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Department: 014101 - Internal Audit Division
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The Auditor focuses primarily on performing audits, special investigations of Hot Line allegations, operational/performance audits, and consulting engagements in accordance to the Internal Audit (IA) Manuals and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Standards. Engagements typically entail a combination of operational, financial, IT, and compliance elements.
This position requires advanced level audit knowledge and skills in performing complex audits including analyses of highly specialized programmatic functions and processes in continuously new subject areas. Work is performed independently with little supervision and includes independent examination and analysis of risks, processes, internal controls, complex reports, records, and financial data. Professional judgement must be used to determine accuracy, completeness, appropriateness, efficiency, effectiveness, and regulatory and procedural compliance of all processes, programs, systems, and situations reviewed.
The Auditor must document in accordance with the IA Division and the Institute of Internal Auditor’s “Red Book” standards. The Auditor must perform comprehensive root cause analysis on all issues and clearly – in both a written and verbal manner – document, justify, and defend audit findings and management reports for unprecedented and controversial cases, including HotLine allegations. The Auditor will serve as technical resource for the team and the University in unique and unprecedented issues and situations.
Independently perform and lead engagements in accordance with Internal Audit Division (IAD) standards, advanced auditor competencies, and IA Standards with a focus on investigative as well as a combination of operational, financial, compliance, and IT audit elements.
Competently conduct all aspects of audits, investigations, or assigned sections of other’s engagements.
Train and mentor a contributing level auditor and student intern(s), when required, including but not limited to on-the-job training and reviewing/editing written documentation and communication.
Handle complex and unusual problems, situations, and issues related to non-standard, non-consistent, decentralized environments and assess impact to auditee and the University documenting risk as appropriate in accordance with IAD standards and recommending resolutions or corrective actions as appropriate.
Appropriately escalate related information and issues to IA Division management for input or action.
Assist Division management as a technical researcher.
Conduct on-going risk assessments of assigned University units, services/systems and external factors; propose mitigating recommendations, new risk-based audits, and/or consulting activities to IAD management in accordance with IAD standards.
Proactively prepare for and participate in Continuous Risk Assessment process and document risk meetings attended in accordance with IAD standards.
Conduct at least two risk assessments per month with University business leaders to develop relationships across campus and assess and document risk per IAD standards
Independently consult on management initiatives, major projects, new services, or process development;serve as ex-officio member on committees and provide prudent education/training making proactive recommendations in line with applicable requirements, IA Manuals, and audit best practices.
Participate in continuous IA quality improvement and strategic planning through identification and initiation of change, assessment of IA's processes and services provided, and other special projects as they emerge.
With Director and the Office of the General Counsel, manage University Ethics and Compliance Hot Line; provide assistance to campus compliance officers as needed to ensure Hot Line reports are appropriately investigated and documented within the system in a timely manner.
Participate as needed in the development and delivery of the Division’s status reporting and charts.
Participate as needed in the update and promotion of operational Customer Self Assessments (CSAs).
Demonstrate leadership by participating in University committees (e.g., RSC, C&G Q&A), professional associations, and relevant activities as reasonable in relation to work load and CPE needs to maintain awareness. Use interactions across University and through professional organizations to understand emerging and current risks and assessing their potential impact to the University and recommending mitigating solutions.
Develop and present University-wide training as required and under the supervision of Manager, Assistant Director, and/or Director.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or discipline related to the program area, with nine credit hours of accounting coursework; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. As per General Statute: 143-739 any internal auditor employed by the State shall, at a minimum, have the following: Graduation from a Four-Year College or University and Certification or Licensure as a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Information System Auditor, Professional Engineer, or Attorney; or Graduation From a Four-Year college or University and a Minimum of Five Years of Experience in Internal or External auditing, Management consulting, Program Evaluation, Management analysis, Economic analysis, industrial Engineering, or Operations Research.
High-level of written and verbal communication competency.
Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent and immediate/timely documentation of work, results, and conclusions.
5-7 years relevant experience
Required license or certification:
Certified Fraud Examiner certification
Position Number: 00050280
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