1. Works as part of a team to deliver audit, assurance, and investigative services in compliance with established Institute of Internal Auditors' (IIA) standards and departmental policies. 2. Monitors client's progress on corrective actions and validating that corrective actions taken are mitigating risks identified in engagement. 3. Supports University Audit and Advisory department operations through assisting with planning and monitoring of budget to actual hours for assigned projects. 4. Discusses improvements to internal control systems with University managers. 5. Maintains quality and proficient services by advancing personal knowledge, skills and other competencies through continuing professional development and attendance at formal training conferences and seminars. 6. Contributes to the student internship program by providing work direction, training, and technical assistance to current interns. 7. Participates in providing thought leadership to demonstrate and share internal control expertise across the university, within the department, and with peers. 8. May conduct other special projects as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 1: Knowledge of accounting and audit principles and auditing techniques. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrates an understanding of internal controls, business operations, accounting and accounting principles, and risk management/governance processes.
Required Skill/ability 2: Researches and understands the policies, rules, regulations, laws and statutes pertaining to their work assignments. Keeps abreast of breaking developments in accounting, auditing, and the higher education sector and apply this knowledge in all their engagements with university clients.
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrates an ability to collaborate and work effectively on concurrent work assignments and tasks with a diverse group of clients and team members to deliver the highest quality communications, work products, and client service. Displays good judgment and decision making skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrates solid communication and listening skills and an ability to identify gaps in logic and handle complex communication challenges individually. Demonstrates an ability to identify sensitive issues and proactively facilitate effective communication at various levels in the organization to avoid surprises.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ensures adequate focus on professional growth relevant to taking on more challenging assignments and tasks beyond assigned audit engagements and standard work assignments. Acts as an ambassador of the department and university, consistently demonstrating a positive, can-do attitude.
Preferred Education: Some familiarity with large or complex business organizations. Basic knowledge of internal control frameworks (e.g., COSO, IIA's International Professional Practices Framework).
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Posting Position Title: Senior Auditor
University Job Title: Senior Auditor
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Some familiarity with large or complex business organizations. Basic knowledge of internal control frameworks (e.g., COSO, IIA's International Professional Practices Framework).
Bachelor's degree and a minimum four years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.