Middle Tennessee State University is seeking a Chief Audit Executive responsible for working with management to assess the effectiveness of controls that management is responsible for establishing and maintaining. Provide an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the university's operations. Plan and conduct financial, operational and compliance audits to determine the adequacy of the institution's systems of internal control; the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of financial administrative and academic management; and the degree of compliance with State and institutional policies and procedures as well as applicable federal or other local laws and regulations. Conduct special investigations as requested, and make recommendations for improved controls, operating procedures, accounting records, and systems design. Perform administrative and budgetary functions for the Department of Audit and Consulting Services. Interact with high level officers of the institution on matters of policies and procedures.
Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting or related field required. Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor required.
Required Related Experience
Eight (8) years progressively responsible experience in public accounting, internal auditing, or governmental accounting; two years supervisory experience; experience in working with large computerized accounting systems required.
Middle Tennessee State University, situated at the geographic center of the State of Tennessee, is the number one (#1) producer of graduates for the Greater Nashville economy and is the top destination for transfer students in Tennessee. The University occupies more than 1,000 acres in Rutherford County and is comprised of a main campus, an agricultural campus, an aerospace facility at the Murfreesboro Airport, and the Miller Horse Science Center.
Composed of eight (8) undergraduate colleges, MTSU offers more than 40 academic departments and over 140 degree programs. The College of Graduate Studies also offers more than 100 degree programs. The University Honors College is the first in the state and provides an immersive and rigorous academic experience for high-ability students. MTSU is continually named a “military-friendly” university by G.I. Jobs magazine. On July 1, 2013, MTSU moved to Conference USA from the Sun Belt Conference, where it has won nine (9) All-Sports trophies and more than 50 conference championships.
Founded on September 11, 1911, as Middle Tennessee State Normal School, it was one of three teacher preparatory schools in Tennessee. Today, MTSU is a C...arnegie Research Doctoral University receiving regional, national, and international acclaim for its variety of distinctive program offerings.