Meritage Homes Corporation

  • Senior Internal Auditor

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    Meritage Homes is looking for an Senior Internal Auditor to plan and perform risk-based financial and operational audits of our divisions and departments, assisting with information technology (IT) audits, and ongoing Sarbanes-Oxley efforts. 

    The Senior Internal Auditor will:


    • Assist in identifying and evaluating the company’s risk areas (IT and non- IT related) and provide input in the development of the annual audit plan. 
    • Identify exposure and analysis of risks within assigned audit areas, and prepar relevant, comprehensive audit plans and programs to perform audits of the company’s various divisions and departments.
    • Perform audits and reviews (i.e., IT related, financial and operational) ensuring that objectives are met.  Evaluate results of audits and reviews, identifying control strengths and weaknesses.  Participate in the communication of audit results and special projects via written reports and oral presentations to management.
    • Perform follow-up reviews at appropriate intervals.
    • Assist the company with its Sarbanes- Oxley efforts (IT and non- IT related).  Such assistance could include: a) monitoring, reviewing and/ or updating process documentation, b) performing walkthroughs and testing, and c) performing appropriate remediation testing/ reviews.
    • Coordinate internal audit efforts with external auditors.
    • Perform special projects as assigned by internal audit management.
    • Develop and maintain productive company relationships.
    • Travel is required to multiple locations; may range from 35-45% annually.


    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance, IT or business related field, prefer CPA, CISA or CIA Certification.
    • A minimum of 3- 5 years in internal auditing, public accounting, finance/ accounting or IT related position. 
    • Knowledge and experience in auditing internal controls in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements is preferred.  
    • Extensive knowledge of auditing standards (including IIA Standards), generally accepted accounting principles and internal control systems (IT and non-IT related).
    • Computer skills with expertise in Microsoft Windows Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
    • General knowledge and understanding of information technology concepts and controls.
    • Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) with people at all levels in an organization.
    • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills.
    • Sound judgment skills; ability to distinguish between significant, moderate and low risk matters when evaluating audit results and making recommendations.
    • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, diverse and growth-oriented environment.


    From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we’re about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.


    We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STAR® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career. 


    When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:

    • An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
    • A competitive drive to be the best
    • Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value
    • Top-notch benefits
    • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
    • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset




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