Staff Auditor

Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
Jul 22, 2014
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Appointment Type: Administrative/Professional Faculty

Department: OSU Office of Audit Svcs 008102 UPR

Position Summary: The OSU Office of Audit Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Staff Auditor position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Chief Audit Executive.

Operating under the direction of the Chief Audit Executive, the Staff Auditor participates as an audit team member on financial, operating unit, financial irregularity, compliance, operational, and special project audits. Performs detailed audit procedures and testing in accordance with established audit programs.

Position Duties: 95% Audit Examinations:
Assists the Chief Audit Executive or auditor in charge in preparation of the audit planning document by obtaining background information with respect to the auditee's operations and performing analytical review procedures.

Provides input on all stages of audit engagement and may prepare plans, programs, and reports under the direct supervision of Chief Audit Executive or auditor in charge. Audit engagements may include financial, information technology, operational, compliance, and fraud investigative engagements.

Performs detailed audit fieldwork in accordance with OAS standards. Tasks are generally specified in audit programs. The Staff Auditor's tasks typically include:
Evaluating and testing the auditee's system of internal accounting controls.

Performing and documenting detailed audit tests of controls.

Preparing suggestions for improvements in internal controls.

Performing data validation procedures for senior management and the board including but not limited to budget analysis, collective bargaining proposals, and project feasibility studies.

Responsible for recognizing deviations from generally accepted accounting principles, COSO OSU policies and procedures, and good business practice.

Responsible for documenting and communicating significant audit findings and recommendations for evaluation and eventual discussion with auditee management.

5% Other:
Develops and maintains an understanding of the Oregon State University and its campus operations.

Gathers information and presents to all levels of OSU management and staff.

Remains current on financial and economic developments that may affect OSU operations.

As appropriate, participates in opportunities to further expand areas of communication and responsibility.

Performs other duties as assigned

Position Duties (continued):

Working Conditions/Work Schedule: This position is based in the Corvallis Office location. Regular travel to assigned campus and meetings is required as travel within the state.

Minimum/Required Qualifications: BS/BA in a business related field.

Experience with electronic information and communication systems, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing.

Candidate for professional accounting/auditing certification.

Effectively interact with OSU management and staff to promote an environment of effective internal controls and efficient operating procedures.

Demonstrate good written and oral communication skills.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.

This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OAR 125-155-0200) as per OAR 576-056-0000 et seq.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications: One to three years of auditing experience.

Sufficient accounting education credits to qualify for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant examination.

Successful completion towards a professional accounting or auditing license namely Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor or Certified Fraud Examiner.

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 06-30-2014

For Full Consideration Date:

Closing Date: 08-31-2014

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with education and experience

Posting Number: 0012689

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