This position is a full-time, academic staff (exempt) position. Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting annual salary within a range of $55,000 to $86,700 commensurate with the candidate’s education, related experience, and qualifications.
UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the benefits package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure.
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 18551
The University of Wisconsin System is one of the largest systems of public higher education in the country, educating approximately 165,000 students each year and employing 40,000 faculty and staff statewide. With 13 universities across 26 campuses and a statewide extension network with offices in every county, the UW System is a tremendous academic, cultural, and economic resource for Wisconsin, the nation, and the world.
The mission of the University of Wisconsin System Administration, Office of Internal Audit is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value to, protect, and strengthen the management of the University of Wisconsin System and its universities. Central to this mission is performing and conducting engagements in a manner in which assurance can be ascertained as to whether University of Wisconsin System programs, policies, and practices are conducted in accordance with state law and Board of Regents policy.
Position Summary Under the direction of the Chief Audit Executive and/or Director of the UW System Office of Internal Audit, this position is responsible for assisting management in the effective discharge of their responsibilities by assisting in the independent completion of audits related to the UW System under the supervision and support of experienced managers and directors. This position is expected to conform to the Internal Audit Charter, the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Code of Ethics, and other auditing standards implemented by the Office of Internal Audit. This position may require periodic travel.
Plans and/or conducts audits of internal controls covering a broad range of the institution’s operations to assure that the institution’s assets are protected and to determine if functional areas are conducting operations in compliance with established guidelines, policies, procedures, and governmental, grant/contract and legal requirements
Plans, assigns, and reviews work product of other auditors as assigned
Analyzes records, systems, and processes
Prepares written documentation of work performed and develops reports
Interviews and advises staff and management concerning the work and to convey results
Assists in the preparation and testing of compliance related policies, procedures, and training programs
Work Location Infrequent travel may be required. The work location is negotiable between the successful candidate and the supervisor. We are offering office locations in WI at Madison, Milwaukee, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Oshkosh and Green Bay campuses.
To ensure full consideration, please submit application materials as soon as possible. Applicant screening will begin immediately and be ongoing through Friday, September 2, 2022. However, applications may be accepted until the position has been filled.
Follow the onscreen instructions and be sure to include your salary expectations when asked in our applicant tracking In addition, please be sure to upload ALL THREE of the required documents: resume, cover letter, and referencesas PDF files. Failing to include any of these documents may disqualify your application.
Your cover letter MUST specifically address how your education and experience relate to the position and qualifications. Be sure to emphasize the areas outlined under “Minimum ” qualifications.
Your reference page should include the names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers for three professional references with at least one being from a current or previous supervisor.
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Minimum Qualifications – Senior Auditor
Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, management information systems, or related field.
Experience in planning and conducting audits.
Preferred Qualifications Well-qualified applicants will also have the following:
Expert knowledge or progress towards a certification such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or other equivalent certification(s).
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices and/or IT, with special emphasis on the Integrated Framework of Internal Control published by COSO and COBIT.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Knowledge of the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF).
Knowledge of IT Systems and experience in auditing IT systems.
Knowledge of basic IT controls and/or general computer controls such as logical security, physical security, networking, change management, problem management, disaster recovery, operations and/or applications.
Technical skills in data extraction from multiple and un-integrated datasets, analysis, statistical inference, sample and in synthesizing information to draw conclusions.
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Excellent communication (oral and written), planning, organizational, prioritization, problem-solving, critical thinking, analytical, and customer service skills.
The University of Wisconsin System is one of the largest systems of public higher education in the country and employs more than 40,000 faculty and staff statewide. The UW System institutions’ combined headcount enrollment exceeds 180,000, and it confers approximately 36,000 degrees each year. The UW System is comprised of 13 four-year universities, 13 freshman-sophomore UW colleges, and a statewide UW-Extension. Two of the universities (UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee) are doctoral degree-granting institutions and 11 are master’s degree-granting comprehensive institutions. The UW System is governed by a single Board of Regents comprised of 18 members. The UW System head is the President of the System. Together, these institutions are a tremendous academic, cultural, and economic resource for Wisconsin, the nation, and the world.