Republic Services Sr Internal Auditor - IT in Scottsdale, Arizona

About Us

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here, our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

The Senior Internal Auditor position is responsible for planning, performing and reporting auditing activities in a project manager role. Audits are designed to examine and evaluate the adequacy of the Company’s internal control structures.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities

  • Leverage considerable knowledge and understanding of IT Internal Control frameworks and terminology (e.g., COSO, COBIT, ITIL); Process and Controls standard industry practices.

  • Plan and perform reviews of IT general and application controls, to include supporting integrated audits and system implementation review, prepare audit programs, work papers detailing audit procedures and ensure adequate audit evidence in accordance with departmental and professional standards.

  • Update the auditing database in a timely manner, maintaining accurate record of the audit work performed, audit findings and observations, management responses, response due dates and the status of management’s corrective action. Review the work of any staff auditors on the same project/ audit to ensure that the department standards were fulfilled.

  • Act in a leading role when planning and scoping corporate and IT area audits based upon an understanding of IT, business and accounting processes.

  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of general and key controls around IT systems and applications for SOX compliance and develop and/or evaluate SOX test plans.

  • Utilize judgment and prior experience to effectively communicate the relative importance of an audit issue and provide appropriate context to allow management to follow-up. Assist staff auditors in the identification, assessment, and reporting on exceptions to compliance with Company policy, procedures, standards and guidelines and weaknesses in internal control.

  • Discuss audit results with senior-level management in both written and verbal formats and recommends corrective action.

  • Examine information technology (IT) processes and systems by evaluating control risks/gaps and providing management and process owners with recommendations for improvements to policies, procedures and practices.

  • Coordinate activities with external auditors as necessary and provide assistance to external auditors as needed.

  • Develop on going positive relationships with the IT department management team.

  • Demonstrate experience as a team leader: create a positive environment while meeting customer expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback, and identifying staff development opportunities in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.

  • Perform other consulting, investigative, special project and administrative job-related duties.

  • Develop computer assisted auditing techniques to assist the department in queries of system data to facilitate the effectiveness of internal audit testing activities.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems (CIS), or related field.

  • 2+ years experience in any of the following areas: internal or external IT audit, ERP packages (i.e., SAP, Oracle Financials, Lawson), Crystal Reports, or IT security.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Short- and long-term disability.

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Employee discount programs.

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.