The purpose of the Senior Internal Audit position is to assist the Director in executing the functions of the Internal Audit Department. The Department is an independent appraisal activity established within the University to examine and evaluate Elon's management systems. University administration has the primary responsibility for establishing and maintaining a sufficient system of internal controls. Internal Audit assists University administration in the effective discharge of its responsibilities by furnishing evaluations of departmental activities, recommendations for improvements in systems and procedures, and other information designed to promote effective controls. Meaningful internal auditing requires cooperation among the Internal Audit Office, college administration, and the auditee.
BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or IT; master's degree and professional certification (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE)
Experience in Higher Education preferred.
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Regular
Degree/Major: BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or IT; master's degree and professional certification (e.g. CPA, CIA,CISA,CFE)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Senior Auditor must be meticulous and analytical, with deep knowledge of auditing practices and exhibit excellent judgement. The expectation is to be reliable, with strong organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as expertise in financial controls, IT controls, risk management and compliance.
Must have the ability to:
Plan and oversee audits
Examine and evaluate the controls, policies and procedures, and systems in place to safeguard university assets.
Evaluate the reliability and integrity of information, and the efficient and effective use of resources.
Review compliance with policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
Review team members' work for accuracy and compliance
Perform effective risk and control assessments
Complete audits on time and submit reports to the audit director
Present audit findings and find ways to increase compliance, efficiency and control
In-depth understanding of auditing and control practices
Updated knowledge of applicable laws and regulations
Proficient in use of office and exposure to data analytics software
Understanding of IT controls
Strong mathematical and analytical skills
Attention to detail
Organizational and leadership abilities
Integrity and reliability
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon's 6,900 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered university that values experiential learning and strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 7,000 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for engaged learning programs in study abroad, internships, undergraduate research, leadership and community service. Elon is ranked the nation’s #1 master’s-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. Elon leads the nation in the annual U.S. News & World Report recognition for academic programs that “Focus on Student Success.” More than 435 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private uni...versities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university’s 656-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.