INTERNAL CONTROLS / COMPLIANCE
Position Summary: Position is responsible for the internal control framework, audit strategy development, organization risk assessment with ability to perform activities that include planning and developing work programs. Role will drive the design, integration of operational risk management controls, compliance controls and internal controls over support functions including financial reporting, human resources and information technology along with developing implementation plans. Position will evaluate information to identify potential areas for improvements and to maintain communication channels to key stakeholders. Role will provide input to assist in developing and implementing efficient, effective procedures and processes that ensure appropriate separation of duties exists across the Division. It will also guide and develop control methodologies, best practices and emerging trends, identifying recommendations in processes and controls, communicating results, and following up on issues reported. Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Responsibilities: Process Design: Document operating, system and financial/business processes/procedures and assist with workflow of processes including design of approval path and approval management. Implement and develop new internal controls for operating, system and financial processes. Achieves accounting operational objectives by contributing accounting information and recommendations to productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying trends; determining system improvements; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues and implementing change.
Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field and experience in governmental or commercial accounting with emphasis on internal auditing or an equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.