How much does a Chief Audit Executive make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Chief Audit Executive in the United States is $58 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $49 and $70. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Chief Audit Executive?

The Chief Audit Executive (CAE), director of audit, director of internal audit, auditor general, or controller general is a high level independent corporate executive with overall responsibility for internal audit. Publicly traded corporations typically have an internal audit department, led by a Chief Audit Executive ("CAE") who reports functionally to the audit committee of the board of directors, with administrative reporting to the chief executive officer. The profession is unregulated, though there are a number of international standard setting bodies, an example of which is the Instit...

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Appalachian Agency For Senior Citizens Inc - Cedar Bluff , VA
Executive Director POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to ... Arranges audits of company accounts. Advises management on investments and loans for short-and long ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 16 days ago
DHG - Richmond , VA
... Board and CEO in performing their responsibilities; accurately prepare annual budgets in ... Coordinate annual audits to produce accurate and timely results that meet all regulatory ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 23 days ago
SC&A Inc - Arlington , VA
Create and present financial and tax strategy recommendations to CEO * Support the financial planning and analysis efforts * Oversee cash flow, cash management, working capital, and company audits
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 40 days ago
TestPros, Inc. - Sterling , VA
... Audit, Intelligence Analysis, and Research and Development (R&D) services. TestPros delivers ... Reporting directly to the CEO, the Chief Growth Officer (CGO) will be a key player within the ...
LinkedIn - 21 days ago
Graham Holdings - Arlington , VA
Coach and mentor audit team members for performance and development. * Assist the Audit Director and Chief Audit Executive with the development of the annual audit plan and Department budget
LinkedIn - 47 days ago
NAG Marine - Norfolk , VA
As a key member of the NAG Marine Executive Management team, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will report to the President and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company. The ...
ZipRecruiter - 35 days ago
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