Audit & Management Advisory Services (AMAS) conducts risk-based internal audits and offers management consulting to add value and support Tufts University's mission. The scope of internal audits includes the University's operations, business and financial processes, research administration and information systems. We provide assurance to senior management and the Trustee Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee concerning the effectiveness of internal controls and whether resources are being efficiently and effectively utilized, assets are being properly safeguarded, and whether effective compliance exists with regards to certain regulatory obligations.
What You'll Do
The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for performing audits and consulting engagements in accordance with AMAS' internal policies and procedures and the Institute of Internal Auditors' (IIA) Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and its Code of Ethics. Under the direction of the AMAS Associate Director, independently plans audits, and reviews, evaluates and makes recommendations to management regarding the effectiveness of its systems of internal controls associated with the academic, research and financial operations of the University. Responsible for maintaining adequate audit documentation and drafting audit reports. May also team up with other AMAS staff to conduct audits that have large areas of scope. Participates in responding to management requests for specific consultations on operational and internal control matters.
What We're Looking For
Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field
Certification as a CIA or CPA
5 - 7 years of experience in public accounting, internal auditing, compliance, or related field
Strong aptitude for working with databases and learning new technology.
Experience with data mining tools such as ACL
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications
Strong analytical skills and inquisitiveness
Ability to think critically and exercise professional skepticism, judgement, and discretion
Outstanding interpersonal, time management, oral and writing skills
Ability to work both independently and collegially with the AMAS team and audit clients
Desire to learn and master auditing software and electronic workpapers application
Display a positive and professional demeanor
Internal auditing experience in higher education, a sponsored research organization or a not-for-profit entity
MBA or MA
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.