TriNet United States Remote

Intern, Internal Audit (Summer)

TriNet is a leading provider of comprehensive human resources solutions for small to midsize businesses (SMBs). We enhance business productivity by enabling our clients to outsource their HR function to one strategic partner and allowing them to focus on operating and growing their core businesses. Our full-service HR solutions include features such as payroll processing, human capital consulting, employment law compliance and employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans and workers’ compensation insurance.

TriNet has a nationwide presence and an experienced executive team. Our stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol TNET. If you’re passionate about innovation and making an impact on the large SMB market, come join us as we power our clients’ business success with extraordinary HR.

Job summary/overview:

Under the direction of the Director or Manager of Internal Audit, you will work closely with business partners, performing Internal Audit projects, as part of the corporate Internal Audit plan.

Work performed will include coverage of functional business departments with focus on financial and operational processes as well as controls testing for the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley 404 program.

The Intern will maintain all interpersonal and ethical standards and complete work in compliance with applicable standards and ensures all Internal Audit activities carried out or supervised are in compliance with applicable standards.

Essential duties/responsibilities:

  • Perform all phases of the audit process including planning, fieldwork, closeout, report writing, wrap-up and follow-up with management supervision.
  • Execute and document test procedures to ensure that controls are operating as intended, both for operational internal audits and the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley 404 process.
  • Interface with department personnel to ensure Internal Audit and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 objectives, deliverables and timelines are met.
  • Participate in special projects such as; risk assessments, providing assistance to external auditors (including performing testing, gathering requested documentation, etc.), system implementations and upgrades.
  • Maintain comprehensive working papers to support and substantiate audit observations.
  • Assist with investigations as needed.
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the manager’s discretion.

Job requirements and qualifications:


  • Junior or senior undergraduate or graduate students with a declared major in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems, Business or other relevant degree.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in core major classes


  • Previous relevant internship/work experience preferred
  • Academic leadership or extra-curricular activity involvement preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing with various levels of the organization!
  • Ability to follow up on pending issues, take initiative and solve problems
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and Word
  • Strong organizational and time management skills!
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and progressive environment

WORK ENVIRONMENT/OTHER INFORMATION (Travel required, physical requirements, on-call schedules, etc.):

  • Travel to other TriNet office locations (NV, CA, NY, SC, FL, TX), Approx. 15-20%

This position may be performed remotely anywhere within the United States, except the role may not be performed in Colorado or Connecticut.

Please Note: TriNet reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Position functions and qualifications may vary depending on business necessity.

TriNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, religion, color, disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Any applicant with a mental or physical disability who requires an accommodation during the application process should contact to request such an accommodation.