Job description

Responsibilities include assisting departments in providing an independent objective disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the internal control and compliance process of university financial and operational transactions. Document embezzlements, losses, conduct review of systems to determine control weakness and recommend procedure changes to decrease fraud. Identify opportunities for revenue enhancement and cost reduction. Communicate via audit reports/memos, and/or verbally, findings of investigations to include compliance, efficiency, and fraud findings.

Job Title

Requisition Number

Working Title
Staff Auditor

Department Name
3K000:Internal Audit

Work Location

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Requires handling of light weight objects and sitting for periods of time.


Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Extended hours may be required as needed.


Accounting knowledge and experience.
Excellent communication skills.
Business writing skills.
Detail oriented.
Knowledge of MS Office (Windows, Excel, Word, etc.), and SAP.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Auditing experience.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of auditing experience do you have?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  2. * How many years of professional experience do you have in a financial environment?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  3. * Describe your experience using SAP. Include the modules (i.e. FI, BW, HR, etc.) you have utilized.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have experience using statistical software for data analysis?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please describe a difficult situation in a previous position and how you overcame it.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/17/2018
    Application Due: 5/17/2018
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