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UC OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
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The Office of Ethics, Compliance, and Audit Services (ECAS) is located at the systemwide University of California Office of the President (UCOP) and is an independent Regental office that is responsible for developing and administering the University of California's (UC) compliance and audit programs and thereby ensuring that the University is in compliance with professional standards; internal policies and procedures; and all applicable local, national and international laws and regulations. ECAS provides this support through three core lines of service: Audit Services, Compliance Services and Investigations Services. The Audit Services Office within ECAS is responsible for the systemwide internal audit program (audits, investigations and advisory services) and for the internal audit program at UCOP. The Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance and Audit Officer (SVP) is the Principal Officer of the Board of Regents of the University of California. The SVP provides communication and updates to the Regents through the Board's Compliance and Audit Committee or the full Board if required.
Responsible for performing quality assurance reviews of systemwide internal audit activities, including risk assessment and internal audit projects. Performs quality assurance activities for the full scope of auditing encompassing financial, compliance, information systems, and effectiveness reviews according to professional auditing standards. Exercises individual judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for developing quality assurance conclusions. Provides functional advice, training and / or guidance to less-experienced quality assurance professionals. Normally receives high level oversight on quality assurance assignments with general instruction provided on new or more complex work. This is a two-year contract position with the potential for extension of contract or career conversion. Please note this is a 24 Month Contract Position.
30% Manages the internal audit quality assurance program for the University, including development and maintenance of program structure, planning, guidance, use of tools and technology, performance metrics, and reporting.
45% Conducts quality assurance review activities based on approved protocols and templates to identify opportunities for improvement in internal audit processes and documentation. Performs and leads quality assurance reviews of internal audit, advisory, and investigation projects in accordance with professional standards. Reviews internal audit workpapers to assess compliance with the University Audit Manual and internal audit professional standards. Assists in the coordination, development and quality assurance for systemwide audits, including the following: planning, audit program development, research and analysis, and review of location audit work product. Develops internal audit quality assurance reports to communicate results, and makes recommendations as appropriate. Presents results to senior leadership, as appropriate.
10% Coordinates the development and delivery of training to UC internal audit staff on internal audit best practices and subject matter areas.
15% Advises UC internal audit departments on annual risk assessment to ensure consistency and appropriate integration of identified systemwide risks. Identifies and raises issues to audit management for appropriate discussion with senior leadership.
Min 8 years Internal audit experience
Skills and Abilities
Advanced knowledge of the audit profession, theories and systems of internal control, and professional auditing standards.
Broad and thorough knowledge of finance, accounting, business and systems operations.
Skills to determine and apply appropriate policies and practices in the completion of internal audit quality assurance assignments.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work independently with all levels of University personnel and to facilitate agreement on quality assurance issues and corrective actions.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
Licenses and Certifications
CIA, CISA, CPA or other relevant certifications preferred.
Audit Professional 4
$124,000 - $137,000
Full Salary Range:
$95,300 - $178,100
The University of California, Office of the President, is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range shows the growth potential for this position and the pay scale is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position.
Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging
HOW TO APPLY
Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW DATE
The first review date for this job is September 1, 2023. The position will be open until filled.
Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. UC Smoke & Tobacco Free Policy
August 2021 Update: The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral. UC COVID-19 Vaccine Policy
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The Office of the President is the systemwide headquarters of the University of California, managing its fiscal and business operations and supporting the academic and research missions across its campuses, labs and medical centers.