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Auditor Senior

Company: University of Wisconsin System
Location: Madison
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The 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. Position Responsibilities

  • 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 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. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
    The UW System is required to conduct a criminal background and sexual harassment check for final candidate(s) prior to employment.-- Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment 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. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
    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 .-- ----
    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.
  • Go to the--to submit your materials online and select the appropriate applicant portal, either----or-- and click on the position title that you want to apply for.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions and be sure to include your salary expectations when asked in our applicant tracking system. In addition, please be sure to upload ALL THREE of the required documents:resume, cover letter, and references as 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.
  • Submit your application. The University of Wisconsin System Administration is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, and person with disabilities.
    Questions may be addressed to: Angie Koppen, Human Resources, at " style="font-size: 12pt;"> .
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