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 Davis campus, and the Health System, which includes the UC Davis (UCD) Medical Center, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. The office is staffed with two associate directors, eight audit professionals, and one analyst. The total department budget is in excess of $2 million.
The Director has dual reporting to the Chancellor, as well as to the Senior Vice President Chief Compliance and Audit Officer, who reports on audit activity to the University President and The Regents of the University. The Director 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 Audit & Management Advisory Services (AMAS) mission statement. The Director has overall responsibility for audit planning and strategic initiatives and plays a key role in campus and health sciences governance, compliance, and risk management. Responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of and contributing to the improvement of risk management processes throughout the organization. Assess and make 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 auditors for external funding agencies and internal auditors and management. Serve as a senior manager overseeing two functional managers responsible for campus and health sciences audits, investigations, advisory services, and external audit coordination.
- Audit related professional certification such as Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant or Certified Information Systems Auditor.
- Graduate level degree in business administration, or a related field and/or four years of progressively higher-level experience in higher education.
- Experience working with management to identify institutional risks including those related to higher education, healthcare and information technology/security, and to address those risks through a comprehensive audit program. Skilled in analyzing potential problems and formulating novel and appropriate solutions which will assist in mitigating institutional risk.
- Demonstrated experience in motivating professional staff to continuously improve and achieve optimal job performance. Experience in establishing and assessing standards of performance to ensure effective use of audit resources.
- Experience developing broad program objectives for individual audits which are relevant to management needs, to evaluate performance against objectives, and assisting management where needed in implementing corrective actions to improve internal controls.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Demonstrated ability to encourage and achieve consensus across organizational lines for internal controls which impact the institution. Written and oral communication skills for interacting with a wide variety of audiences, including academics, senior management, and high level federal, state, and university officials. Skill to communicate in a way that imparts leadership, independent judgment, tact, and diplomacy.
- Management skills including developing policies and procedures, budgeting, organizational management, facilities management, information systems, personnel management, project management.
- At least 2 years with experience in academic medical centers and related health science functions. Experience directing an audit program addressing information systems reviews including the evaluation of information technology governance, strategy and planning; infrastructure; architecture; project management; operations; support, and enterprise security.
- Knowledge related to government regulations, OMB Uniform Guidance and the Cost Accounting Standards. Skill to represent the institution effectively with federal and state agencies challenging the allowability, reasonableness, and allocation of costs.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter with their application.
Final Filing Date
March 24, 2023 at 11:59p
$112,900 - $274,100. Salary Grade 28.
Percentage of Time
Mon - Fri
202 Cousteau Place
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
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