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University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas, United States (on-site)
10 days ago


Position Overview

The KU Office of Internal Audit offers work-life balance, professional development opportunities, and value-driven work to serve the University of Kansas and greater Jayhawk community. We are seeking a performance-minded individual with proven critical thinking and problem solving skills for its staff auditor position. We currently have multiple openings with a hybrid work arrangement and options to serve either the Lawrence, KS campus or the KUMC campus located in Kansas City, KS.

The staff auditor is responsible for performing internal audits of the University of Kansas to help ensure the effectiveness of operations and compliance with relevant federal, state, and university policies and procedures. Work assigned to the auditor is expected to be carried out with limited supervision. The complexity and size of audit assignments will vary significantly but may include audits that are operational, compliance, financial, or IT in nature.

Disciplines considered relevant to this position include, but are not limited to, business or public administration, journalism, statistics, economics, and the social sciences. Incumbents are expected to demonstrate excellent critical thinking skills and proficiency in data analysis, oral communication, and writing reports. Key competencies for the position include:
  • Professionalism exhibited by maintaining objectivity and confidentiality in the course of performing work
  • Written and interpersonal communication
  • Problem identification and solution
  • Data and business process analysis
  • Operational and management research skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Conflict resolution/negotiation
Job Description

70%- Perform internal audit procedures for multiple engagements in an effective and efficient manner and in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Specific duties include:
  • Implement appropriate audit methodologies and tests
  • Conduct research on subject matters related to the audit
  • Understand relevant federal, state, and university policies and procedures to assess compliance
  • Understand and document complex financial and business processes
  • Conduct interviews and meetings with audit clients and stakeholders to elicit useful, relevant, and reliable information
  • Collect and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data, extracting information that is significant to the project
  • Document information and conclusions in an organized and useful manner
  • Draft work summaries and audit reports assuring sufficient clarity, conciseness, and grammatical and spelling accuracy
  • Deliver informative, clear, and concise presentations to team members and university managers

15%- Develop a high level of technical proficiency and provide office wide support in one or more specialty areas, such as IT security, regulatory compliance, grant management, statistical analysis, data mining, fraud detection, or other relevant fields of expertise needed to conduct a full-service audit program.

10%- Consult with managers at all levels of the University to help resolve issues as requested or as identified. Developed policy guidelines for management action and financial guidance on issues as needed or requested.

5%- Perform other related duties in support of the Office of Internal Audit.Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university and one year of work experience OR a master's degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of experience.
  • Previous work or academic experience that required proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Previous work or academic experience that required effective interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills as evidenced by application materials.
  • Additional Candidate Instruction

    A complete application consists of:

    A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met
    Resume or curriculum vitae
    Three (3) Professional References

    Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Application review will begin Friday, July 29th and will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates has been identified.

    Job Information

    • Job ID: 65729019
    • Workplace Type: On-Site
    • Location:
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
    • Position Title: Staff Auditor
    • Company Name For Job: University of Kansas
    • Job Function: Academic Faculty
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