Division: Chancellor's Office Department: Office of Internal Audit Working Title: Internal Auditor Vacancy Type: Instructional, Research and Information Technology
Min T/E Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or in business administration or other field from an appropriately accredited institution with twelve (12) semester hours in accounting and one (1) year of accounting/auditing experience in the preparation of interpretive or analytical accounting/financial statements and reports; or Associate’s degree in accounting from an appropriately accredited institution and three (3) years of experience as specified above; or equivalent combination or education and experience.
FTE: 1.0 Salary Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience Hiring Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience Position #: 3275 FLSA Status: Exempt Months per Year: 12 Work Schedule: Work Schedule Type:
Primary Purpose of Organization Unit: The primary purpose of the Office of Internal Audit is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the operations of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The Office of Internal Audit assists the university in meeting its strategic goals and objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. Internal auditors within the unit assess risk exposures along a wide variety of the university’s governance, operations, and information systems and evaluate the operations and activities of the university. They provide recommendations to management to make improvements in areas where opportunities or efficiencies are identified. These areas can include:
-Effectiveness and efficiency of operations including information systems-Reliability and integrity of financial and operational information-Safeguarding of assets and data security-Compliance with laws, regulations, and contractsThe internal audit function within UNCP is an internal management resource tool used to improve its delivery of services in addition to helping the State of NC ensure taxpayers’ money is being used in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of this position is to conduct financial, operational, compliance, and information systems audits, consultations, and special investigations with the objectives of providing assurance that:
-Internal controls are adequate and effective-Operations promote efficiency and compliance with policies, applicable laws and regulations-Assets of the university are properly protectedThe Internal Auditor will perform complex, specialized auditing of financial functions, programmatic operations, compliance, information systems, and other special audits/investigations. This includes independent examination and analysis of risks, internal controls, reports, records, financial statements, and/or systems to determine compliance with tax, financial, or programmatic procedures, and regulations.
Job Description: Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging--a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.
This position actively participates in planning and performing audits and consultations of university administrative and academic units. During the planning process the auditor must exercise professional judgment in determining the nature, timing, and extent of procedures to ensure consistency with professional standards and specific objectives of the area under review. The auditor must gather and analyze data using the most effective and cost beneficial methods including computer assisted audit techniques and programs. The auditor will draw accurate conclusions from the evaluations of evidence and be proficient in identifying internal control strengths and weaknesses, operational efficiencies and inefficiencies, compliance with policies and procedures, misappropriation of funds, and misuse of assets/resources. The auditor must communicate findings and recommendations in a clear and concise manner through oral and written reports. Finally, the auditor will verify compliance with recommendations and management responses to assess the adequacy of corrective actions taken. Complete routine advisory and consulting services to university faculty, staff, and students by interpreting policies and procedures, suggesting proper internal controls, and performing limited reviews of programs and processes that do not culminate into a full audit or consult.
Research policies, procedures, practices, and regulatory changes relevant to the university and Internal Audit. Participate in continuing education programs relevant to university auditing, accounting, information system auditing, fraud and abuse, and general accounting practices. This position includes the following administrative duties:-Attend and participate in office meetings-Track and report audit hours-Share in routine office duties-Attend university administrative programs and forums-Other duties as assigned by the Chief Audit Officer
Please attach cover letter, resume, list of professional references and all certifications.
Management Preference: -Certification or licensure as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)m, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or other audit industry professional certification, professional engineer, or attorney. -Minimum of three years of experience in internal or external auditing, management consulting, program evaluation, management analysis, or operations research. -Knowledge of internal audit techniques, practices, and procedures for conducting operational, compliance, information systems, and financial audits and/or investigations. -Thorough understanding of Institute of Internal Auditors’ Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (IIA Standards). -The ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and effectively and to work independently with minimal supervision.
Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation:
Job Opening Date: 06/21/2022 Job Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Posting Category: Managerial/Non-Faculty Professional Posting Number: EPA00676
Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.