Bachelorâs degree and 2 years of related experience
Experience which demonstrates knowledge of internal auditing principles and concepts.
Auditing experience in higher education or government.
Experience using computerized auditing tools or performing data analytics.
Possession ofÂ Certified Internal Auditor,Â Certified Public Accountant,Â or Certified Fraud Examiner
The Office of Internal Audit at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for an Auditor. This position will be hired at an Auditor II or III level. The Office of Internal Audit partners with management to identify areas of risk and works collaboratively with clients to improve processes, efficiencies, and the control environment of the university.
Responsibilities include conducting internal audits to evaluate risks and controls throughout Iowa State University including information technology, operational, compliance, financial, investigative, and internal consulting projects. The Auditor will be conducting risk assessments, developing audit programs, performing and documenting audit tests and procedures, writing audit reports, and completing follow-up audits. This position works under the supervision of the Audit Manager.
The Auditor will provide assurance risks are being appropriately identified and mitigated through the performance of audits, consultations, follow-ups, and other special requests. Audits assigned are complex and audit criteria may not always be clearly applicable, requiring judgment in selecting the most pertinent criteria, interpreting precedents, adapting standard practices to differing situations, and recommending alternative actions in situations without precedent.
The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The candidate will also possess the ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations. Outstanding organizational skills, ability to negotiate and strong attention to detail will also be needed in order to be effective in this role.
Auditor II pay grade is PS807 with minimum qualifications of a Bachelorâs degree and 2 years of related experience
Auditor III pay grade is PS809 with minimum qualifications of a Bachelorâs degree and 5 years of related experience
Level Guidelines for Auditor II â¢ Intermediate-level position with solid professional and/or technical skills working under general supervision to achieve goals â¢ Applies broad, working knowledge of the principles of the field to moderately complex, difficult, and varied problems and issues â¢ Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action and resolve problems â¢ Responds to a broad range of inquiries and requests â¢ May provide training and/or direction to lower-level staff â¢ Provides guidance to students
Level Guidelines for Auditor III Â
â¢ Senior-level position possessing high-level professional and/or technical skills working independently under minimal supervision
â¢ Applies senior-level professional knowledge and expertise to work requiring greater latitude â¢ Solves moderately complex problems and regularly exercises judgment to determine appropriate action â¢ Regularly exercises judgment to resolve problems and determine appropriate action on a broad set of issue and problems. â¢ Responds to complicated inquiries, provides training, and provides direction to lower-level staff â¢ May provide supervision for one to two other staff (i.e., leads a small work team) â¢ May lead projects for which well-defined practices and procedures may not exist â¢ Provides guidance to students
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.