Internal Auditor

Lee College
Main Campus
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Internal Auditor

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VP of Finance & Administration

Job Summary/Basic Function: :

The Internal Auditor is responsible for participating in or leading complex financial, operational, and compliance audits. Plans, prioritizes, manages, and performs multiple projects and tasks. This position will report to the Vice President of Finance and Administration for day-to-day duties, and to the President of the college, as well as audit committees of the college’s board of directors when reporting audit results. Incumbent must be able to influence and advocate recommendations to management for the areas examined.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform internal audit projects per approved audit plan in accordance with professional standards.
  • Plan projects appropriately, including determining objectives, scope, and criteria.
  • Gather sufficient, reliable, and relevant evidence from individuals or systems, document the conditions noted and related findings, analyze the information/data so that conclusions can be reached, develops actionable recommendations for improvement, compliance, or resolution.
  • Prepare audit reports for review and issuance.
  • Perform internal quality assessment reviews for projects, as assigned.
  • Work as a team member or individually in conducting audit projects.
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external contacts, utilizing excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Follow up on the status of management’s corrective action plan.
  • Perform a comprehensive, annual, system-wide risk assessment and develop an annual audit plan based on risk assessment.
  • Perform special projects as necessary, including investigations of complaints/allegations, analyzing confidential, and sensitive information.
  • Direct and assist external consultants and auditors as needed.
  • Develop and document internal control procedures as needed.
  • Keep abreast of industry practices, rules, and regulations related to the internal auditing profession.

Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Excellent benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security-sensitive position.

Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications: :

  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related field
  • Five (5) years of full-time experience in auditing, including four (4) years of supervisory or project management experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Advanced knowledge and practice of the governmental general accepted auditing standards (GAAS), International Professional Practices Frameworks, accounting, auditing pronouncements, the Committee of Sponsoring (COCO) internal controls frameworks, and fraud deterrence guidance.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, or standards that affect students, employees, or vendors, including Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology, Project Management Body of Knowledge, federal and state laws, regulations and rules, and various government and higher education industry standards or best practices, such as the Texas Administrative Code.
  • Skilled in using information technology hardware/devices, Microsoft products, project management tools, and knowledge of and skills in using data mining/analysis software to extract and report information.
  • Knowledge of how routine business processes should be integrated with administrative system functions, such as PeopleSoft, etc.
  • Skilled in identifying problems and formulating actionable recommendations for process improvements or problem resolution.
  • Excellent negotiating, advocating, and verbal and written communications for process improvements or problem resolution.
  • Excellent negotiating, advocating, verbal, and written communications skills.
  • Able to display personal initiative and to adapt, handle multiple priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Able to handle sensitive, confidential information dealing with students, employees, and vendors.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Must have the ability to influence and advocate recommendations to management for the areas examined.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Preferred Qualifications: :

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Experience working in higher education

Campus/Location: :

Main Campus - Baytown, TX

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Special Instructions to Applicants::

This position requires applicants to attach the following documents: resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts for all completed course work. (Official transcripts required upon employment.)

In addition, applicants must include a minimum of three (3) professional references on the online application.

Please do not mail, email, fax, or deliver any documents outside of the electronic application process.


The College and the Community

Established in 1934, Lee College is a comprehensive community college offering university transfer programs, career and technical education, corporate and continuing education, and academic development.

Lee College is a vibrant, continuously evolving, mid-sized institution serving an industrial community. The college is located in Baytown, Texas, approximately 30 miles east of Houston. The third largest city in the Houston metropolitan area, Baytown has a diverse population of more than 60,000. It is a prosperous community that offers a competitive cost of living, a variety of employment opportunities, and a strong tax base provided by corporations such as ExxonMobil, Chevron Phillips, and Bayer.

Lee College at a Glance

  • Fifth in the U.S. for associate degrees awarded in science and technologies
  • Fourth in the U.S. For associate degrees awarded to Hispanic students
  • Achieving the Dream Leader college
  • Ranked among top 10 percent of community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute for two consecutive years
  • More than 130 degrees and certificates offered
  • 30 student organizations in 2012-20123
  • Nationally recognized honors program
  • First community college in the nation to receive Kresge Foundation Grant
  • 2012-2013 NJCAA Region XIV men’s basketball champs
  • Clinton Climate Initiative college
  • The ExxonMobil Process Technology Program
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