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Senior Internal Auditor - Audit & Management Advisory Services
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 27, 2022
Title Senior Internal Auditor - Audit & Management Advisory Services
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department Audit & Management Advisory Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Fiscal Services


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

Basic Requirements:


  • 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


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.


Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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