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Internal Auditor 3 - req# 8334

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 4/10/2019
Job Reference #: 8334

Job Description

Internal Auditor 3

Requisition IDreq8334
Working TitleInternal Auditor 3
Position Grade15
Position Summary

Performs complex operational, compliance, financial, and investigative audits and provides management advisory services. Provides guidance and review of lower level auditors. Errors made in this position can cause substantial expense and affect the accuracy and value of an audit.

1. Develops audit plans and performs initial and follow-up audits in accordance
with professional standards.
2. Reviews and evaluates operations and completes work-papers to document
work performed.
3. Evaluates audit findings; prepares and presents the results of audit work and
recommendations to management in the form of oral and written communications.
4. Coordinates and interacts with Regents, administrators, faculty, and staff,
and with external audit and law enforcement agencies, as needed; may be
required to testify in court; may also be required to interact with
university students and alumni, and with vendors doing business with the
5. Coordinates and interacts with audit firms performing external audits of
university financial statements.
6. Consults with and advises university administrators, faculty, and staff on
operational and administrative issues.
7. May supervise and/or lead lower graded staff and/or student employees.
8. Keeps abreast of university policies and procedures, current developments in
accounting and auditing professions, and changes in local, state, and federal
laws, as applicable.
9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

See the Position Description for additional information.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Must maintain certification status.
  • Must be Bondable.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Electronic work paper software experience.

Data analytics experience.

CISA and/or CFE certification Information system auditing experience.

2 or more years of audit or fraud investigation experience.

2 or more years of senior audit experience as well as internal audit experience.

Advanced or higher working level in spreadsheet, word processing and database
software applications.

Knowledge of university and/or public auditing policies, standards, and procedures

Additional RequirementsAbility to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Spreadsheet software skills to quantify and illustrate routine financial reports, comparisons, impacts, and/or projections. Ability to supervise and train assigned staff. Ability to analyze and solve problems. Ability to document work in progress. Ability to effectively communicate accounting information, policies, and/or procedures in a manner easily understood by the customer. Knowledge of court processes and legal documentation requirements. Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions. Ability to provide legal depositions and testimony. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Ability to analyze processes and make recommendations for improvements. Ability to persuade and influence others. Knowledge of university and/or public auditing policies, standards, and procedures. Knowledge of current changes and/or developments in applicable federal, state, local laws, and university policies and procedures. Knowledge of governmental financial statements auditing and workpaper review.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentInternal Audit Department (676A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$4,738.93 - $5,833.33 Monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date4/1/2019
Application InstructionsPlease complete the online application. A complete application will consist of current resume, cover letter and a list of at least three (3) references. Applicants must provide names and contact information for professional references. Please describe in your cover letter how you meet the qualifications and additional requirements listed in this job advertisement. Finalists should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts, licensure and certifications if selected for hire.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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