Internal Auditor II

Location
Newark, DE
Posted
Jun 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

Job Title Internal Auditor II
Job ID 104680
Location Newark, DE


PAY GRADE: 31E

DEADLINE: Open until Filled

CONTEXT OF THE JOB:

Internal Audit assists the University in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of business risk management, control, and internal operating processes that support the University's core missions of teaching, research, and service.

Under the limited direction of the Director, the Internal Auditor is responsible for the systematic and objective verification, analysis and appraisal of the University's accounting, financial and operating controls. The Auditor assists in preparing the annual reevaluation of the Internal Audit Plan, risk analyses and risk-based internal audit plans. The Auditor assists in preparing materials for the meetings of the Board of Trustees Audit Visiting Committee.

This position regularly communicates with University faculty and administrators at all levels and external auditors on matters relating to internal controls, compliance, and audit findings and recommendations. Duties of the position require independent execution and decision making based on the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, professional certification, experience, applicable laws and regulations and University policy.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop and complete Risk Assessments, Audit Programs and Internal Control Questionnaires for the identification, analysis, and evaluation of financial, accounting and operating risks and controls in audits.
  • Perform independent audit fieldwork within budget and in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Internal Audit Department standards.
  • Assist in conducting sensitive investigations of alleged financial improprieties, including fraud, reported through the University Financial Compliance Hotline and other sources.
  • Review findings and recommendations with University "clients" in a way that gains their acceptance of proposed changes and promotes professional rapport.
  • Develop and make presentations to the University community concerning internal accounting controls and compliance.
  • Writes clear and actionable audit reports.
  • Assist in preparing materials for Board of Trustees Audit Visiting Committee meetings.
  • Follow-up on findings and recommendations to ensure appropriate corrective actions are taken.
  • Maintain current knowledge of new developments in the accounting and internal auditing fields as applicable to the University.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, computer science or related field with a minimum of four years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Current CPA, CIA, CISA or comparable certification.
  • Internal Audit, ERM, IT or Compliance Audit experience in a University, Lab, or Health Sciences environment is preferred.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and analytical/problem solving ability.
  • Ability to make effective presentations to groups.
  • Experience in using data analysis tools preferred.
  • Flexibility and the ability to change priorities quickly and capacity to handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds.


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html


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