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Senior Auditor

University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas

Software Engineering
Fayetteville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

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Type of Position:

Professional Staff - Project/Program Administration

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Institution Name:

University of Arkansas System

Since its inception, the University of Arkansas System has developed a tradition of excellence that includes the state’s 1871 flagship, land-grant research university; Arkansas’s premier institution for medical education, treatment and research; a major metropolitan university; an 1890 land-grant university; two regional universities serving southern and western Arkansas; five community colleges; two schools of law; a presidential school; a residential math and science high school; a 100 percent-online university and divisions of agriculture, archeology and criminal justice. The individual entities of the UA System maintain cooperative strength as well as diverse offerings that exhibit unmatched economic and social impact to the state.

The UA System provides communities in Arkansas with access to academic and professional opportunities, develops intellectual growth and cultural awareness in its students and provides knowledge and research skills to an ever-changing society. The system enrolls more than 60,000 students, employs over 17,000 employees, and has a total budget of over $2 billion. An intrinsic part of the texture and fabric of Arkansas, the UA System is a driving force in the state’s economic, educational and cultural advancement.


UAF Institutional Audit

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Summary of Job Duties:

Performs complex level professional internal auditing work. Work involves leading or conducting performance, financial and compliance audit projects; providing consulting services to the University’s management and staff; providing key input to development of the Bi-Annual Audit Plan. Maintains all organizational and professional ethical standards. Works independently under general supervision with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgement.

Other essential duties include, but are not limited to:

· Performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures.

· Conducts interviews, reviews documents, develops and administers surveys, composes summary memos, and prepares working papers.

· Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations using independent judgement concerning areas being reviewed.

· Communicates or assists in communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management.

· Develops and maintains productive client and staff relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.

· Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers.

· Represents Internal Audit on organizational project teams, at management meetings and with external organizations.

· Performs related work as assigned by audit management.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in auditing, accounting, business analysis, or program evaluation.

Must also have the following demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities:

· Knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, and management principles and preferred business practices.

· Knowledge of general information systems terminology, concepts and practices.

· Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions.

· Skill in planning and project management while meeting stated deadlines.

· Skill in resolving audit related problems.

· Skill in using Office 365 tools, spreadsheets, analytics, and other business software to prepare reports, memos, summaries and analyses.

· Skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills.

· 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:

· Experience in higher education auditing and accounting.

· Certification as a CIA, CPA, or CISA.

Salary Information:

$60,000 - $80,000

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:

Additional Information:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Laura Gentry
Project Director, Internal Audit

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Financial Credit Check, Motor Vehicle Reports Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University's Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:

Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Talking

Frequent Physical Activity:

Sitting, Walking

Occasional Physical Activity:

Driving, Lifting

Benefits Eligible: