Closing Date: 04/03/2017 Salary Range: $38.25 - $54.87/hourly; $79,866 - $114,569 /annually Location: St. Paul
The Audit Manager position is responsible for developing, recommending, and implementing internal audit strategies, work plans and policies and procedures. The position directs and manages internal audit staff and contractors performing audit, fraud investigation, advisory, consulting, and data analytics projects and services for a wide variety of Minnesota State operations and activities including finance and accounting, information technology and security, human resources, and academics and student affairs. The position is responsible for developing and fostering strong collaborative working relationships and communicating audit results with key Minnesota State leaders and other stakeholders.
The position ensures department work complies with the Institute of Internal Auditor’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
The Office of Internal Auditing provides independent and objective assurance, investigative, and advisory services designed to add value and improve the organizations operations.
Apply online at the State's career website: https://www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/ , click on external candidates, and search for posting # 11914.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, management information systems, computer science, or other related degree.
Seven (7) years of professional auditing experience including conducting fraud investigations and providing consulting services.
Three (3) years of managerial or supervisory experience.
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or other relevant professional certification.
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.
Knowledge of information technology-related concepts and controls sufficient to assess key controls in technology systems.
Ability to proactively develop and foster strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders.
Ability to bring positive change through partnership, collaboration, innovation, and leadership.
Demonstrated ongoing professional development.
Master’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, management information systems, computer science, or other related degree.
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.
5 years of experience performing institutional or other research that includes collecting, analyzing, and converting data into information that supports decision-making, reporting, and benchmarking.
5 years of experience in providing consulting services.
5 years of experience conducting fraud investigations.