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Internal Auditor


Reporting to the Audit Committee, the Internal Auditor manages and directs the activities of the internal audit function. These activities are concerned with independent audits of Jazz at Lincoln Center and of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s vendors, contractors, licensees and others as required.  The work requires expertise in the areas of internal and external auditing, including financial and operational audit functions, as well as a solid understanding of the operations of each of the audited functions. Work is conducted independently within established policies and procedures. The Internal Auditor exercises his/her own initiative and judgment in developing methods and procedures to achieve goals and objectives of the annual Internal Audit Plan (which the Internal Auditor will collaborate in developing). The position will report to the Executive Director.


  • Develop and maintain a macro-level risk assessment encompassing both external and internal risk factors.
  • Codify JALC’s internal controls and assess their effectiveness.
  • Develop, execute and update audit programs; plan and monitor audit work schedules; develop and recommend implementation of forms, systems and procedures to carry out these duties. As a part of this program, collect, analyze, interpret and verify information to ensure records and reports are accurate, reliable, timely and complete.
  • Confer with management and prepare written reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors on policies, programs, and activities of the Internal Audit function.
  • Support management in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure that generally accepted accounting principles are followed and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal accounting procedures and operating systems and controls.
  • Meet with management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, as necessary, to discuss audit plans and results and make recommendations to resolve audit findings requiring corrective action.
  • Assist external auditor in the planning and execution of the year-end audit.
  • Perform follow up of recommendations made, to assure timely implementation of recommendations.
  • Perform special audit-related projects and other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies

  • Thorough understanding of the audit function
  • Analytical and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated organizational skill with ability to see the big picture
  • Firm knowledge of government regulations at the local, state and national level.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Team player and collaborative with a mindset of supporting and helping to improve the organization.
  • Keen business and fiscal eye
  • Exemplary understanding of accounting principles


  • BA plus one or more Professional Designations/Advanced Degrees (CPA, CIA, CISA, MBA)
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience, with at least 3 years in a leadership capacity (at a minimum, as an Internal Auditor)

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including generous PTO, medical, dental, and a 403(b) plan. This position will work a Hybrid Schedule 3 days in office and 2 days at home.

Those who are offered a position at Jazz at Lincoln Center will be required to provide written confirmation of a completed COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

To assistant any individual who is unable to be vaccinated because of a medical condition or who objects to being vaccinated on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs and practices JALC will engage in an interactive process to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided, so long as it does not create an undue hardship for JALC and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others in the workplace and/or to the employee. To request an accommodation, please notify JALC Human Resources in writing at ReasonableAccommodations@jazz.org.

Jazz at Lincoln Center is an equal opportunity employer.


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