The Director of Internal Audit reports administratively to the President and functionally to the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Audit Committee through the TBR Chief Audit Executive and is responsible for conducting a comprehensive program of internal auditing with the college. The Director of Internal Audit will conduct financial, operational, and compliance audits to determine the adequacy of the college's system of control as well as other duties as follows.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide management assistance with analysis, appraisals, and recommendations.
Assist in performing special reviews.
Conduct investigations as requested and make recommendations for improved controls, operating procedures, accounting records and systems design.
Review and evaluate institutional risk assessment program: review control and risk footprints for the enterprise and its major activities; validate controls; test controls for compliance and effectiveness.
Test for compliance with Tennessee Board of Regents policies and guidelines, state and federal laws and regulations and contractual requirements.
Prepare the annual audit plan and end of year report.
Plan, implement, and evaluate short and long range objectives.
Develop audit programs, internal control questionnaires and audit procedures to be used.
Prepare the annual risk assessment schedule, provide assistance and training during the risk assessment process and review the risk and control footprint annual submissions.
Coordinate year-end cash counts, bank confirmations and other closing procedures.
Plan activities to further develop a culture of ethics and an environment of improvement, accountability and efficient use of resources.
Prepare the annual update of the Internal Audit Charter.
Identify expected outcomes, assess the extent to which the Director achieves the outcomes, provide evidence of improvement based on analysis of results and enter the information in Campus Labs Compliance Assist or in other College approved planning software.
Review PII procedures and software audits in coordination with the VP for Technology.
Other duties as assigned.
Sedentary: Desk work; occasional travel may be required for college or program activities. Insignificant effort other than normal movement. Minimal Hazard/Exposure: Standard office settings. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.
Dyersburg State offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
Vacation and Sick Leave
14 paid holidays
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
State Employee Discount Program with over 900 merchants
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered for this position applicant must submit an application, a resume, cover letter, and transcripts if applicable. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process; but official transcripts are required upon hire. You also must provide the contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A completed satisfactory background check will be required before hire.
Dyersburg State Community College is a TBR and AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities.
Must possess effective written and oral communication skills and analytical skills.
Must possess effective personal computing skills, including Microsoft Office software programs.
Must be able to exercise professional judgment in evaluating information and making recommendations.
Must be able to comprehend and interpret policies, procedures, and regulations and to implement efficiencies to be gained by optimum use of technology.
Minimum Requirements of Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or related business field from a regionally accredited institution; Active CPA or CIA Certification required.
At least 5 years professional experience in auditing; up to 2 years professional experience in accounting or related business field may be substituted for 2 years in auditing.
Professional experience in managing projects and working independently.
Master’s degree in Accounting or a related business field from a regionally accredited institution.
Experience working or auditing in higher education; experience working with or auditing a large, computerized accounting and information system, such as Ellucian Banner; other related professional certifications; documented professional supervisory experience.
The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) is Tennessee's largest higher education system, governing 40 post-secondary educational institutions with over 200 teaching locations. The TBR system includes 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology, providing programs to students across the state, country and world.