Internal or Senior Internal Auditor
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Full-time Accounting
Posted on June 15, 2022
The Internal Auditor performs detailed auditing assignments of University operations to determine their efficiency and effectiveness. Assists Director and higher-level auditors in a variety of audit functions such as: reviewing controls, policies and procedures, investigating documents, records, accounts, operations, costs, and related factors. Verifies adherence to University guidelines, policies, procedures and governmental and legal requirements. Assists in walkthroughs and documenting processes, identifying risks, evaluating control activities, and assessing results. Documents audit findings, identifies deviations and exceptions, and provides basic recommendations for improvements and revisions in procedures. Prepares reports that present the results of audits and recommended corrective actions clearly and concisely. May work with outside auditors to support the external auditing function.
The Senior Internal Auditor performs auditing duties of a highly developed nature requiring advanced professional knowledge and experience in auditing principles and practices. Conducts financial, compliance and operational audits of University organizations, departments and functions to determine the adequacy of controls, the degree of compliance with established policies and procedures, and the effectiveness and efficiency of the area under review. Performs walkthroughs and documents processes, identifies risks, evaluates control activities, and assesses results. Determines the nature and extent of auditing required; adjusts or extends audit programs where necessary. Coordinates the preparation of reports summarizing audit results. Makes recommendations regarding corrective action and reviews audit findings with managers. Conducts, or is responsible for, project staff involved in the examination of University activities. Provides work leadership to lower level auditing personnel on complex audits. Reviews their progress and work for adequacy, method, and procedures. May act as Audit Supervisor for an audit team assigned to specific functional or operational areas. Plans methods to be followed in the conduct of audits, recommends activities to be examined, the extent of examination and establishes completion schedules. Assists external auditors as necessary.