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Sr Internal Auditor


Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 407352 


BASIC PURPOSE: This is an experienced level corporate internal auditor career position responsible for performing risk assessments, performing test of transactions, data analysis, assessing internal controls and business processes, preparing audit work papers, and making recommendations for the enhancement of internal controls to improve operational performance. The senior staff auditor reviews and evaluates detailed operating procedures and business processes under minimal supervision. Analyzes results of testing and investigates exceptions through discussion with processes owners and company personnel. Identifies and documents internal control deficiencies and other audit observations, exceptions and concerns as well as performs root cause analysis.



  • Leads assigned internal audits under minimal supervision.
  • Assists in the execution of the annual internal audit plan and all phases of the audit process.
  • Interviews business process owners to document internal controls and processes.
  • Prepares risk assessments for each process and audit area.
  • Interacts with senior and executive management throughout the course of the audit process.
  • Assists in determining records or activities to analyze, the extent of tests to apply, and the work papers to prepare.
  • Obtaining, analyzing, and evaluating audit evidence of a more complex nature.
  • Ensures compliance with internal control procedures by examining records, reports, operating practices, and supporting documentation.
  • Drafts audit programs.
  • Prepares work papers that record and summarize data on the assigned audit program.
  • Holds preliminary discussions of apparent audit exceptions with process owners, including senior management, to verify and to obtain explanations of and reasons for each apparent exception.
  • Prepares and presents audit observations to management.
  • Drafts audit reports.
  • Identifies and recommends methods to remediate control deficiencies, opportunities for cost savings, and operational efficiencies.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending continuing professional education meetings, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Participation in special projects (e.g. special investigations, mergers & acquisitions)
  • Other duties assigned as needed.



  • Education & Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited University is preferred.
    • Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Internal Auditor certification desired; however, if not certified then it is preferred the applicant is working toward obtaining professional certification with an active plan in place to meet the 150-hour educational requirement to sit for the CPA exam in the State of Oklahoma. 
  • Experience:
    • One to three years of accounting, internal audit, and/or public accounting experience is preferred.



  • Skills:
    • Ability to manage competing projects and tasks to completion in a fast-paced environment meeting established deadlines.
    • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills, in particular the ability to tactfully communicate with all levels within the organization
    • Advanced computer and word processing skills in Microsoft Office; experience with SAP is a plus.
    • Strong analytical skills and the ability to analyze large data sets and to understand complex business processes.
    • Ability to research and to identify emerging business/industry risks, rules, and regulations.
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards.
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.


Job Function(s): Accounting and Finance 


Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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