Leads the planning, performance, reporting and follow up of internal audits and other assigned projects and tasks, independently with minimal supervision.
Independently leads routine and complex internal audits and projects. Independently leads, plans and participates in interviews with client contacts and senior management to include in-depth discovery and non-traditional research. Leads planning of internal audits and conducts research to obtain background information. Identifies risks and related controls, including potential fraud risks, during planning and fieldwork independently. Develops audit objectives, scope and audit program. Performs fieldwork activities and conducts client interviews and other client interactions independently. Documents work performed in accordance with Standards. Reviews compliance with standards and quality of work on complex audits. Reaches reasonable conclusions based on work performed. Independently documents initial observations and recommendations to mitigate risks and improve controls. Communicates timely with clients to ensure identified issues are accurate. Prepares audit reports including preparation of outlines, preparation of draft reports, review of the drafts with the clients, and preparation of the final reports. Independently communicates with client. Delegates tasks, establishes priorities, supervises auditors on multiple and complex audits, communicates status of audits, timely communications to client for all phases of the audit and leading client meetings. Sets deadlines for the completion of project, monitors project budget and timeline for complex projects, and provides clear direction to all team members on their assignments, encourages input from all team members, and provides evaluative feedback to team members in a timely manner. Reviews auditors work for compliance with Institute of Internal Auditing (IIA) Standards and quality of work. Leads complex projects or participates in investigations with minimal supervision. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, management, business administration, or related field; or the equivalent experience in public accounting or internal auditing. Applicable certification (e.g., CIA, CPA, CFE, CISA). If not certified, employee will be given on year to obtain certification.
Strong Microsoft Office skills
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 10561
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.