Job Details
Internal Auditor
Staff: Full-time Staff
501000 Investments and Legal Services
Cover Letter, Resume/CV

This position reports administratively to the Chief Investment Officer. Responsibilities include assisting in the development of university-wide processes and policies incorporating strong internal controls to ensure proper stewardship of university assets. Significant leadership is expected in working with departments across campus to monitor compliance and to improve processes, procedures, and controls.

Develop an understanding of the University structure, its reporting lines and the function of each department and organization including their compliance requirements.
Document internal control procedures, including the preparation of process flows of internal and operating controls, to help ensure compliance with university policies and procedures and external compliance requirements.
Provide recommendations for process improvements that will facilitate better use of university resources and improvement of controls across key areas of the University.
Develop, implement, and evaluate operational internal audits for recommended organizational areas.
Provide guidance in the development of new policies, procedures, training materials and documentation for use in training staff.
Work with risk management to identify annual areas of focus, a risk owner, and risks at­ a-glance reporting.
Establish and follow an audit plan to review key areas of risk on a routine basis.
Provide reports of findings to the appropriate Vice President, the President, and the Audit Committee.
Conduct follow up audits to monitor management's implementation of procedural recommendations.
Provide support and documentation to external auditors upon request.
Engage in continued educational development regarding rules, regulations, best practices, tools, and techniques.
  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree with a major or concentration in Accounting or Finance is required, plus a minimum of 5 years' experience in fiscal operations in higher education, a not-for-profit entity or other business setting with prior duties as an auditor.
  • Individual must have actual experience in the development and implementation of internal control documentation and procedures.
  • Priority will be considered for CPA or CIA designations.
  • Demonstrated leadership in managing audit functions with comprehensive knowledge of accounting and internal auditing practices.
  • Strong analytical skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office are required.
  • Experience using the SCT Banner enterprise system in higher education is desirable.
  • This candidate must have the ability to work either independently or as a team member and team leader within a collaborative environment and must be able to interact professionally and effectively with multiple constituencies.
  • The candidate must have excellent writing, organizational and communications skills.
40 (FT)