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Internal Audit Intern

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly

Reports To: Senior Internal Auditor


This internship will have full-time hours from approximately May to July with the potential to continue as a part-time intern during the academic year.


JOB SUMMARY: The Internal Audit Intern is responsible for assisting with internal audits in addition to additional projects to support the Wright Service Corp. family of companies.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions:

Internal Audit:

  • Perform risk-based operational, financial, and compliance internal audits, including controls testing, along with the greater internal audit team.
  • Assist with preparing audit work papers according to department and professional standards.
  • Perform and document detailed processes and control walkthroughs and control test procedures, along with the greater internal audit team.
  • Assist and/or complete in preparing professional, clear, concise audit reports for management with appropriate and practical recommendations for improvements.
  • Review, analyze, test, and document various systems, procedures, and internal controls with support from the Senior Internal Auditor.
  • Assist with maintenance of internal controls systems and database.

Ad Hoc and Project Expectations:

  • Participate in a wide variety of special corporate projects, working closely with several teams of various sizes.
  • Assist with Internal Control and compliance related initiatives, as needed.
  • Assist with other projects, as needed.

Support, actively participate, and act in accordance with Wright’s culture of safety and employee ownership.

Comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company policies and procedures.

Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work and meetings.



OTHER DUTIES:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

  • Position may require limited travel.



  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s in Accounting/Finance or related field (3.0 major GPA preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to attend meetings and trainings in the West Des Moines office as required.



  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Results-oriented, self-starter with the ability to accept and adapt to a changing environment.
  • Commitment to integrity and attention to detail.
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication, as well as interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and ask questions as needed.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English sufficient to perform job duties and to interact and communicate with employees and vendors.