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The Director of Internal Audit is an exempt, full-time administrator position which reports to the Chief Compliance Officer.
The Director of Internal Audit directs the daily operations of the Internal Audit Office including performing financial, compliance, operational audits, and investigative audits in accordance with accepted professional standards. The incumbent assesses compliance of institutional policies and procedures and adherence to applicable federal and state laws and regulations. This position performs all aspects of the audit process, including planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow up as well as provide recommendations for improving accountability, performance, and efficiency of operations. The incumbent provides independent objective, assurance, and consultation designed to improve operations and internal controls. Additionally, the Director serves as the initial contact for Ethics Point Hotline and triage ethics reports with appropriate constituents.
This role may work some evening and weekend work hours as needed. The position performs other duties as assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Director of Internal Audit.
Specific Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required from an accredited four-year college or university.Minimum of 7 years progressive experience in relevant independent audit, risks, and business experience. Experience in managing independent audits is highly desirable.Thorough knowledge of management and the principles and practices of internal auditing, general accounting theory, internal control principles and concepts, and the IIA International Professional Practices Framework. Demonstrated ability to identify solutions and generate recommendations that improve accountability, performance, and efficiencies.Ability to work effectively with policy makers, administrators, faculty, and staff while maintaining objectivity and credibility.Proven ability to work independently, make appropriate business decisions and navigate a matrix organization to deliver results.Possess a full understanding of the audit lifecycle; experience using computerized auditing tools and programs.
General Requirements: Proficiency in the Microsoft Office application, including Word, PowerPoint, Access or the equivalents; possess an intermediate to advance knowledge in Excel.Good to excellent organization skills, and the ability to perform a wide variety of audits. Proven ability to communicate at the expert level, orally and in writing, on complex issues; proven ability to make presentations to senior management.
Desired: Work experience in higher education desired, and a CPA, CIA or CISA certification is highly desired. Experience with fraud or investigative audits.Knowledge and understanding of the disaster recovery, business continuity, and general to broad knowledge of information technology controls.
Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.
Successful completion of criminal background and credit checks are required for final candidate.
Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Chapman University Mission Statement
The mission of Chapman University is to provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical, and productive lives as global citizens.
Located in the city of Orange in sunny Southern California, Chapman University is a mid-sized private university with a total undergraduate and graduate enrollment of 8,305 students. Just steps a...way from the restaurants and shops of Orange’s Historic Old Towne Plaza, Chapman’s stately, palm-treed campus is a centerpiece of this comfortable mid-sized city. Ideally situated within an hour’s drive of Los Angeles, our location provides easy access to LA and Hollywood internships, beautiful beaches, Disneyland, mountains and desert.
Our comprehensive and personal education attracts students from different backgrounds and countries from all over the world. We have students from 49 states, the U.S. territories and more than 60 different countries.
Our diverse student body combined with our small classes make it possible for you to connect across borders and backgrounds, opening your experience to different cultures and ways of viewing the world.
We emphasize the interdisciplinary study of the arts and sciences as well as professional programs, giving both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to become multidimensional, original thinkers—the kind of people who flourish in a challenging world.
Not only do we strive to connect academic areas of inquiry through interdisciplinary study, we also work to connect students to faculty and the University to the community, so that your education is personal, relevant and engaged in the larger world.