The Texas State University System (TSUS) invites applications for an Auditor position within the Office of Internal Audit, Lamar Components, to primarily serve Lamar University, Lamar Institute of Technology, Lamar State College-Orange, and Lamar State College-Port Arthur. These campuses are member institutions of the Texas State University System, the oldest multi-campus system in Texas. The position reports to the Director, Office of Internal Audit, Lamar Components, which in turn reports to the Chief Audit Executive of the TSUS. For more information on the Office of Internal Audit, see https://www.tsus.edu/offices/Internal-Audit.html.
SENSITIVE SECURITY STATEMENT
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM AND LAMAR CAMPUSES
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Screening of applications and nominations will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for the position, applicants must complete and submit a State of Texas employment application found at the following link:
The Texas State University System is a tobacco-free/drug free workplace.
A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The Texas State University System is an “at will” employer.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification.
THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL IT IS FILLED.
The Texas State University System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Plans audits (operational, financial, compliance, program effectiveness, economy/efficiency, and investigative), performs fieldwork, appraises systems of internal control, identifies risks, develops recommendations to mitigate risks, prepares organized, accurate and competent work papers that clearly document and support conclusions regarding audit objectives, and facilitates the communication of audit results through preparing written draft reports and making oral presentations to management.
Performs special projects and consulting activities as needed.
Engages in frequent contact with other Office of Internal Audit personnel, University and TSUS personnel, and personnel at other state agencies via phone and computer.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Working Conditions: Normal office environment; occasional daytime travel between office and campuses; less than five percent (5%) overnight travel (training, conferences, etc.).
Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting or related financial discipline with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in auditing, business process analysis, compliance, risk analysis and assurance services orBachelor’s degree in another field with five (5) years of experience in auditing, business process analysis, compliance, risk analysis and assurance services, or similar area may be substituted.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Additional Desired Qualifications:
Advanced degree in accounting, information systems, or related disciplines.
Seven (7) years successful auditing experience or related industry experience.
Required Experience and Skills:
Strong analytical, organizational, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
Versed in the application of professional auditing standards.
Proven ability to work with people.
Strong project management skills.
Experience and proven ability to utilize standard Microsoft desktop productivity applications in the performance of job duties.
Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Working understanding of fundamental information technology control concepts.
Solid employment history.
Higher education audit experience.
Familiarity and experience in using TeamMate or similar electronic work paper system.
Information Technology (IT) audit experience.
Good working knowledge of Texas statutory requirements applicable to public universities.
Experience with Banner ERP.
Additional Salary Information: SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience and qualifications. Customary and usual state employee benefits apply, including but not necessarily limited to retirement (TRS), health insurance (ERS), holidays, annual and sick leave.
About Texas State University System
The Texas State University System (TSUS) is Texas' first university system. Established in 1911, the TSUS supports seven institutions (Lamar University, Sam Houston State University, Sul Ross State University, Texas State University, Lamar Institute of Technology, Lamar State College Orange and Lamar State College Port Arthur) by providing centralized support such as legal counsel, accounting, audit, academic program planning, contract administration, government relations and communications services. The TSUS is the third largest of the six university systems in Texas, with enrollment exceeding 86,000 students in the Fall 2019 semester. The TSUS is governed by a nine-member Board of Regents appointed by the governor. A chancellor selected by the Board of Regents is the chief executive officer of the TSUS.