University of Massachusetts System Office
The University of Massachusetts Internal Audit Department is seeking a highly motivated auditor to fill an Internal Auditor II vacancy. Under the guidance of Internal Audit Management and senior auditors, the Auditor II supports Internal Audits goals by taking part in evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the Universitys operations, compliance with policy and regulations, and systems of internal control.
Primary Work Location (City/State/Home):
333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA Normal Work Schedule:
Standard: Monday Friday 8:30a-5:00p (or alternative schedule approved by supervisor). Job Summary:
Under the guidance of Internal Audit Management and senior auditors, the Auditor II supports Internal Audits goals by taking part in evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the Universitys operations, compliance with policy and regulations, and systems of internal control. Assignments will include, but not be limited to, financial, operational, compliance and information technology audits. The Auditor II will be responsible for performing complex audits and other projects in accordance with The Institute of Internal Auditors
Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal
Code of Ethics (Standards),
Internal Audit Policies and Procedures, and applicable regulations. Essential Functions:
Assist senior staff and management by performing research and preparing audit programs and testing requirements
With guidance from senior staff and management, independently perform audit procedures, including interviews with University personnel, process walkthroughs, and tests of internal controls and compliance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures
Follow-up on test exceptions to determine validity
Analyze audit evidence and evaluate adequacy of controls
Organize workpapers to support conclusions
Draft audit observations, recommendations for improvement, audit reports and memos
Follow-up on managements action plans
Interact with administrators, faculty, and staff
Keep abreast of institution policies and procedures, current developments in operations, regulations and auditing, as applicable
Provide guidance to junior staff
Ability to travel to the Universitys campuses and other locations on a regular basis
Identify and assess controls
Identify deviations from regulations, policy and procedures
Strong analytical skills and inquisitive
Think critically and exercise professional skepticism, judgement and discretion
Efficiently execute research
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
Effectively learn the business of higher education and become proficient with audit procedures and techniques via on the job training.
Effectively communicate observations and conclusions to Internal Audit Management and auditee
Excellent time management skill, possess the ability to effectively work on several assignments simultaneously
Perform special assignments and other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience):
Two or more years of audit experience
Bachelors degree in accounting or business
Pursuing CIA, CPA, CFE or other relevant audit certification
Have a working knowledge of the
Practically apply auditing methods, concepts and tools
Proficiency in computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel
Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience):
Attained CIA, CPA or other relevant certification
Experience with electronic audit workpaper technology
ACL or other data mining experience
Higher education experience
Must be able to independently travel to all UMass campuses, the Boston central office and other University locations.
Typical office environment.
May require occasional hours on nights and weekends.
This is a full time benefited position
Starting salary for this position will be commensurate with candidate's experience.
No relocation assistance provided
Any job offer within the President's Office is specifically conditioned upon the potential candidate consenting to and successfully completing a background review, credit review and motor vehicle license check.
University of Massachusetts System Office