The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Audit Consultant.
Applications will be accepted until 6/9/2019.
Do others look to you for a reasonable point of view? Do you enjoy learning new things? Here's your chance to do that on a daily basis at a world class institution. We're looking for a dynamic individual who can foster strong relationships with our clients. We need an individual who can roll-up their sleeves and figure things out while remaining objective. You'll initially work closely with senior members of our team on projects, but will soon experience increased latitude and independence as you do your job, and your work will be valuable to the entire University community. Here's the best part: you'll be able to interact with everyone on campus - from Athletics to Research, from Finance to Operations; every day will bring a new and interesting challenge. What would you do each day? A successful Audit Consultant will utilize their skills and abilities to identify potential vulnerabilities in the University's internal control environment by completing various operational, financial, and compliance projects, as well as provide advisory/consulting services to the University's management. Simply, you'll help the University try to avoid bad things from happening. More specifically, here are some of the essential duties: Conduct internal audits:
Perform audit procedures, including reviewing and analyzing data, documenting processes and procedures, and identifying and defining issues.
Conduct interviews, review documents, develop/administer surveys, compose summary memos, and prepare working papers. Communicate the results of audits via written reports to management. Assist external auditors:
Perform testing procedures as designed by the University's external auditors in support of the annual financial statement audits. Offer advisory/consulting services to management:
Assist management to understand changes in regulatory environments or best practices. Recommend appropriate internal controls for new processes. Participate on University committees and special projects, as necessary. Maintain professional and technical expertise:
Participate in conferences or classes on auditing standards/practices and specialized audits. Participate in professional organizations (e.g., Association of College and University Auditors).
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university is required; a concentration in accounting, finance, business administration, or similar field is preferred. - CPA, CIA, or other relevant professional certification, or progress toward such certifications are desirable; - Considerable knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, and management principles and preferred business practices; - Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors; - Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information, and drawing logical conclusions; - Skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems; - Considerable skill in using a computer with word processing, spreadsheet, and other business software to prepare reports, memos, summaries and analyses; - Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations; - Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff, and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment.
Preferred Qualifications: - Familiarity with higher education policies, procedures, regulations and laws are desired.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S19353. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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