passion for client service having the ability to sell and influence in closing business.

  • Flexibility and overnight travel is required.

  • The highest level of integrity.

  • A positive attitude and strong work ethic.

ABOUT THE FIRM CliftonLarsonAllen LLP (CLA) is a professional services firm delivering integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing and public accounting capabilities to help enhance our clients’ enterprise value and assist them in growing and managing their related personal assets – all the way from startup to succession and beyond. Our professionals are immersed in the industries they serve and have specialized knowledge of their operating and regulatory environments. With nearly 4,400 people, 100 US locations and a global affiliation, we bring a wide array of solutions to help clients in all markets, foreign and domestic. Investment advisory services are offered through CliftonLarsonAllen Wealth Advisors, LLC, a SEC-registered investment advisor.

We are deeply invested in the success of our professionals and provide innovative career-building opportunities. At CLA, we aim to positively impact the clients we serve, the people we employ, the profession we represent and the communities we call home.

CLA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Requisition Number: 16-1075

Title: Senior Consultant - Internal Audit

City: Milwaukee

State: WI