Audit & Management Advisory Services (AMAS) conducts independent and objective internal audits and management consulting designed to add value and support Tufts University's mission. Audit & Management Advisory Services (AMAS) audits address the University's operations, business processes, and information systems and inform senior management and the Trustee Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee concerning the effectiveness of internal controls and whether resources are efficiently utilized, assets are properly safeguarded, and the University is complying with its regulatory obligations.
The Senior Auditor will be responsible for performing audits in accordance with The Institute of Internal Auditors' Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics ("Standards") and AMAS' internal policies and procedures. Under the direction of the audit manager, the Senior Auditor will assess, evaluate and make recommendations to management regarding the effectiveness of its systems of internal controls associated with the activities and operations of the University.
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in internal auditing, and/or public accounting.
Ability to independently perform audit procedures including interviewing University personnel, documenting process walkthroughs, and testing the adequacy of internal controls and compliance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures
Familiarity with higher education and Uniform Guidance compliance areas.
Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office, and with data analytics tools such as ACL.
Familiarity with electronic workpaper applications such as ACL GRC.
Excellent oral and written communication skills including experience drafting audit observations, risk-based conclusions and practical recommendations for audit reports.
Strong analytical skills and inquisitiveness.
Ability to think critically and exercise professional skepticism, judgement and discretion.
Ability to work both independently and collegially with the AMAS team and audit clients.
Certification as CIA, CPA preferred or working towards.
Experience in higher education and\or sponsored research or a not-for-profit organization is desirable.
MBA or MA preferred.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Organization: Audit & Mgmt Advisory Services
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jan 22, 2019, 2:21:25 PM
Internal Number: 90200
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