Genesee & Wyoming Internal Auditor in Rochester, New York

Internal Auditor

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Job Description

Audit internal financial and operational controls and procedures to assist management in its assessment of the effectiveness of the company's internal controls over financial reporting as mandated by Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and key operational controls. This will include work on special audits and projects as requested by the Audit Committee and Management.


  • Understand company policies and procedures and audit for compliance

  • Coordinate with regional management to obtain documentation needed to complete audit test work

  • Document audit test work results accurately and concisely

  • Organize and retain adequate documentation to support audit conclusions so that it can be reviewed by the company's external auditors

  • Determine causes of audit exceptions and work with applicable management to remediate

  • Special projects, as required

Required Skills

Technical Competencies:

  • Accounting/Audit knowledge

  • Data analysis/interpretation

  • Problem solving

General Competencies:

  • Communication

  • Organizing Data

  • Documentation

  • Working with People


  • Accurate

  • Detail orientated

  • Analytical

  • Articulate

  • Ethical

  • Independently motivated

Required Experience

  • BS Accounting or equivalent degree

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels and continue to maintain a high level of objectivity and independence

  • Travel 15-20%

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. andits subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

Job Location

Rochester, New York, United States

Position Type


Position Employed By:

Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services Inc.