Assistant Auditor

University of Alaska - Fairbanks, AK4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $58,000 - $75,000 a year
EducationSkills
Ready for a challenge? Want to see behind the scenes at the University of Alaska? Put your skills of accounting, communication, critical thinking, and observation to work and interact with stakeholders in a constantly advancing profession. The University of Alaska System is currently searching for an Internal Auditor to fill a vacancy in the Office of Audit and Consulting Services.

Duties:
5Continuing Education: Pursue a departmentally approved program for continuing education.Essential
5Project Management and Quality Assurance: Participate in the department's project management and quality assurance activities to assist in the effective realization of the audit plan and provide quality audit services.Essential
5Special investigations: Possess the ability to carry out assignments discretely, effectively, and efficiently in sensitive, confidential circumstances.Essential
5Special Projects: Participate as assigned. Recommend special projects, based on experience and or need.Essential
5Travel: Meet requirements and recommend improvements and alternatives to ensure timely, effective realization of department audit plan.Essential
75Conduct audits with a greater level of assistance from the manager or lead auditor than an associate auditor (Internal Auditor 2): -Planning Scope and Procedures: Develop the scope for audits and selection and development of appropriate audit procedures for manager approval -Preliminary Survey: Development and preparation of the survey -Audit Time Budget: Ensure establishing a practical budget, completing work on time, and evaluating performance and variance -Planning Memo: Provide input and document plan for specific audits after obtaining general guidelines from manager -Audit Programs-Development/changes: With manager approval, develop audit programs necessary to promote effective audit coverage -Pre-audit Conference: Ensure that audit objectives have been clearly and completely set forth to the customer before the audit -Field Work: Perform all fieldwork in a competent and professional manner. Provide evidential support for all report recommendations -Identifying System Control Points: Document controls -Work papers: Prepare selected work papers -Interim Recommendations: Prepare recommendations for customer consideration: review, considering materiality, pertinence to audit and documentary evidence -Status Memo: Prepare draft status memo for presentation to manager -Closing Conference: Prepare preliminary agenda of recommendations and comments -Report Preparation/Review: Prepare detailed recommendations and comments -Summary Memo: Prepare preliminary summary memo. Submit future audit planning recommendations -Information Systems: Apply, in appropriate circumstances, knowledge of basic IS audit techniques -Audit Procedures: Demonstrate comprehension and ability to (1) assess validity of existing policies and procedures and (2) recommend sound alternatives -Decision making responsibility, conclusions: Demonstrate capacity and evidence effective decision making and drawing conclusions -Awareness of the State-of-the-Art: Demonstrate basic understanding of current developments, associating that understanding with university audit applications. Recommend adaptation, where appropriate, in our audit approach -Customer relationships: Ensure continuing development of effective professional relationships with customers -Professionalism: Demonstrate superior performance in all attributes of professional conduct, to include maintaining confidentiality and objectivity. Encourage others towards comparable performanceEssential
This is a range recruitment. We are hiring for the position at the Assistant or Associate level, depending on the experience level of the successful candidate. The Assistant level is an entry level position that does not require audit experience. The Associate level requires two years of internal or external audit experience. The knowledge, skills, and abilities of each position are marked clearly below.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
(Assistant) Knowledge of generally accepted auditing and accounting principles and standards obtained through a formal education and work experience. Federally and professionally mandated continuing professional education in accounting and auditing. Ability to interpret and apply university Regents policies, regulations, accounting procedures, and other authoritative literature relevant to the performance of compliance reviews. Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet and database applications. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

(Associate) Knowledge of generally accepted auditing and accounting principles and standards obtained through a formal education and work experience. Federally and professionally mandated continuing professional education in accounting and auditing. Knowledge of Federal and state laws, codes and regulations that pertain to university accounting and business practices. Ability to interpret and apply university Regent's policies, regulations, accounting procedures, and other authoritative literature relevent to the performance of compliance reviews. Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet and database applications. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Required Experience

(Assistant) No experience necessary for the assistant auditor position (Internal Auditor 1).

(Associate) This individual will have approximately two years experience in internal auditing and/or external auditing.

Typical Education or Training

(Assistant) This individual will have at least a four-year college degree with an accounting emphasis and will also have achieved or be working towards professional certification (i.e.: CIA, CPA, CFE, CISA)

(Associate) This individual will have at least a four-year college degree with an accounting emphasis and will also have achieved or be working towards professional certification (i.e.: CIA, CPA, CFE, CISA)

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references by the first review date of Friday, April 5, 2019. This is a range recruitment. We are hiring for the position at the Assistant or Associate level, depending on the experience level of the successful candidate.

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: https://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/initiatives-and-policies/policy/04.07.010.php

Tobacco-Free Campus:
UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Advertised: 23 Apr 2019 Alaskan Daylight Time

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