Auditor (Advanced Internal Auditor)

Employer
UNC Pembroke
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

UNCP’s Office of Internal Audit is looking for an experienced auditor with an analytical mind and expertise in IT systems, applications and infrastructure. An Advanced Internal Auditor is expected to have outstanding problem-solving skills, a meticulous attention to detail and a great understanding of cyber security trends.

To ensure success, an Advanced Internal Auditor must be capable of maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information while working with a variety of technologies. Top candidates will display an excellent understanding of Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy, and Security Audits.

The Advanced Internal Auditor will :

Perform various types of audits including information systems and operational audits, and work that includes compliance, fraud/investigative, and financial elements.

Conduct all aspects of the audit process including risk assessment, planning, fieldwork, and writing of issues and reports.

Examine, audit, and consult on a wide variety of IT systems and general controls to evaluate the design and operational effectiveness, determine exposure to risk, and recommend remediation strategies. Work will include reviews of the security over applications, mainframe and/or client-server environments, standard and wireless networks, operating systems, databases, software development and implementation, and software licensing.

Communicate complex technical issues in simplified terms to relevant parties.

Apply knowledge of The IIA’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and IT control and security best practices (including NIST, and COBIT) to assigned projects.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or discipline related to the program area, with nine credit hours of accounting coursework; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

As per General Statute: 143-746
© Appointment and Qualifications of Internal Auditors. – Any State employee who performs the internal audit function shall meet the minimum qualifications for internal auditors established by the Office of State Personnel, in consultation with the Council of Internal Auditing. The required education and experience requirements are:

Internal Auditor Contributing:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Auditor Journey:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned and two years of related experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor or related certification or licensure and two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Auditor Advanced
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned and three years of related experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor; or related certification/ license and three years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Management Preferences: 

Seven years of audit experience, of which 5 includes audits of information systems and related areas.

CIA, CISA, CFE, or CPA certification.

Interested individuals should have a demonstrated record of effective leadership, initiative, and management in a large and diverse financial/compliance audit environment.

Knowledge of the principles, theories, techniques, and practices of modern accounting and/or auditing is essential.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Accounting, or other IT-related discipline and at least 3 years of experience as an IT Auditor.

Licenses and Certifications:  As per General Statute: 143-746
© Appointment and Qualifications of Internal Auditors. – Any State employee who performs the internal audit function shall meet the minimum qualifications for internal auditors established by the Office of State Personnel, in consultation with the Council of Internal Auditing.

Special Instructions to Applicants:  

Please attach cover letter, detailed resume and list of professional references.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.