TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OFFICE OF INTERNAL AUDIT
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Auditor
The Texas State University System (TSUS) invites applications for an Auditor position within the Office of Internal Audit, Lamar Components, to primarily serve Lamar University, Lamar Institute of Technology, Lamar State College-Orange, and Lamar State College-Port Arthur. These campuses are member institutions of the Texas State University System, the oldest multi-campus system in Texas. The position reports to the Director, Office of Internal Audit, Lamar Components, which in turn reports to the Chief Audit Executive of the TSUS. For more information on the Office of Internal Audit, see https://www.tsus.edu/offices/Internal-Audit.html.
QUALIFICATIONS Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting or related financial discipline with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in auditing, business process analysis, compliance, risk analysis and assurance services or Bachelor's degree in another field with five (5) years of experience in auditing, business process analysis, compliance, risk analysis and assurance services, or similar area may be substituted.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Additional Desired Qualifications:
Advanced degree in accounting, information systems, or related disciplines.
Seven (7) years successful auditing experience or related industry experience.
Plans audits (operational, financial, compliance, program effectiveness, economy/efficiency, and investigative), performs fieldwork, appraises systems of internal control, identifies risks, develops recommendations to mitigate risks, prepares organized, accurate and competent work papers that clearly document and support conclusions regarding audit objectives, and facilitates the communication of audit results through preparing written draft reports and making oral presentations to management.
Performs special projects and consulting activities as needed.
Engages in frequent contact with other Office of Internal Audit personnel, University and TSUS personnel, and personnel at other state agencies via phone and computer.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Working Conditions: Normal office environment; occasional daytime travel between office and campuses; less than five percent (5%) overnight travel (training, conferences, etc.).
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS Required Experience and Skills:
Strong analytical, organizational, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
Versed in the application of professional auditing standards.
Proven ability to work with people.
Strong project management skills.
Experience and proven ability to utilize standard Microsoft desktop productivity applications in the performance of job duties.
Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Working understanding of fundamental information technology control concepts.
Solid employment history.
Higher education audit experience.
Familiarity and experience in using TeamMate or similar electronic work paper system.
Information Technology (IT) audit experience.
Good working knowledge of Texas statutory requirements applicable to public universities.
Experience with Banner ERP.
SALARY AND BENEFITS Salary is commensurate with the successful applicant's experience and qualifications. Customary and usual state employee benefits apply, including but not necessarily limited to retirement (TRS), health insurance (ERS), holidays, annual and sick leave.
SENSITIVE SECURITY STATEMENT This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM AND LAMAR CAMPUSES
SELECTION PROCESS Screening of applications and nominations will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for the position, applicants must complete and submit a State of Texas employment application found at the following link:
The Texas State University System is a tobacco-free/drug free workplace.
A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The Texas State University System is an at will employer.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification.
THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL IT IS FILLED.
The Texas State University System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana