Annual salary depending on eligible experience which is defined by the current compensation plan.
4 Year Degree
Title: Director of Internal Audit
Institution: Jackson State Community College
The overall purpose of the Internal Auditor role is to assist JSCC in accomplishing its goals by providing objective and relevant assurance regarding risk management, control, and governance processes to management and the board. The mission of internal audit is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight.
45% - Conduct audits and reviews according to the annual audit plan approved by the TBR Audit Committee, including special reviews as requested by college leadership or TBR; other necessary engagements; and investigations related to reports of fraud, waste, and abuse in compliance with the Standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors. - (Essential)
10% - Provide management advisory services, including interpreting TBR policies and guidelines, state and federal laws and regulations, and contractual agreements. - (Essential)
10% - Participate in TBR SWIA Subcommittees and complete special requests from TBR. Attend training and conferences provided by TBR and other associations to complete the required CPE. - (Essential)
5% - Plan and manage the Internal Audit department budget, considering the college’s strategic plan and funding, including continuing professional education necessary for the required professional certifications. - (Marginal)
5% - Evaluation of institutional controls to determine their effectiveness and efficiency, recommendation of improvements to controls, operations, and risk mitigation resolutions, and determination of compliance with internal policies and procedures, state and federal laws, and government regulations are among its key responsibilities - (Marginal)
5% - Develop audit programs, internal control questionnaires, audit procedures, and work papers, and prepare audit reports. - (Marginal)
5% - Provide advisory services for questions related to the college’s risk assessment process as management needs. - (Marginal)
5% - Conduct year-end cash counts and other closing procedures at year-end as necessary for State Audit. - (Essential)
5% - Assess institutional risks and develop an annual audit plan considering the auditor’s risk assessment results, management’s risk assessment, input from management, and requirements from TBR. Submit quarterly revised audit plans to the TBR Audit Committee through TBR System-wide Internal Audit (SWIA). - (Marginal)
5% - Submit monthly audit recommendation logs to the TBR Audit Committee through TBR SWIA for all Internal Audit and Comptroller’s Office audit recommendations. - (Essential)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to analyze and interpret TBR, state, and federal laws, policies and guidelines. Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills. Possess effective personal computing skills, including Microsoft Office software programs. Possess effective analytical skills. Proven ability to exercise professional judgment in evaluating information and making recommendations.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered for this position we require an attached resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts.
A completed satisfactory background check will be required before hire.
Jackson State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age status as a protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities.
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting or a related business field from a regionally accredited institution. Active CPA or CIA certification is required. At least 5 years of professional experience in auditing; up to 2 years of professional experience in accounting or a related business field may be substituted for 2 years in auditing. Demonstrated professional experience in managing project(s). Documented experience working independently.
Master’s Degree in Accounting or a related business field from a regionally accredited institution. Experience working or auditing in higher education. Experience working with or auditing a complex Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, including Ellucian Banner. Other related professional certifications. Documented professional supervisory experience.
The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) is Tennessee's largest higher education system, governing 40 post-secondary educational institutions with over 200 teaching locations. The TBR system includes 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology, providing programs to students across the state, country and world.