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Staff Auditor
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 19, 2022
Title Staff Auditor
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Internal Audit
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Fiscal Services

Position Summary

The University at Buffalo is seeking a Staff Auditor to work directly with the Assistant Director of Internal Audit.

Duties and Responsible Include:
    • Prepare or assist in preparing professionally sound audit plans, which provide direction for the efficient and effective conduct of the audit. This requires familiarity with the auditee’s operations, identifying areas of greatest risk or significance in those operations, which will define the scope of the audit, and developing an appropriate professional approach for examining those areas selected for review
    • Perform agreed upon audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, reviewing an analyzing evidence, and documenting work papers
    • Obtain sufficient, appropriate evidence to support findings, conclusions and recommendations resulting from the audit. This requires continual application of judgment in ensuring professional standards are satisfied
    • Apply IIA standards throughout the audit process
    • Monitor the day-to-day progress on work assigned and update management regarding the status of audits in progress
    • Communicates or assists in communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management.
    • Maintain proficiency in audit standards, policies and procedures;
    • Remain current with the ever-changing audit profession, including new approaches to evaluate and report on issues related specifically to Universities;
    • Maintain current knowledge of relevant University, regulatory and industry
    • Information and accounting and auditing standards and pronouncements;
    • Perform special projects and other duties at the request of management
    • Perform data analytics to determine areas of risk, identify anomalies


Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • One year of auditing experience and a thorough understanding of Internal Controls
  • Excellent written, communication, and verbal skills.

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