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University of Iowa Internal Audit
Classification Title:  Staff Auditor (PNA1)
Salary: $55,000 – $60,000
Percent Time: 100%
Staff Type: Professional & Scientific
Type of Position: Regular

Position Summary: Plan and conduct a wide variety of internal audits by evaluating operational and business processes for appropriate internal controls and compliance with various policies and regulations; identify areas of process risk and recommend specific steps for improvement; conduct follow-up review of audited areas and programs to ensure management has taken appropriate corrective actions. This person must have the ability to map out processes to define gaps in internal controls and/or efficiencies and be able to make recommendations for improvements to senior leaders on campus

Key Areas of Responsibilities and Specific Job Tasks include, but are not limited to:

Risk Assessment (RA)
• Perform basic and complex RA at a department/unit or across units at a project level (e.g., cash handling) as assigned. 
• May utilize expertise in specific systems (e.g., IT) as assigned.   

Research and Planning (R&P)
• Perform basic research and planning, following Office of Internal Audit protocol, as assigned for established and/or new processes. 

Audit Execution Investigation Data Mining Site Review
• Investigate through interview, observation, and testing; 
• Mine single and/or multi source data. 
• Make recommendations from findings, under supervision or with guidance from Audit Manager. 
• Use analytical skills to reconcile, test for compliance, test for outliers, and identify improvement to operational processes. 
  
Reporting Recommendation and Consultation
• Draft and/or complete reports to individual clients as assigned.
• Consult with clients as assigned to improve processes. 
 
Training and Educational Programs
• Provide informal education as a result of audit assignment. 
• Develop and present formal education as assigned.

Audit Quality Assurance
• Follow-up to assure completion of management actions.

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans. The full benefits package may be viewed at https://hr.uiowa.edu/benefits/fpsm 
  • For more information about Why Iowa?, click here

 

Application Process:


Applicants must attach a cover letter and current resume that clearly addresses how they meet the listed qualifications of this position and mark them as submission-relevant. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please email Sharon Beck (sharon-beck@uiowa.edu). 


Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal and credential background check.


Please Note: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Position Qualifications:

Required Qualifications
• A bachelor’s degree in business, information systems, or engineering, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Applicable experience (typically 1-3 years) such as accounting, finance, auditing, evaluating operational processes, risk assessment, internal controls, compliance with rules/regulations, or consumer compliance.  
• Clearly demonstrate a working proficiency in each of the following:
  o ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and
     civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals from
     varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual
     orientation, and gender identity.
  o data gathering and analysis tools, techniques and processes; ability to use
     these to gather and analyze data for a specific or variety of needs and/or
     projects.
  o understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques;
     ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas,
     information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication
     behaviors.
  o mobilizing both time and resources to get things done.
  o knowledge of processes, tools and techniques for assessing and controlling
     an organization's exposure to risks of various kinds; ability to apply this
     knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.
• Demonstrated proficiency with office desktop tools (i.e. Microsoft Office suite).

Desired Qualifications
• A CPA, CMA, CIA, or CISA designation.
• Extensive knowledge of internal audit processes, practices and methods; ability to perform audits to ensure organizational compliance.
• Familiarity working with health care, information systems, and/or data mining.
• A basic proficiency applying organizational acumen to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for the organization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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