Executive Director Internal Auditor/Controller

San Francisco Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 20, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Executive Director Internal Auditor/Controller

Position Description
The position reports directly to the Chancellor, with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Board. The college seeks a results-oriented professional to manage, plan, organize, and direct the work of the internal audit operations. The incumbent must represent the Chancellor's office and the college with tact, diplomacy, and professionalism.

The Executive Director Internal Auditor/Controller will provide the college with financial leadership and expert advice on a wide range of fiscal, operational matters, and advocates financial integrity and accountability in all college business practices.

Job Duties
1. Designs audit or program evaluation procedures; conducts comprehensive research; interprets and applies laws, rules, and regulations; gathers all relevant and detailed data, and analyzes them for audit decisions using both qualitative and quantitative techniques; applies management and operational theory, policy analysis, and operations research.

2. Audits surveys, including researching legal mandates and other background information, while determining needs of key stakeholders, identifying potential risk areas, understanding relevant internal controls, and identifying potential sources of evidence under general direction.

3. Develops audit scope and objectives, and prepares detailed audit programs, time budgets, and milestone dates.

4. Audits fieldwork, including collecting, analyzing, and documenting audit evidence as it relates to the audit objectives.

5. Reviews internal controls.

6. Develops audit findings and recommendations that are fully supported by analysis.

7. Develops scope of work for and monitors consultant contracts.

8. Audits follow-up activities.

9. Maintains the appropriate level of confidentiality and sensitivity.

10. Maintains professional proficiency through continuing professional education and participates in professional associations.

11. Plans, organizes, directs, and manages the activities and functions of the internal audit operation and performs complex operational, financial, and compliance audits. Develops methods and procedures to achieve objectives.

12. Develops, writes, reviews, and implements policies and procedures for use by departments and other college staff.

13. Reviews new legislation, regulations, and laws, researches, and conducts highly complex studies of financial, accounting, auditing, and related problems.

14. Prepares and presents written reports of audit findings and recommendations to improve internal controls and procedures for effectiveness and efficiency. Consults and guides college staff with corrective or improvement implementations.

15. Prepares and performs annual Risk Assessment and Audit plan.

Will have a proven track record demonstrating knowledge of:

1. Governmental Accounting and auditing principles, practices, and procedures.

2. Practices, standards, and method, relating to financial, compliance, and performance audits. The principles and techniques of California Community College finance administration.

3. Knowledge of the principles, methods of management, including work planning, analysis, and organization.

4. Computerized data processing as it relates to auditing, accounting, and fiscal operations and management information systems.

5. Knowledge of California Community Colleges State and Federal laws and regulations.

6. Have the ability to plan, organize, direct, and manage internal auditor activities and performs complex operational financial and compliance audits.

7. Prepares clear and concise audit, accounting, financial, and narrative reports.

8. Analyzes, evaluates, and solves complex and challenging audit, fiscal, accounting, and administrative problems.

9. Develops, prepares, reviews, interprets, explains, and applies complex fiscal data and reports.

10. Communicates effectively both orally and in writing.

11. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships and provides excellent customer service.

12. Prepare written and oral reports for the Board of Trustees.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with community college students with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientations, disabilities, and ethnic backgrounds (Required).

2. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, accounting, finance, statistics, the social sciences, or a related field.

3. Four (4) years of verifiable professional auditing or related analytical experience; strong understanding of local government operations; demonstrated expertise in government auditing standards and auditing principles and practices.

[If you would like to claim equivalency, the Administrative Equivalency Application Form is available on the left side margin. This form will be considered as part of the application materials and must be submitted on or before the filing deadline as indicated on this job posting.]

Desirable Qualifications
Master's Degree Preferred.


Total compensation includes a health insurance plan.

New employees hired on or after January 1, 2014, contribute 2% of salary to the San Francisco Retiree Health Care Trust Fund (RHCTF).

Retirement Classification:

Application Procedure
To apply for this posting, start by completing an online Application for Administrative Position at https://jobs.ccsf.edu/postings/4831. To be considered a candidate for this posting, the following materials must be submitted and received by the Human Resources Department on or before 12:00 a.m. of the posting filing deadline. Substitution of required document(s) is not permitted.

1. A detailed letter expressing interest in the position, indicating specifically how the minimum qualifications and as many as possible of the desirable qualifications will be fulfilled. Minimum and desirable qualifications are listed in this posting. The letter should also address the applicant's background and skills in the areas stated in the Examples of Duties.
2. A current resume summarizing educational and administrative background and experience.
3. A City College of San Francisco Electronic Administrative Position Application completed in full and applied to this specific posting online. The statement “See Resume” is not acceptable.
4. A list of references with names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five (5) references that include: faculty, classified and/or support staff, an administrator, a supervisor, and a colleague of managerial, supervisory ranking. (References will be contacted only if you are among the final candidates.)
5. Copies of transcripts verifying the degrees and majors as listed on applicant's CCSF Application Form; official transcripts and actual verification of work experience will be required at a later date. [NOTE: Degrees and majors must be posted on transcripts to be considered in the application process. Foreign degree(s) must be evaluated before an application can be processed. Foreign Degree Evaluation sources information is located on the left side margin.]
6. Diversity Statement: Separate from your letter of interest, submit a concise response to relate several of your experiences or your involvement in circumstances or environments which strongly affected your understanding of and ability to function in a diverse community comprised of students and colleagues from varying academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientations, disabilities, and ethnicities.

Applicants bear the sole responsibility for ensuring that all application materials are complete when submitted and are received by the Human Resources Department by 12:00 a.m. on the posting filing deadline. Postmarks will not be honored. Emails are not acceptable. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. All materials become the property of the City College of San Francisco, and will not be returned. Application files for this posting will not be considered for other postings.

For additional assistance, please call Human Resources Department at (415) 452-7660.

ADA Statement
Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this hiring process should contact the Title 5/EEO/ADA Compliance Officer at 415/452-5053 to make the necessary arrangements. Please be aware that verification of a covered disability under the ADA may be required.

Selection Procedure/Conditions of Employment
Applicants who meet all minimum qualifications and have all required application documents in the CCSF Human Resources Department on or before the filing deadline will be included in the initial review processes to be conducted by the Search Committee. A reasonable number of applicants who are judged by the Committee as best matching the requirements of the position will be invited for a personal interview with the Search Committee. An additional interview will be offered to applicants who are advanced beyond the initial interviews.

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements for a CCSF Release to Work Authorization Certificate prior to appointment which include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprinting processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.

City College of San Francisco reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify or to rescind this job posting at any time without prior notice.

EEO Statement
It is the policy of the City College of San Francisco to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, age, gender, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, disability or AIDS/HIV status, medical conditions, gender identity, or status as a Vietnam-Era veteran. These categories specifically include status as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning person in any District program or activity. For further information, contact the Title 5/EEO/ADA Compliance Officer at (415) 452-5053.