Closing Date: 04/06/2017 Salary Range: $35.91 - $53.22 /hourly; $74,980 - $111,123 /annually Location: St. Paul
This position serves as a lead worker responsible for designing, leading and overseeing complex mid to large size systemwide audit, consulting, advisory, fraud inquiry and investigation projects in a wide variety of operations and activities including finance and accounting, information technology and security, human resources, and academics and student affairs. The position will assign and monitor day-to-day work of staff, interns, contractors, or others. This position is responsible for developing and adapting audit tools and providing additional training to team members and staff as needed and providing feedback on project team members’ performance at the conclusion of each project.
The position is responsible for developing and fostering strong collaborative working relationships and must conduct work with independence, objectivity, and a high degree of professionalism.
The Office of Internal Auditing provides independent and objective assurance, investigative, consulting and advisory services designed to add value and improve the organizations operations.
Apply online by going to: http://www.mn.gov/careers , click on external candidates, and search for posting # 11943.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, management information systems , or other related degree.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or other relevant professional certification.
Six (6) years of professional auditing, including two (2) years of lead audit or supervisory experience.
Knowledge of the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
Written communication skills sufficient to clearly and concisely write and/or edit materials such as memos, reports, and presentations for varied audiences.
Verbal communication skills sufficient to participate in discussions and communicate ideas and procedures and present final recommendations and reports to staff, senior managers and other stakeholders.
Project management skills sufficient to manage multiple projects simultaneously, create clear and attainable project objectives, build project requirements, oversee the cost, time and scope of projects, manage project constraints, and communicate progress and end results.
Critical thinking skills sufficient to actively and skillfully conceptualize, apply, analyze, synthesize, and/or evaluate information gathered from a variety of sources
Comprehensive computer software skills sufficient to identify, query, and convert data into useful information for business decision makers.
Ability to proactively develop and foster strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders.
Demonstrated ongoing professional development.
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Analytics Professional (CAP).
Higher education industry knowledge and experience.
3 years of experience performing institutional or other research that includes collecting, analyzing, and converting data into information that supports decision-making, reporting, and benchmarking.
3 years of experience providing consulting services.
3 years of experience conducting fraud investigations.
Demonstrated skill in developing, and delivering training that engages learners and achieves learning objectives.
Knowledge of information technology-related concepts and controls sufficient to assess key controls in technology systems.
Knowledge of state and federal educational financial aid programs and compliance requirements.
Knowledge of accounting principles and concepts promulgated by the Government Accounting Standards Board, National Association of College and University Business Officers, and the American Institute of CPAs related to colleges and universities.
Demonstrated ability to develop creative and innovative audit tools, methods and best practices.
Demonstrated ability to persist and follow up to remediate and close out audit findings.