Internal Auditor II

Albany, Georgia
May 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details

Posting Number:



Position Category:

Audit Professional  

Job Title:

Internal Auditor II  

Position Code: (BCAT)


Pay Group:


Position Number:







Commensurate with qualifications and experience  

Position Type:


Type of Funding:

General Operating (State)  

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If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant:


Fringe Benefits:




Internal Audits  

Department Users with Access:

Laster, Katherine  


Ms. Katherine Laster  

Contact Phone/Extension:

(229) 430-3848  

Contact Email:  

Physical Demands:


Nature of Work:

An employee in this position will perform complex level professional internal auditing work at Albany State University (ASU), Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and Bainbridge State College (BSC) and must exemplify exceptional accounting, auditing and leadership skills. The employee must be able to analyze systems, financials, policies and procedures, and internal controls. Work requires preparation of working papers and special project reports. This employee should work with minimal supervision and is expected to offer assistance on audits.  

Facts About the Institution:

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, B.C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.  

Disability Statement:

Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  

Training and Experience:

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field from an accredited institution with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a financial, compliance, or auditing role; or a Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and one (1) year of experience in a financial, compliance, or auditing role. Experience operating a personal computer and proficient in Microsoft Office especially Excel and Word. Excellent report writing is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications: CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, or other audit related certification. Professional level experience in higher education auditing and/or governmental auditing. Experience with Banner and People Soft software. Project management experience. Experience using IDEA or other data analysis software.

Knowledge of current International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Ability to assess reliability and validity of information and to make effective recommendations. Ability to audit electronic information systems. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent analytical skill. Demonstrates ability to work independently and meet deadlines. Ability to make objective and constructive recommendations. Ability to maintain high degree of objectivity, enthusiasm, and efficiency in performing duties. Experience working with confidential or sensitive information.  

Testing Requirements:


Illustrative Examples of Work:

An employee in this position would conduct audits of operational systems, financial systems, compliance reviews and other special projects to identify any non-compliance issues or areas for operational efficiency. Ensures compliance with established internal control procedures by examining records, reports, operating practices and documentation. Communicates audit findings by preparing a final report and meeting with audit clients. Makes recommendations to management on non-compliance issues or add value to existing processes and procedures. Completes assigned portion of annual audit plan in compliance with professional standards for the practice of internal auditing. Prepares audit and control reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing operating information and trends. Assists in formulating short and long term safeguards to ensure protection of University assets as well as the integrity of reporting results. Assumes project management responsibility including considering and assessing client satisfaction. Travels to client locations to conduct audits. Interviews personnel to obtain relevant information and an understanding of the audit area. Occasional travel to attend meetings, conferences, and educational workshops. Performs other duties as assigned.  

Posting Date:


Closing Date: (Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)


Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter
Other Document  

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A list of 3 references with name, address, and phone number