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Associate Director, University Auditing & Advisory Services

Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 12, 2024

Associate Director

University Auditing & Advisory Services

These are exciting times at The University of Auditing & Advisory Services at Georgia State University. We are growing and we are thrilled that you are interested in being a part of our team. We are surrounded by individuals empowered to use their expertise and talents to achieve our mission to pursue excellence.

The University of Auditing & Advisory Services is seeking (1) a dedicated and experienced Associate Director.

  • A flexible work environment
  • Generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, etc.
  • A knowledge-sharing organization that works collaboratively with diverse partners.
  • Professional development opportunity and mentorship
  • A rapidly growing center within an academic setting
  • Supervise and review the work and development of staff auditors. Assist staff members in developing detailed test procedures to verify compliance with established criteria and to promote operational efficiency, simplicity, and effectiveness. Communicate the progress of the staff and all projects to the Chief Audit Officer/Director and assure proper audit protocol.
  • Assist management on internal controls and fraud prevention. Train, advise, and facilitate as team member, liaison, and fraud prevention/investigation expert. Evaluate and advise on controls over critical objectives and risks, with an emphasis on relevance to and support of GSU strategic objectives. Partner with management to foster workable, beneficial solutions. Monitor and test execution of key controls affecting the university's resources and reputation.
  • Review financial/operational processes and suggest improvements based on standards and evolving best practices.
  • Assist management in its evaluation of new systems and implementation of system upgrades in an advisory/consultative role, as needed. Coordinate the work of auditors in research and information technology areas to assure university processes and systems comply with federal regulations and other requirements. Evaluate policies and controls to assure protection of sensitive data and the maintenance of data integrity and security.
  • Assist the Chief Audit Officer/Director in developing the annual audit plan. Report on progress of the plan and prepare and submit other Board of Regents required reports.
  • Serve as auditor-in-charge for audits and special projects as assigned by Chief Audit Officer/Director, to include opening, status, and closing conferences. Communicate scope, objectives, and audit protocol to management and assist and oversee staff members in developing procedures to verify compliance and promote purposeful improvements.
  • Work with management to assess risk and ensure proper targeting of resources. Review adherence to budgets, policies, and applicable laws and regulations. Review business processes and suggest improvements based on standards and evolving best practices.
  • Assist the Chief Audit Officer/Director in performing administrative functions, to include personnel management and performance appraisals, general management functions, and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications :

Minimum Hiring Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Accounting, Business or related field and five (5) years of related experience required;
  • or a combination of education and related experience. CPA and/or CIA certification required; or other comparable certification(s) in related field.

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