Internal Audit Summer Intern in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 11/5/2021

Career Snapshot

Career Description

Job Description

Advance Auto Parts isn’t just your local auto parts store.

We are the leading competitor in the auto parts industry. We are always looking for ways to better our strategies and broaden our horizons; which is why we are excited to take on a whole new team of interns. For this 10 week paid internship we are looking for interns to specialize in the following areas: Communications, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Merchandising, Retail Operations, Strategy, and Supply Chain. The week of welcome kicks off by pairing you with a mentor who will guide your experience as you work on a project tackling some of our top business initiatives.

This isn’t a job shadow opportunity, this internship is the chance to get involved, contribute and truly experience our workplace. This will be a fun, teamwork atmosphere with the opportunity to build strong peer to peer relationships. The internship will end with the opportunity to present solutions to relevant business problems to some of our top executive staff members. No other company embodies diversity and community engagement like Advance Auto Parts does.

 But don’t take our word for it, apply and find out for yourself.


Are you in interested in joining a $10B Fortune 500 company? The Internal Audit intern will be joining a high-performing team focused on helping the business achieve its objectives by mitigating risk and identifying opportunities for revenue growth, cost reduction, and process improvements. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, wants to learn about all areas of the business and who enjoys problem-solving. You will be joining an innovative team, with experienced leaders who are passionate about team member growth and development.

General Job Responsibilities

Under the supervision and guidance of the senior internal auditor, the intern will be responsible for the following:

  • Performing internal audit and consulting engagements across the business, including:
    • Planning – Documenting end-to-end operational processes by drafting process flows, identifying risks and controls, and developing testing procedures
    • Fieldwork Testing – Executing testing procedures through data analytics and sampling, identifying issues and uncovering root-causes
    • Reporting – Cleary and concisely communicating audit issues and proposing viable solutions
  • Providing support on special projects and other department initiatives
  • Developing a working knowledge and understanding of the Company. Actively networking/ developing relationships within the business
  • Meeting deadlines, adhering to department and professional standards


  • Current students pursuing a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Junior or Senior at the time of application
  • Can successfully navigate through ambiguity by asking questions, thinking critically, and using problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work across different teams and functions
  • Outstanding written skills – Ability to document complex processes and concepts clearly, through process maps and report writing
  • Well-developed organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Highly motivated/ driven. Takes a proactive approach to assignments with the ability to work independently