Ryan Miller & Associates

Is Relocation Available? : Yes. Partial relocation available

VP, Internal Audit

The Director of Internal Audit is responsible for the management and performance of the Internal Audit Department of this large, publicly-traded owner/operator of single-family rental homes.

The staffing of the department consists of the Director and two internal audit professionals.  The Director reports to the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees, along with the Chief Financial Officer.


  • Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance
    • Coordinating with Big Four consulting firm on matters regarding Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 compliance
    • Maintaining documentation of processes, risk assessments and internal controls; evaluating effectiveness of controls; and testing key controls
    • Regularly reviewing new/revised process documentation and control assessments
    • Monitoring technology initiatives through the development lifecycle.
    • Coordinating and assisting with external auditors’ review of Sarbanes Oxley compliance
  • Operational and Field Audits
    • Visiting field offices to perform operational audits of compliance with corporate policies and procedures
    • Reviewing expenditures related to property renovations; on a sample basis, visiting properties to observe/vouch completion of renovation
    • Performing analytical audits using performance metrics and other tools
  • Other
    • Reporting to Audit Committee quarterly
    • Along with Accounting and Finance departments, coordinating with external auditors to assure efficiency and effectiveness of annual audit activities
    • Overseeing any vendor or employee fraud investigations, reporting findings to the Audit Committee
    • Overseeing special projects as necessary

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Accounting, and 10+ years of relevant work experience
  • CPA and/or CIA certification
  • Experience performing internal or external audits within various industries required; experience with a publicly – traded REIT preferred
  • Strong knowledge of risk assessment methodologies and understanding of enterprise risk management
  • Technology system implementation experience preferred
  • Ability to travel approximately 35% of time
  • Working knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Dynamics, Visio and Yardi Voyager general ledger/property management system


  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage projects and supervise teams of professionals
  • Ability to think strategically and develop innovative solutions
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels across departments/divisions


To apply for this job email your details to raul@ryanmiller.com