The New York Racing Association, Inc.

  • Staff Auditor

    Job Locations US-NY-Ozone Park
    Aqueduct Racetrack (only)
    Position Type
    Full-Time Regular
  • Job Overview

    The Internal Audit Staff is actively involvement in activities such as the preparation of detailed programs for audits, the review of financial, operational, compliance and risk systems, processes and procedures to determine efficiency, effectiveness and alignment with internal policies, procedures, regulations and industry standards. Assist the Audit Senior in defining the scope of audits, identifying key risk areas, and identifying relevant controls across the organization in support of the annual risk-based audit plan.


    The duties of the Staff Auditor include but are not limited to the following:

    • Performs operational, compliance, financial, and investigative audits for NYRA under the supervision of the Audit Senior, which involves:
      • Preparing for an audit by researching and organizing all pertinent information, e.g. prior audits, procedure manuals, etc.;
      • Developing an audit plan and preparing an audit planning memo that outlines the current situation, identifies areas of potential risk, and describes the steps to complete the audit;
      • Writing and updating narratives of areas being audited.
      • Coordinating and interacting with management, administrators, faculty, and staff, and with external audit agencies, as needed.
      • Completing the audit by examining, testing, verifying and evaluating operational areas as required;
      • Engaging in preliminary discussions with business owners to verify and obtain explanations of and reasons for each deficiency and documenting the responses;
      • Compiling and evaluating audit findings; preparing and presenting the results of audit work and making recommendations to implement audit findings.
    • Monitors and tracks the implementation of audit findings and recommendations to ascertain whether agreed upon corrective measures have been implemented. Reports findings to the Audit Senior.
    • Plans and manages special projects as directed by the Audit Senior and Internal Audit Manager.
    • Stays abreast of NYRA policies and procedures, current developments in racing industry, accounting and auditing professions, and changes in local, state, and federal laws, as applicable.
    • Maintain personal and professional competency through appropriate participation in professional organizations and attendance at relevant internal and external training opportunities.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
    • Progressively work towards leading more complex audits and managing several tasks simultaneously.





    Education:  Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance. 


    Experience:  1-3 years of auditing, accounting or other relevant experience in large corporations; experience in a Big 4 public accounting environment preferred


    Other:  Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification preferred.  


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