Senior Auditor

Job description

Working Title: Senior Auditor

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Office of the Exec VP and Chief Operating Officer

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-30-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia is recruiting for a Senior Internal Auditor to conduct risk and controls assurance and advisory projects and other internal process improvement work, as assigned. Objectives for these projects may address operations, compliance, and reporting (financial and non-financial) goals of the University.

The Audit Department's mission is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advising, 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 successful candidate will have experience executing assigned projects, as in-charge or contributing team member, in accordance with professional standards and departmental procedures. Experience with all phases of an audit (planning, fieldwork, and reporting) and guiding the work of others, including initial review of workpapers assigned to team members. Experience in identifying and evaluating internal controls and risks for business processes, and proposing relevant fieldwork test steps and objectives.

The ideal candidate will have a track record that includes a minimum two years of progressively responsible professional experience as an auditor. A bachelor's degree is strongly preferred; however, appropriate, verifiable experience in internal audit or its equivalent will be considered. The preferred candidate will have possession of or progression towards a relevant professional certification, such as a CPA, CIA, or CISA, demonstrating a commitment to professional mastery.

Data analytic skills would be a key differentiator.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0623743.

Complete a job application online and attach a targeted cover letter indicating the functional area(s) for which they are applying and how their qualifications allow them to contribute to the programs/services of the functional area(s), resume, and contact information for three references.

For questions about the position or application process please contact Chris Cunningham at [email protected]

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards; knowledge of general business practices; knowledge of accounting systems; thorough understanding of internal controls; knowledge of what comprises competent evidential matter; knowledge and use of operational audit techniques; ability to identify areas of audit concern and demonstration of initiative and creativity in developing audit objectives and procedures; ability to interpret and apply pertinent laws and regulations to specific situations; ability to effectively communicate results; demonstrated supervisory skills.

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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 12/12/2018
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