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Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences are welcome and supported.
General Summary The Senior Internal Auditor conducts reviews of University processes, performs action plan follow-up, and assists with investigations and the annual risk assessment process. The Senior Internal Auditor supervises staff auditors and student auditors and performs other administrative duties as assigned.
Responsibilities & Duties
Execute the planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases of audits on the Internal Audit Plan under the guidance of Internal Audit management within budgeted hours and timeframes.
Project plan, scope, and execution decisions are reviewed and approved by Internal Audit management.
Assist with the annual risk assessment process
Assist with investigations
Perform follow-up on agreed-upon action plans from internal audits
Assist in Internal Audit administrative tasks as assigned
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience
Minimum 4 years of auditing experience and one-year leading internal audit projects is required
Prior experience with data analysis tools
Degree in Business, accounting, finance, internal audit, or related discipline.
Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor required (or working towards achieving certification within one year of hire)
Maintain Certification with Continuing Professional Education.
A Certified Information Systems Auditor or Certified Fraud Examiner license is desired
Supervises staff auditors and student auditors, if assigned to the project.
Usually no more than one student auditor is assigned to each project.
Supervision includes an explanation of tasks to be completed, a review of the output of the task, and monitoring of timely completion of the student auditors' work.
Other Skills & Abilities Required
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio required; working knowledge of IDEA or other data analytic tools, and Access is desired.
Experience utilizing ERP systems and GRC tools preferred.
Experience using SQL and Tableau desired.
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple assignments to meet deadlines, work independently, and work in a fluctuating environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate with many individuals at all levels throughout the University in a professional and courteous manner.
Mathematical aptitude and the ability to manage and interpret data accurately.
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with a high degree of discretion.
Additional Information For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Required travel between Loop and Lincoln Park campus
Some overtime including weekends or evenings, as necessary
Employment contingent on successful background checks, including criminal and credit check.
Salary & Benefits Package:
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Required Background Check: Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.
Required COVID-19 Vaccination:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine or having a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. To request a religious or medical exemption, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect: Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages: Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act
Title IX Contact Information Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities. The Title IX Office is on the Lincoln Park campus on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. The Title IX Office can be reached at 312-362-8970 or email@example.com.
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.