UNC Chapel Hill

Senior Auditor

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Posted On:
Closing On:
08-Sat-2019
08-Sat-2019

Job Description:

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Auditor - Advanced
Working Title Senior Auditor
Position Number 00030368
Vacancy ID P010527
Budgeted Hiring Range $67,870 - $87,870
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Salary Grade Equivalent GN15
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment  
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm, Flex Time Allowed

Department Name and Number Internal Audit-200700
Date First Posted 08/01/2019
Closing Date 08/12/2019
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Accounting/Finance/Auditing
Position Summary Information
Department Description

Internal Auditing is an independent and objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve operations of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (University). The University’s Internal Audit Department (Department) helps the University accomplish its mission, goals, and objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
The Department is guided by a philosophy of adding value to the operations of the University. The Department provides independent, proactive analyses of governance, operations, financial activities, and systems of internal control in order to evaluate whether resources are used in a way that appropriately manages risk and is in keeping with State requirements and the University’s mission, goals, and objectives.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

Working independently, individuals in this position plan and conduct audits, special reviews, and misuse investigations related to a variety of subject areas. This includes the ability to:
- Perform accurate, complete work with minimal guidance.
- Work efficiently to complete projects in a timely manner.
- Develop internal audit programs and execute their completion.
- Document results of project work clearly and in line with department and processional standards.
- Develop audit work papers documenting audit work, testing, and findings.
- Present results of audits and other projects to management orally, and in writing.
- Make recommendations for corrective action that addresses the underlying cause of problems identified in the audit or review.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

As per General Statute: 143-746
© Appointment and Qualifications of Internal Auditors. – Any State employee who performs the internal audit function shall meet the minimum qualifications for internal auditors established by the Office of State Personnel, in consultation with the Council of Internal Auditing. The required education and experience requirements are:

Internal Auditor Contributing:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Internal Auditor Journey:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned and two years of related experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor or related certification or licensure and two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Internal Auditor Advanced:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned and three years of related experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor; or related certification/license and three years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

- Ability to apply knowledge and experience to complex and unusual conditions, problems, and issues related to program area(s).
- Ability to act as a technical resource and interpret unprecedented issues and evaluate internal controls. Ability to conduct data analytics. 
- Thorough knowledge of auditing and accounting theories, principles, and systems design.
- Ability to recognize complex and unique issues and develop resolution and/or consult with leadership in order to achieve resolution. 
- Ability to consistently serve as a technical resource. Thorough knowledge of the reliability of systems and internal controls. 
- Ability to identify problems, changing requirements, auditing and other fiscal procedures, financial structures or reports, and financial systems. 
- Ability to recommend improvement modifications as required.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional certification such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).

Required Licenses/Certifications  
Special Physical and Mental Requirements  
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionally
Position Attributes  
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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