The Office of Internal Audit at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for an Auditor II or III position. Internal Audit partners with management to identify areas of risk and works collaboratively with clients to improve processes, efficiencies, and the control environment of the university.
Responsibilities include conducting internal audits to evaluate risks and controls throughout Iowa State University including operational, compliance, financial, IT/IS, investigative, and internal consulting projects. The auditor will be conducting risk assessments, developing audit programs, performing and documenting audit tests and procedures, writing audit reports, and completing follow-up audits. This position works under direct supervision with limited responsibility and independence. The audits assigned to the Auditor II involve less complex areas and are generally restricted in scope. Audit criteria are typically well established and directly applicable to the work assignment.
In addition to the duties listed above, the Auditor III will have an expanded role in audits that require more independent judgment. Audits assigned are moderately complex and may be performed in areas of specialized expertise, such as information technology or security. Audit criteria are generally but not always clearly applicable, requiring judgment in selecting the most pertinent criteria, interpret precedents, adapt standard practices to differing situations, and recommend alternative actions in situations without precedent. Auditors at this level may also perform special projects and assist in investigations.
The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The candidate will also possess the ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations. Outstanding organizational skills, ability to negotiate and strong attention to detail will also be needed in order be effective in this role.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Demonstrated knowledge of internal auditing principles and concepts.
Auditing experience in higher education or government.
Demonstrated experience or familiarity with information systems.
Experience using computerized auditing tools or performing data analytics.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,0...00, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.