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In addition to paid holidays and family/sick leave, 12-month A&P Faculty members will receive 24 days of vacation (192 hours) on July 1 of each year. For those hired after July 1, those who work prorated workweeks, or for those who work less than 12 months, a prorated amount will be awarded.
The Office of Internal Audit at James Madison University is recruiting for a Senior or Staff Internal Auditor. Title and salary will be dependent upon the qualifications of the successful applicant. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Internal Audit and is part of a dynamic team that is supported by the audit committee of the Board of Visitors and conforms to Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
A successful candidate is expected to possess high standards of ethics and integrity, demonstrate professional behavior, and uphold the core values of the University. The position requires the ability to absorb and process new information quickly, show initiative and work independently as well as be part of a team while utilizing strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills and sound professional judgment.
Job duties include planning audits, analyzing processes, assessing risks, documenting and evaluating controls, developing audit programs, conducting financial, operational, compliance, special audits or consulting engagements, drafting audit reports, and working collaboratively with other individuals and departments.
Required: • Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, computer information systems, and/or a related business area • General knowledge of information technology • Expertise with Microsoft Office products • Strong verbal and impeccable written communication skills • High degree of professionalism in working with confidential and sensitive matters • Analytical skills, creative problem-solving abilities, curiosity, and a sense of humor
Additional Required Qualifications for Senior Auditor: • A professional certification such as CPA or CIA, or evidence of progression towards achieving certification • Financial, operational, or compliance audit experience
Preferred: • Two years of experience in internal auditing and/or public accounting • Experience auditing in a university setting • Experience with PeopleSoft, data analytics, and/or automated workpapers • Advanced degree in a related field • Knowledge of general information technology controls • Knowledge of the IIA Standards
Established in 1908, James Madison University is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs to more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.
James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.
We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff..., constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.