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Internal Auditor II

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2023

In a small internal audit department, the Internal Auditor position will be an objective audit professional who, as a staff internal auditor, adds value and improves University operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The Internal Auditor demonstrates increasing proficiency in basic audit skills and knowledge such as: operations & processes; internal controls related to the areas being audited; understanding and applying effective testing techniques and judgments; and applying effective verbal and written communications with auditees and other members of the audit team. The Internal Auditor develops solutions founded in analysis and research.

Internal Auditors at Rowan University conduct performance, financial, compliance, and other types of audits in accordance with the standards for the professional practice of internal auditing; provide consulting and advisory services to the University’s management and staff; and provide input to the development of the department’s Annual Audit Plan. This position is responsible for critical work and/or complex projects performed within a broader technical and business context under limited supervision with greater latitude for initiative and independent judgment. Internal Auditors adhere with all organizational ethical and professional standards and maintain independence and objectivity at all times.


Under direction of the Director of Internal Audit, the duties and responsibilities of the Internal Auditor include the following:
  • Assumes responsibility and controls the full audit cycle, i.e. planning, fieldwork and reporting.
  • Executes audit program steps that involve reviewing transactions, documents, records, reports and compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Prepares workpapers to properly record and summarize the results of detailed audit testing and expresses an opinion on the outcome of detailed testing.
  • Prepares written reports that reflect audit results and document processes. Provides recommendations to improve effectiveness of operations, reliability of financial information and compliance with applicable directives and regulations.
  • Conducts follow-up audits to monitor implementation of management’s action plans.
  • Understands and adheres to Rowan University’s ethics and compliance standards as they appear in the University’s Statement of Principles, Ethics Policy, and Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Performs and completes audit assignments as directed by the Director of Internal Audit, as well as other tasks that may be assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
  • An ability to think critically, prioritize efforts using a risk-based approach, and drive positive change.
  • Ability to observe and understand business processes and apply risk and control concepts to develop an effective audit strategy.
  • Ability to analyze, understand and interpret complex financial and non-financial data and to compile detailed reports.
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Effective verbal and written communications.
  • Strong organization and follow-up skills including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet all deadlines and commitments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers and to work effectively in a professional team environment of a small internal audit department.
  • Proactive in researching business best practice concepts in order to apply as appropriate.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • Previous auditing experience (i.e., internship experience) is desirable but not required.
  • Recent graduate, or one to three (1-3) years of working experience as Internal Auditor.
  • Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diverse people and abilities. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
  • Only completed online applications submitted on or before the posted deadline will be considered.
Advertised: Jun 1 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 22 2023 11:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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