The Audit Manager is responsible for providing direction and administration of the internal audit function to independently appraise, report, recommend, and/or assist in the development of the College's system of internal controls. Plans, organizes, conducts, and consults on operation, financial, compliance, investigative audits and consultation projects to ensure that the College's goals and objectives are met effectively and efficiently.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES (*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS):
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.
*Identifies and evaluates the College's areas of risk; develops audit plan; plans audit schedule; and assists with the development of audit scope and objective
*Performs financial, operational, compliance, investigative audits, and consulting projects including testing and documentation of the results
*Reviews the functions and activities of the audit area to determine the nature of operations and adequacy of internal controls
*Develops or directs the development of accurate and complete audit work papers that adequately support audit findings and document work performed
*Develops recommendations for improving controls, determines operating efficiencies, and verifies compliance with regulations
*Performs and documents audits and advisory services in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Practice Advisories established by the Institute of Internal Auditors
*Reports audit findings and recommendations to appropriate management
Directs audit staff in the planning and organizing of internal auditor operations, including the evaluation of audit staff
Directs audit staff in the identification, development, and documentation of audit issues and recommendations. Directs the performance of audit staff with the development of audit procedures, reviewing and analyzing audit evidence, as well as audit work papers and draft reports
Plans, prioritizes, manages, and performs multiple projects and tasks
Communicates the results of audit and consulting projects with written reports and oral presentations to management
Works with management to develop corrective action plans; conducts follow-up reviews of findings noted during audits reporting on the status of the findings and recommendations noted during the audit
Meets periodically with Executive Management to discuss results of all audit activity
Represents the department within interdepartmental meetings regarding fraud, compliance, or operation issues. Reports to and serves on the committee overseeing a risk hotline
Completes an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all college division and senior management
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office products
Ability to work independently, performing duties with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability in compiling and reviewing documentation
Ability to perform complete audit of records utilizing technical knowledge, sound judgment, and professional ethics
Ability to work confidentially with discretion
Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret data
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the flexibility to manage multiple tasks and rapidly changing priorities
Ability to travel within Wake County to multiple campus locations
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or other analytical discipline
Five (5) or more years of full time diversified audit experience in financial, operational, corporate processes, business analysis, or investigations
Two years' supervisory experience
Seven years or more of audit experience in financial, operational, corporate processes, business analysis, or investigations
Hold or be a candidate for a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification
Audit Manager Supplemental Questionnaire
Do you have a valid Driver's license and clean driving record?
Are you a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner or Certified Public Accountant? If not, do you plan to pursue either of these designations in the near future?
Please describe your auditing experience in detail. Please include details of the areas of auditing you have worked in (i.e. financial, operational, corporate processes, business analysis, investigations, fraud, etc.)
Have you had experience in government or higher education audits (financial aid, grants, etc.)?
Have you had fraud examination experience?
Have you had experience assessing the strengths and weaknesses of internal controls in an organization? If so, please describe this experience.
* Required Question
Internal Number: 163RS20
About Wake Technical Community College
Wake Tech is North Carolina’s largest community college, serving over 74,000 adults annually, with six campuses, three training centers, multiple community sites, and a comprehensive array of online learning options. Wake Tech is accredited and offers more than 240 associate’s degrees, diplomas, and certificates that prepare students for university transfer or immediate employment. The college offers non-credit continuing education programs that include customized workforce training, small business support, public safety officer training, basic skills courses such as English as a Second Language and high school equivalency preparation, and other courses for personal enrichment. Wake Tech also serves high school students at the Wake Early College of Health and Sciences, the Vernon Malone College and Career Academy, and North Wake College and Career Academy in partnership with Wake County Public Schools.