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American Tower Senior Auditor in Boston, Massachusetts

The Team

We are seeking a Senior Auditor to join American Tower’s Global Internal Audit department. The Global Internal Audit team conducts risk-based financial and operational audits, tests Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404 (“SOX-404”) controls and leads special projects and investigations in accordance with the team’s plan. Day to day you will plan audits, develop internal audit scopes and objectives, perform internal audit procedures, and prepare internal audit reports that reflect the results of the work performed. Additionally, the Senior Auditor performs follow-up on the status of outstanding internal audit issues. As a Senior Auditor you will partner cross-functionally to deliver audit projects focusing on financial, operational, and internal control processes.

What You Need to Succeed

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration required.

  • At least 3 years of experience in a financial and operational auditing environment performing multiple projects and working with varying internal and external team members required.

  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor strongly preferred.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Understanding of internal control concepts and experience with applying them to plan, perform, manage, and report on the evaluation of various business processes, areas, and functions.

  • Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other project team members.

  • Knowledge of GAAP, Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission, SOX, and Institute of Internal Auditors Standards and Practice Advisories as well as an understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting preferred.

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft applications such as Excel, Word, and VISIO as well as experience with ORACLE, IDEA, and/or Audit Command Language preferred.

  • Approximately 25% travel may be required to support the position’s responsibilities.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively.

  • Ability to work with different functional groups and levels of employees to effectively and professionally achieve results.

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment.

What You Can Offer Us

  • Act as project manager/team lead to independently conduct complex audit projects and special assignments.

  • Evaluate the adequacy of internal controls and processes through detailed testing.

  • Compile audit findings recommend value-added revisions to systems and procedures, and communicate audit findings to management in well written reports.

  • Manage follow-up of open audit issues and facilitate agreement with business process owner to ensure timely closure of action plans.

  • Lead or participate in cross-functional efforts to improve Company operations, including but not limited to project task forces, internal control committees, corporate-wide initiatives, process excellence teams, or other efforts.

  • Support the SOX-404 process, including scoping, planning, walkthroughs, testing, status reporting, and communicating with external auditors and effectively supporting their initiatives.

  • Approximately 75% of the time the role will be performed outside of a conventional office environment.

  • Other duties as assigned.

American Tower is a global digital infrastructure company serving customers through tower sites and other real estate solutions that support connectivity and opportunity, focused on achieving our vision of Building a More Connected World. Our success is rooted in the potential of our people and the power of local teams at our offices and sites across 25 countries.

We are one of the largest global Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and a publicly traded (NYSE:AMT), Fortune 500 Company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The next decade will be an exciting time as we evolve our infrastructure to meet tomorrow’s needs and position our people to elevate their impact, their potential, and our shared success. Come grow your career with us!

For more information about how American Tower is building a more connected world, visit

American Tower is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, reproductive decisions, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Requisition ID : 535