Full Time 40 hours Grade 054 University Audit Schedule 8 AM-5 PM Responsibilities Position Summary: Come join the internal audit department of the University of Rochester. Experience a unique audit philosophy that drives our innovative approach for developing and executing a risk-based audit plan. By working for Rochesterâ™s premier employer, you will have the opportunity to be engaged on projects that span the entire enterprise: The College, Warner and Simon Graduate Schools, Eastman School of Music, Memorial Art Gallery, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Strong Memorial Hospital, School of Nursing, as well as the Universityâ™s affiliated entities, including Highland Hospital, nursing homes, and Visiting Nurse Service. As an internal auditor, you will assist in, or lead with supervision, the performance of value-added financial, operational, and compliance audits of departments and processes within the University of Rochester and its affiliates. This includes performing risk assessments, testing financial transactions, and analyzing business processes in order to identify opportunities to enhance internal controls and improve operational and financial performance. The internal auditor also plays a substantial role in providing support to ensure the timely completion of the external audit. Specific Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Director of University Audit and in accordance with University policies, procedures and guidelines, an individual in this position: Assists the Departmentâ™s Management and Senior Internal Auditors in the performance of various University-wide, divisional and operating-unit risk assessments and audit projects Provides support for the external audit Performs risk assessments of key operational units to identify areas of greatest audit criticality and to evaluate the adequacy of risk management strategies Evaluates internal controls to ensure that business practices are effective, efficient, and compliant with University and regulatory policies, procedures and guidelines Develops creative and practical risk mitigation recommendations to enhance internal controls and ensure risks are effectively managed Prepares audit reports that clearly and concisely communicate finding, risk, root cause and recommendation Creates and maintains clear, well organized and reviewable work paper documentation using an electronic work paper application Requirements: Bachelorâ™s degree in accounting, finance, or business and 2 or more years experience in finance or accounting, plus 2 or more years in auditing, or at least 4 years in University auditing; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer Two to three years of experience in internal and / or external auditing, or equivalent work experience. Must have obtained, or be actively pursuing, one or more the following certifications: CPA, CIA, CISA. Self-motivated and strong work ethic. Independent performer and team player. Committed to building and maintaining excellent customer relationships and providing customer satisfaction. Proficient in PC functionality and Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Excellent analytical skills, cognitive abilities, interpersonal/ communication skills, and organization/ time management skills. High degree of attention to detail. Ability to present ideas effectively and persuasively; has a strong verbal presence. Can write thoughts and concepts in a clear and organized manner; effectively manages formal and informal communication. Able to use logic to solve challenging problems; able to resolve problems in a fair way; gains the respect and trust of others involved in the discussions. Has continuous energy to see projects through to completion, especially when faced with obstacles. Understands internal controls. Understands business processes. Understands auditing procedures. Familiarity with risk assessments. Demonstrates knowledge and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Excellent audit work paper and documentation skills. Experience in conducting auditee / client interviews.
About University of Rochester
The University of Rochester is one of the country's top-tier research universities. Our 158 buildings house more than 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 11,100 students.
Learning at the University of Rochester is also on a very personal scale. Rochester remains one of the smallest and most collegiate among top research universities, with smaller classes, a low 10:1 student to teacher ratio, and increased interactions with faculty.