Deputy Director, University Internal Audit

Position Information

University Code 25341 University Title Deputy Director 1, Legal, Audit and Compliance University Job Family Legal, Audit & Compliance ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Single Title Scope of Search National Working Title Deputy Director, University Internal Audit Position Number FA3080 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Audit and Compliance Services Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

Virginia Commonwealth University’s division of Audit and Compliance Services seeks a talented executive for the position of Deputy Director, University Audit. This individual will lead a team in complex audit functions and provide comprehensive services to VCU .
Specific duties include:
•Manage and participate in University audit team’s day to day operations including
planning, execution, work paper review and reporting phases for scheduled
audits, monitoring projects, special projects and investigations.
•Ensure high quality work consistent with IIA standards including identification of
significant project level risks: development of relevant project objectives, work programs
and audit tests that employ data analytics when possible.
•Develop practical recommendations and succinct, well written reports that address the
root cause of the finding.
•Develop and maintain effective working relationships with university personnel, external
auditors and other stakeholders, demonstrating a high degree of professionalism as a
representative of the department.
•Work as a member of the department’s management team to develop long-term plans
and strategies. Identify efficiencies and areas for improved department performance.
•Oversee and participate in annual risk assessment, evaluating university, departmental
and industry risks and formulate a risk-based audit work plan.
•Recruit, develop, retain and manage performance of team members. Observe and
recognize excellent performance and take timely action to resolve performance issues.
•Review and approve draft training plans. Ensuring team members have the appropriate
training and tools to succeed.
•Complete continuing education sufficient to stay abreast of emerging trends and risks
in the VCU environment, higher education industry and audit profession.

Minimum Hiring Standards

•Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field with
significant coursework in accounting
•CPA, CISA or CIA certification or business related Master’s Degree
•Comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles and auditing standards
•Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing to all levels of
•Audit and Compliance team and VCU and affiliates’ management
Experience in accounting, auditing and business process analysis or related activities
•Comprehensive knowledge of internal controls, both automated and manual
•Ability to maintain integrity, objectivity, independence and confidentiality
•Ability to perform as a team member, ability to work well in a diverse, dynamic
•Effective interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with department and
client personnel
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Ability to manage work load to meet deadlines
•Ability to be self-motivated to perform assigned tasks
•Demonstrated ability to respect individual diversity and the rights of others and being
accountable for decisions and actions
•Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU

Preferred Hiring Standards

•Experience in higher education or knowledge of higher education concepts and terms
•Experience with automated audit management software and data analytics
•Experience supervising professional team members, preferably audit teams
•General knowledge of information technology processes and controls
•Contribute to VCU’s ethical standards including respect, honesty,
responsibility, diversity, equity and inclusion

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $100,000 - $125,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday - Friday Job Open Date 06/10/2021 Posting will close on or before 07/10/2021 Open Until Filled No Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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  2. Resume
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