Division: Chancellor's Office Department: Office of Internal Audit Working Title: Advanced Internal Auditor Vacancy Type: Probationary Permanent Full Time
Min T/E Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or discipline related to the program area, with nine credit hours of accounting coursework; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Internal Auditor Contributing: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Internal Auditor Journey: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned and two years of related experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor or related certification or licensure and two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Internal Auditor Advanced Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned and three years of related experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor; or related certification/ license and three years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
FTE: 1 Salary Range: $37,012 - $87,870 Hiring Range: $37,012 - $87,870 Position #: 3439 FLSA Status: Exempt Months per Year: 12 Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Work Schedule Type: Monday - Friday
Primary Purpose of Organization Unit: The primary purpose of the Office of Internal Audit is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the operations of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The Office of Internal Audit assists the university in meeting its strategic goals and objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
The internal audit function within UNCP is an internal management resource tool used to improve its delivery of services in addition to helping the State of NC ensure taxpayers’ money is being used in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
Primary Purpose of Position: The primary purpose of this position is to conduct Information Systems and operational audits or consultations with the objectives of providing assurance that: *Internal controls are adequate and effective *Operations promote efficiency and compliance with policies, applicable laws and regulations, and best practice standards *Assets of the university are properly protected.
Internal auditors within the unit asses risk exposures along a wide variety of the university’s governance, operations, and information systems and evaluate the operations and activities of the university. They provide recommendations to management to make improvements in areas where opportunities or efficiencies are identified. These areas can include: *Effectiveness and efficiency of operations, including information systems *Safeguarding of assets and data security- *Compliance with laws, regulations, contracts, and best practices standards.
Job Description: Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging--a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.
UNCP's Office of Internal Audit is looking for an experienced auditor with an analytical mind and expertise in IT systems, applications and infrastructure. An Advanced Internal Auditor is expected to have outstanding problem-solving skills, a meticulous attention to detail and a great understanding of cyber security trends.
To ensure success, an Advanced Internal Auditor must be capable of maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information while working with a variety of technologies. Top candidates will display an excellent understanding of Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy, and Security Audits.
The Advanced Internal Auditor will :
Perform various types of audits including information systems and operational audits, and work that includes compliance, fraud/investigative, and financial elements.
Conduct all aspects of the audit process including risk assessment, planning, fieldwork, and writing of issues and reports.
Examine, audit, and consult on a wide variety of IT systems and general controls to evaluate the design and operational effectiveness, determine exposure to risk, and recommend remediation strategies. Work will include reviews of the security over applications, mainframe and/or client-server environments, standard and wireless networks, operating systems, databases, software development and implementation, and software licensing.
Communicate complex technical issues in simplified terms to relevant parties.
Apply knowledge of The IIA's International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and IT control and security best practices (including NIST, and COBIT) to assigned projects.
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Management Preference: Seven years of audit experience, of which 5 includes audits of information systems and related areas.
CIA, CISA, CFE, or CPA certification.
Interested individuals should have a demonstrated record of effective leadership, initiative, and management in a large and diverse financial/compliance audit environment.
Knowledge of the principles, theories, techniques, and practices of modern accounting and/or auditing is essential.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Accounting, or other IT-related discipline and at least 3 years of experience as an IT Auditor.
Job Opening Date: 05/21/2021 Job Closing Date: 6/18/2021 Open Until Filled: Posting Category: Professional Posting Number: SPA00324
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach cover letter, detailed resume and list of professional references.
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.