Emory University Senior Internal Auditor in Atlanta, Georgia

72666BR

Job Requisition ID:

72666BR

Department:

105010:Internal Audit

Job Description:

Occupational Summary

Performs audits and other value added services to evaluate the effectiveness of Emory’s internal controls. Report to the Audit Manager.

Audit Program and Investigations:

  • Initiates the planning process, coordinates information gathering meetings, researches operational and financial data for the relevant project.

  • Obtains an understanding of, and documents, business processes.

  • Develops the audit programs.

  • Sets the agenda for and leads entrance meetings.

  • Conducts test work and clearly documents and concludes on work performed.

  • Review audit evidence and demonstrate the ability to draw appropriate conclusions regarding the state of the client’s control environment, while maintaining a peripheral view of the organization.

  • Identify and appropriately communicate audit issues to management, offering recommended solutions that address risks and are relevant to the business.

  • Drafts the audit report and recommendations assuring sufficient clarity and conciseness, grammatical and spelling accuracy.

  • Utilize data analytics to enhance risk identification and quantification, and to provide valuable business intelligence to management.

Advisor to Management:

  • Develop and maintain successful professional relationships with appropriate levels of management.

  • Work with management to promote awareness of policies, best practices, and reporting of fraud or other areas of non-compliance.

Entity-Wide Initiatives and Special Projects

  • Draft materials, for management review, for meetings of the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board of Trustees.

  • Support efforts to improve internal audit division practices and achieve division goals and objectives.

  • Assist in development of department promotional materials, including the annual report.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

· A bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, accounting, finance, or related field.

· Four years of relevant experience.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Able to work well independently and as part of a team.

· Has, or is actively pursuing, relevant professional certification (e.g., CPA, CIA, CFE)

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs audits and other value-added services to evaluate the effectiveness of Emory's internal controls; reports to the Audit Manager. Initiates the audit planning process, coordinates information-gathering meetings, and researches operational and financial data for the relevant project. Obtains an understanding of, and documents, business processes. Develops the audit programs. Sets the agenda for and leads entrance meetings. Conducts test work and clearly documents and concludes on work performed. Reviews audit evidence and demonstrates the ability to draw appropriate conclusions regarding the state of the client's control environment, while maintaining a peripheral view of the organization. Identifies and appropriately communicates audit issues to management, and offers recommended solutions that both address risks and are relevant to the business. Drafts the audit report and recommendations, assuring sufficient clarity and conciseness, grammatical and spelling accuracy. Utilizes data analytics to enhance risk identification and quantification, and to provide valuable business intelligence to management. Develops and maintains successful professional relationships with appropriate levels of management. Works with management to promote awareness of policies, best practices, and reporting of fraud or other areas of non-compliance. Drafts materials, for management review, for meetings of the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board of Trustees. Supports efforts to improve internal audit division practices and achieve division goals and objectives. Assists in development of department promotional materials, including the annual report. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor's degree, preferably in finance, business, or accounting and 4 years of audit experience.

  • A master's degree is preferred.

  • Have or actively pursuing relevant professional certifications (Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, etc).

  • A sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). A working knowledge of and experience with software such as MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Operating Unit/Division:

Internal Audit

Job Title:

Senior Internal Auditor

This position involves::

Not Applicable

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

Minimum Hourly Rate $:

30.048077

Midpoint Hourly Rate $:

41.10577

Minimum Annual Rate $:

62500

Midpoint Annual Rate $:

85500

Additional Job Details:

General Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

· Ensure adherence to the highest level of Department and Professional standards at all times.

· Demonstrate an ability to maintain objectivity and independence at all times.

· Demonstrate an ability to work in small to medium teams, providing collaborative and proactive input and feedback in the execution of audit engagements and other assignments.

· Demonstrate an ability to develop an understanding of business processes, risks and controls, and apply auditing standards to assignments through practical application.

· Consistently demonstrate an ability to remain flexible and flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment with competing priorities and deadlines, including a willingness to adapt to new surroundings, circumstances, information, and challenges.

· Demonstrate an ability to quickly collaborate and work effectively with a diverse group of clients and team members, consistently delivering the highest quality communication, work product and client service.

· Demonstrate an ability to give and follow instructions accurately and efficiently ensuring work efforts are directed towards the desired outcome.

· Demonstrate an ability to recognize when learned concepts should be applied.

· Display good judgment and decision making skills.

· Demonstrate solid communication and listening skills and an ability to identify gaps in logic and handle complex communication challenges individually.

· Demonstrate an ability to identify sensitive issues and proactively communicate such issues to internal team managers and support effective communication at various levels in the organization to avoid surprises.

•\tDemonstrate an ability to support small teams and ensure successful results.

•\tEnsure adequate focus on professional growth relevant to taking on more challenging assignments and tasks beyond assigned audit engagements and standard work assignments.

•\tAct as an Ambassador of the department and the University by consistently demonstrating a positive, can-do attitude.

•\tPerform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.