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The mission of Audit & Management Advisory Services (AMAS) is to assess and monitor the university community in the discharge of its oversight, management, and operating responsibilities in relation to governance processes, the systems of internal control, and compliance with laws, regulations and University policies including those related to ethical conduct by providing relevant, timely, independent, and objective assurance, advisory and investigative services using a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate risk and improve effectiveness. AMAS is responsible for performing financial, operational, compliance, and information systems audits and investigations of the main campus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and the Health Sciences Enterprise, including the School of Medicine, the Skaggs School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and UCSD's teaching hospitals.
Serves as the local campus Internal Audit Director (IAD). Overall responsibility for the conduct of the internal audit program at the campus/lab as provided for by the Audit Services mission and charter, the University Audit Management Plan approved annually by the Regents, and professional standards issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Provides high-level direction and guidance to staff and managers regarding audit, investigation, and advisory service projects.
The Director, Audit & Management Advisory Services (AMAS) provides leadership and is accountable for a full scope internal audit function as a service to the campus and the Office of the President in accordance with the above AMAS mission statement. The Director has overall responsibility for audit planning and strategic initiatives. The Director plays a key role in campus and health sciences governance, compliance, and risk management. This position is responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of and contributing to the improvement of risk management processes throughout the organization.
In addition, the position is responsible for assessing and making appropriate recommendations for improving the campus and health sciences governance processes in its accomplishment of the following: promoting appropriate ethics and values within the organization, ensuring effective organizational performance and accountability, communicating risk and control information to appropriate areas of the organization, and coordinating the activities and communicating information among external and internal auditors and management.
The Director has reporting responsibility to the Chancellor and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, who acts as the Chancellor's designee for routine internal audit oversight, as well as to the Systemwide SVP/Compliance and Audit Officer, who in turn, reports on audit activity to the Regents of the University and the President. The Director serves as a senior manager overseeing functional managers responsible for campus audits, health sciences, audits, and investigations and external audit projects. The Director reports on internal audit activities and observations to the Chancellor, executive management, System wide Audit Officer, Office of the President personnel.
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Demonstrated experience and expert knowledge of the internal audit profession, theories and systems of internal control, and professional auditing standards.
Graduate level Degree in business administration, or a related field and/or ten years of progressively higher-level experience in higher education or health care preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years increasingly responsible managerial experience in auditing, accounting and/or fiscal capacity.
Proven ability to develop broad program objectives for individual audits which are relevant to management needs, to evaluate performance against objectives, and to assist management where needed in implementing corrective actions to improve internal controls.
Excellent management skills including developing policies and procedures, budgeting, organizational management, facilities management, information systems, personnel management, project management, and policy implementation.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including negotiation and communication skills, and relationship management at the senior executive level. Ability
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