Senior Analyst, Internal Audit

The role can be hybrid out of EDF's New York offices or remote in the eastern time zone

Overall Function

Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, the Internal Audit Senior Analyst will play a key role in supporting all aspects of the Internal Audit function from audit planning, execution, and follow-up including highlighting process gaps, control deficiencies and areas for improvement.


  • Contribute to the execution of the internal audit plan, participating on operational, financial, and compliance audits as well as other areas of the audit plan.
  • Support the audit lead in establishing objectives and scopes for audits, execute the procedures, and discuss observations with management.
  • Assist the audit lead in developing actionable recommendations that improve operations and controls.
  • Effectively communicate audit observations, internal control deficiencies, and recommendations, with management.
  • Prepare clear and concise written audit observations for reporting.
  • Work collaboratively and develop strong relationships with programs and departments and operational areas and continue to develop the organization’s appreciation for a strong internal control environment.
  • Monitor and follow up on the status of management action plans addressing the reported internal audit observations of areas of responsibility through regular interactions with business contacts.
  • Validate implementation of management action plans by reviewing and examining the evidence provided by the business.
  • Participate in data analytics initiatives and work with business leaders to facilitate continuous monitoring.
  • Utilize auditor judgement and professional skepticism in decision-making.
  • Participates in advancing EDF DEI goals in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected, included, and empowered to address the experiences fell connected, included and empowered to address the environmental and organizational challenges in alignment with EDF values.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in accounting, finance, or similar.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in in the field of internal audit and/or public accounting. Accounting experience preferred from a mid-tier or Big 4 firm.
  • Certifications (CPA, CIA, CFE, etc.) are desired.
  • Highly effective interpersonal & communication skills; ability to write clear and concise observations and reports.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office. Experience with ACL a plus.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong project management, time management, and prioritization skills.
  • Possess a high energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Demonstrates self-awareness, cultural competency and inclusivity, and ability to work with colleagues and stakeholders across diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the year

We offer a strong total rewards package encompassing competitive salary, robust benefits, and professional development opportunities consistent with a modern global organization. We take into account factors such as candidate experience, skills, training, internal team equity and local norms.

Please note that pay ranges are country specific. As a result, the stated currency is not meant be converted into any other currency.

Pay range

$78,000 - $86,000 USD/Yr.


Regular Full Time


Remote - US, New York


March 21, 2023


Put your passion and skills to work for the planet. Climate change is the most urgent issue of our time, and we need people like you to help us build a vital Earth — for everyone.

We’re Environmental Defense Fund, a fast-paced nonprofit with a growing staff of more than 1,000 people in nearly 30 countries. We deliver game-changing solutions that cut climate pollution and strengthen people’s ability to thrive despite the effects climate change is already having. We work wherever we can have the most impact, from local communities to top companies to governments worldwide, and even in space.

Our culturevalues and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion make EDF an exciting and meaningful place to work. Every job here makes a difference. Won’t you join us?