Internal Audit

Business Audit Summer Analyst

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Placement and duration

The Internal Audit Summer Analyst Program is a 10-week program beginning in June. The curriculum includes an orientation to the firm, senior management speaker seminars and social and networking events to build Summer Analysts' professional networks. The Program also includes peer mentorship opportunities and community service events. All Analysts will also be assigned a group project at the start of the internship, which they will have to present to a broader audience at the end of the summer program.

Training program

The Program includes a two-day firmwide orientation, followed by a one-day business unit-specific training where you will gain basic product knowledge and an understanding of Morgan Stanley's audit methodology. The remainder of the training is done on the job.

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Responsibilities include the following, and may vary according to your coverage area:

  • Develop a working knowledge of business terminology and basic auditing standards.
  • Participate in business management and audit team meetings to gain an understanding of the business units under review (e.g. policies and procedures, roles and responsibilities, systems and processes, organization and controls).
  • Participate in audit planning and scoping, and assist in the documentation of audit planning materials and walkthrough narratives or process flows.
  • Assist in identifying key controls, creating of the process, risk and control (PRC) matrix, and uploading documentation to the audit workflow tool.
  • Create and execute control tests and clearly document test results as part of fieldwork.
  • Communicate testing exceptions and control deficiencies to senior management within Internal Audit and the business as part of reporting.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • Business Audit: You are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree (Accounting, Business Management, Finance or related degree preferred).
  • You have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • You have strong technical and quantitative skills, and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • You graduate between December 2020 and May 2021 and have less than one year of Full Time professional experience.

Application Process & Deadlines

After submitting your application, you may be asked to complete a video-recorded questionnaire through HireVue. You will receive an email with additional information on how to complete the video shortly following submission of your application.

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