Senior or Staff Auditor

first_imgJob DescriptionVirginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, iscurrently ranked as a Top 25 Public University by US News &World Report and a Top 25 Public Research University by theNational Science Foundation. Through a combination of its threemissions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Techcontinually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: UtProsim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensiveuniversity and its leading research institution, Virginia Techserves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ facultyand staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in researcharound the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed toteaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealthof Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of UtProsim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated toInclusiveVT ̶ serving in the spirit of community, diversity, andexcellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice thePrinciples of Community, which are fundamental to our on-goingefforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a communitythat nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. VirginiaTech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join ourcommunity in preparing leaders for the world.Virginia Tech is a comprehensive and progressive organization witha decentralized management environment to promote innovation andaccountability at all levels of the organization. The Virginia TechOffice of Audit, Risk, and Compliance (OARC) protects theuniversity by independently and objectively identifying businessrisks and connects with key leaders and stakeholders to evaluaterisk-mitigation strategies.Position Summary (Responsibilities):This position, reporting to the Director of Internal Audit, isresponsible for both participating as a team member and conductingfinancial, compliance, and operational engagements. The incumbentis expected to fulfill their responsibilities with limitedsupervision while maintaining effective communication with auditleadership. The ability to maintain high ethical standards, exhibitprofessional demeanor, demonstrate sound judgment, and function asa well-integrated team member will be critical for success. Theposition requires problem-solving abilities along withorganizational, planning, and self-management skills. The incumbentwill be relied upon to develop effective and creative ways toassess university operations, communicate the results of theirassessments (including the writing of reports), and establishlong-term rapport with university stakeholders. Decisions made mayimpact the effectiveness and efficiency of administrative andbusiness processes of the university; therefore, the incumbent mustbe able to apply both strong analytical skills and professionaldiscretion in formulating recommendations for improvement.Incumbents at the Senior Auditor level are expected to haveexperience in risk-based auditing that conforms to professionalstandards and have obtained a relevant professional certification.Incumbents at the Staff Auditor level are expected to have exposureto audit work conforming to professional standards. Seniority(staff/senior) will be established based on relevant experience andother factors.Required Qualifications• Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, businessinformation technology, data analysis, or related field.• Demonstrated use of effective problem-solving and time managementskills.• Exceptional interpersonal communication skills (both in writingand verbally).• Ability to prepare professional documentation andcorrespondence.• Demonstrated professionalism in working with confidential andsensitive matters with the utmost discretion and tact.• Proficiency in current office software such as word processing,spreadsheet, and presentation software, and relationaldatabases.• Periodic travel and overtime may be required to complete workassignments or attend training.• Hired applicant must successfully pass a background check.Additional Required Qualifications for Senior Auditor:• Current relevant professional licensure, such as a CPA, CIA, orCISA.• Experience as a professional auditor.• Demonstrated analytical skills, including the ability to collectand analyze information, draw complex conclusions, and developrecommendations.Preferred Qualifications• Advanced degree in a related field.• Significant audit experience in higher education or anot-for-profit organization.• Previous experience with business processes of large,decentralized organizations.• Previous supervisory experience in an auditing environment.• In-depth understanding of key applicable federal, state, andlocal legislation.Appointment TypeRegularReview DateJanuary 29, 2021Additional InformationThe successful Candidate will be required to have a criminalconviction checkAbout Virginia TechDedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve),Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking ahands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to beleaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institutionthat enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout theworld, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicatedto knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers morethan 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eightundergraduatecolleges , a school ofmedicine , a veterinarymedicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The universityhas a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campusin Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus inRoanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices andresearchcenters . A leading global research institution, Virginia Techconducts more than $500 million in research annually.Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, orapplicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (includingpregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, geneticinformation, national origin, political affiliation, race,religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwisediscriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about,discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation ofother employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected bylaw.If you are an individual with a disability and desire anaccommodation, please contact Elizabeth Ferguson at [email protected] during regularbusiness hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.Advertised: December 24, 2020Applications close:last_img

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