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TIAA Director, Internal Audit - Advisory in Denver, Colorado

Internal Audit

The Audit Director is an executive responsible assessment of risk and the delivery of assurance and advisory engagements based on their assigned area. This executive position is responsible for collecting risk insights from industry, company, client, peer and other sources to holistically assess current, emerging and potential business and technology risks within their assigned area. The incumbent will actively participate in advisory engagements, including interviewing stakeholders, reviewing documentation and writing reports. The Director promotes enterprise values and culture as well as employee engagement within the team. This role is also responsible for nurturing strong professional relationships with key technology, business and audit executives to learn, educate and positively influence. This position will represent audit in company strategic initiatives and committees. The Director collaborates with peers and other senior audit leaders to meet audit goals by identifying and leading continuous improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Collaborate with their Managing Director, peers and Senior Managers to develop, challenge and support each other in the delivery of valuable, high-quality Advisory engagements.

  • Identify, plan, execute and deliver strategic advisory engagements within assigned areas of responsibility in accordance with audit methodology, budgets and timelines.

  • Contribute to the annual advisory plan based on holistic industry, company and assigned area risk insights.

  • Identify and lead team and departmental initiatives that grow skills, contacts and exposure.

  • Build and cultivate Internal Audit, business and IT executive relationships to actively foster a strong risk culture, understand TIAA’s business, identify risks and contribute to a constructive Internal Audit brand.

  • Ensure a holistic and business-oriented view in preparing reports and issues through concise, precise and accurate writing.

  • Lead challenging engagement negotiations with clients, peers and senior audit executives in a proactive, professional and productive manner.

  • Pursue and actively participate in industry leadership roles and activities like Board positions and speaking engagements.

  • Provide timely positive and constructive feedback to fellow advisory team members to continuously cross-develop the advisory team.

  • Incorporate development opportunities in scheduling and advisory work assignments.

  • Incorporate innovative techniques, including data analytics, in engagements, continuous monitoring and where possible to increase scope, quality and timeliness of work performed.

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level



Required Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in public accounting, diversified financial services and/or consulting services.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in public accounting, diversified financial services and/or consulting services.

  • Undergraduate degree in applicable field (e.g. business or information technology)

  • MBA or graduate degree is preferred.

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). If the candidate does not have a certification, the candidate will obtain one of the above within 18 months.

Base Pay Range: $128,200/yr. - $213,700/yr.

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

COVID-19 Vaccination

TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:

Phone: (800) 842-2755


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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.