Director of University Audits

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Mar 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Director of University Audits

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Audit Department

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-14-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia seeks an innovative and forward-thinking Audit Director to primarily manage audits of the University's IT systems and processes. The Audit Director will provide technology and data analytics audit expertise to the Department in support of its mission to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. The internal audit program is coordinated with the Auditor of Public Accounts and the Office of the State Inspector General, and must comply with the Institute of Internal Auditors' (IIA) standards for the professional practice of internal auditing.

The ideal candidate will be accomplished in developing comprehensive audit programs which includes evaluation of all aspects of IT security, management, and governance. He/she will have positive sustained impact in complex environments, where collaboration and influence management are critical to success. He/she should have knowledge of IT operations, risks, and controls. Typically, he/she will have a track record that includes:

Five to seven years of audit experience, with at least three years at a leadership level.

Ability to identify enterprise wide risks providing sound recommendations to achieve business/educational goals.

Knowledge of and ability to apply generally accepted auditing standards and The IIA's standards for the professional practice of internal auditing is required; knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles for universities and hospitals is preferred.

Expertise in establishing a data analytics program to support the evaluation of risks and controls.
Strong oral and written communications in management guidance, policy documentation, audit reports, presentation, and resolution of audit findings.

Proven ability to work with colleagues at all levels of the organization.

Proven track record of managing operations of audit departments. Holds employees accountable for results and drives overall effectiveness of institutional efforts.

Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards and standards of personal integrity. Exemplifies the University's mission, strategic aims, and programs.

Bachelor's degree required and Master's degree in the relevant field preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to identify enterprise wide risks providing sound recommendations to achieve business/educational goals.
- Knowledge of and ability to apply generally accepted auditing standards and The IIA's standards for the professional practice of internal auditing is required; knowledge of and ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles for universities and hospitals is (highly) preferred.
- Knowledge of academic division, medical center, and/or IT operations and the ability to conduct audits of complex departments/organizations.
- Strong oral and written communications in management guidance, policy documentation, audit reports, presentation of findings, and resolution of audit points. Proven ability to work with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
- Proven track record of managing operations of complex audit department. Holds employees accountable for results and drives overall effectiveness of institutional efforts.
- Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards and standards of personal integrity. Exemplifies the University's mission, strategic aims, and programs.

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