AUDIT DIRECTOR – University of Oklahoma Board of Regents Internal Audit
Job Description: The Audit Director is responsible for evaluating enterprise risk; conducting an effective program of internal audits to help identify and then mitigate risk; identifying opportunities to improve controls and operational efficiency; and serving as an expert resource to promote and instill effective controls, best industry practices, and adherence to applicable laws and regulations. This position will assist the Chief Audit Executive in setting departmental goals and objectives; assisting with the departmental budget and audit plan; assisting with the quality assurance program; and administering and participating in a broad, comprehensive program of internal auditing for OU and relevant regional universities.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field of study
8+ years of professional experience in public accounting, internal audit or consulting
CPA, CIA, CFE or similar certifications
4+ years of experience in higher education, government or healthcare preferred
Initiative to solve problems
Strong project management skills and proven ability to interact with all levels of the organization
Exceptional communication, facilitation and presentation skills
Requires strong grasp of accounting and audit theories and principles
Experience supervising a diverse staff and proven ability to communicate directions and expectations effectively
Created by the Oklahoma Territorial Legislature in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a doctoral degree-granting research university serving the educational, cultural, economic, and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation. The Norman campus serves as home to all of the university's academic programs except health-related fields.
The OU Health Sciences Center, which has academic and clinical programs in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and across the state, is one of the most comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges, the state's largest clinical group practice OU Physicians, and research centers such as the NCI designated Stephenson Cancer Center and the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center. The OU Health Sciences Center is closely affiliated with the nonprofit OU Medicine health system, which includes OU Medical Center, the Children's Hospital, and OU Medical Center Edmond, and provides essential clinical services across adult and pediatric specialties. Both the Norman and Health Sciences Center colleges offer academic programs at the Schusterman Center, the site of OU-Tulsa.
OU enrolls almost 32,000 students, has more than 2,800 full-time faculty members, and has 21 colleges offering 172 majors at the baccalaureate level, 156 majors at the master's level, 81 doctoral-level majors and 54 graduate certificates. The university's annual operating budget is $2.05 billion.