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American Heart Association Staff Auditor in Dallas, Texas


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Staff Auditor based out of our National Center office located in Dallas, TX!

This position will work in a hybrid setting (in office 3 to 5 days a week.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at


This individual will be responsible for performing assigned internal audits (e.g., operational, financial, IT general controls, compliance, fraud, management special requests/projects, consulting engagements, etc.). Responsible for planning, testing, executing, and completing the reviews to evaluate controls and meet audit objectives including producing written reports of results and recommendations. Responsible for collaborating across team and various disciplines/functional area including regular interaction with American Heart Association management. Responsible for assessing risk, developing audit work programs, conducting audit, and documenting procedures in accordance with professional standards.

Essential Job Duties

  • Plans and performs internal audits across the organization (e.g., operational, financial, IT general controls, compliance, fraud, management special requests/projects, consulting engagements, etc.), through development, testing, execution and reporting to evaluate controls, meet audit objectives, and produce final written reports.

  • Develops flowcharts and conducts audit test procedures that address high risks/controls and documents in accordance with professional audit standards and Association Internal Audit procedures.

  • Develops and uses data analytic tools and computer assisted audit techniques to increase testing coverage and focus on anomalies.

  • Clearly communicates audit approach, project status, and findings to auditees in a professional manner in written reports and in-person presentations. Tracks and monitors implementation of action plans and monitors remediation.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related area

  • Two (2) years of experience in accounting, audit, and/or project management related to internal controls

  • Ability to learn and use data analytic software for analysis such as ACL (Galvanize)

  • Knowledge of information technology general controls

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, detail oriented

  • Proficient in related computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, Teams)

  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, independently, efficiently

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of Big Four audit experience a plus (e.g., KPMG, Ernst Young, Price Waterhouse, excluding Deloitte)


Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 1 month ago (10/26/2022 4:14 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9479

Job Category Finance & Accounting

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Dallas