Posting Number 19S3H10922 Position Title Staff Internal Auditor Department District Office Salary Link Exempt – C44
Open until Filled Job Announcement will remain open until filled. The first review of applications will be October 7, 2019.
Please Note: Applications received after the committee review process is completed may not be reviewed. It is recommended interested applicants submit their materials by the established first review deadline.
Position Summary The Staff Internal Auditor position, reporting to the Director of Internal Audit, interfaces and partners with all levels of College personnel from front line staff and management to the Governing Board and its Finance and Audit Committee. The position interacts with external compliance organizations such as the State of Arizona Office of the Auditor General. The Internal Auditor performs complex risk-based audits, which may include financial, operational, compliance and performance elements. This position also serves as a resource to provide internal control guidance to all College departments. We are looking for an experienced Staff Internal Auditor to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to improve the effectiveness of risk management, controls, and governance processes.
The work schedule for this position is flexible and will include working evenings and weekends and local travel.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with planning, and executing risk-based financial, compliance, and operational internal audits
Conduct risk-based assessments using a variety of approaches and recommend priorities for audit projects.
Select appropriate audit approaches, test procedures, and sampling criteria based on professional judgment and applicable methodologies
Lead or provide support for special Internal Audit projects.
Evaluate effectiveness of business processes and internal controls, identify and assess weaknesses, risks and inefficiencies, determine root causes, and provide practical and value added recommendations/solutions in accordance with the professional Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and governmental audit standards
Identify and examine documentation necessary to conduct effective audits, including reports, statements, records, and memos to gather information and prepare reports; provide and preserve evidential documentation pertaining to audit engagements; reconcile documentation with actual inventory or records to ascertain accuracy
Prepare electronic audit work papers, schedules, and a summary report on audit findings; summarize statistical data; and, documents recommendations to address audit findings
Communicate the results of Internal Audit activities to senior management, the Finance and Audit Committee and the Governing Board
Follow-up on management corrective action plan and College risk assessment activities
Participate in college-wide committees to provide Internal Audit guidance
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a closely related field and
Four years in the field an experienced internal auditor, accountant, or financial analyst
Candidates who possess similar minimum objective qualifications should describe in detail the education and work experience you regard as establishing the equivalency.
Experience working as an internal auditor in a higher education setting
The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
Ability to logically identify, evaluate, problem solve issues.
Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
Experience evaluating business process mapping and analysis, and ability to measure effectiveness.
Working knowledge of professional Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) performance standards with good understanding of accounting principles and financial statements
Synthesize information from multiple sources to support Internal Audit findings, conclusions and recommendations
Project management and business analysis skills
Ability to prioritize and manage several different internal audits or projects concurrently
Solid understanding of risk assessment and internal control concepts
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Research applicable guidance and apply it during an internal audit
Demonstrated ability to confidently lead meetings and influence and negotiate with colleagues of all levels at the College related to Internal Audit activities
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships through building trust and credibility across the College and all levels of employees
Computer skills in MS Office Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; helpful to have experience or knowledge of data mining software such as IDEA, ACL, etc.
Directions for Applying and Other Important Information In order to apply for a position, applicants must submit an application and include the required documents listed for the position. See below for information about documents:
should be up-to-date and account for and describe all gaps in employment
Letter of interest or cover letter
should not exceed two pages, and should describe your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as the strengths you would bring to the assignment. Cover letters/letters of interest are not required to be addressed to a specific person or persons.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please call Human Resources at (520) 206-4624 or email@example.com. Human Resources hours are normally Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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