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Internal Auditor

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Executive/Administrative, Staff



Requested Start Date:

April 1, 2018

Pay Range:


Up to $75,000.00, Commensurate with experience  

Normal Work Schedule:

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday; Some evenings and weekends required

Essential Functions:

• Responsible for all internal audit functions, for developing and initiating audit procedures and schedules that focus on reliability of management controls including fiscal operations, grants and contracts, ensuring compliance with established internal policies and procedures, and in compliance with federal and state laws, rules, regulations, guidelines and best practices.
• Identifies audit issues and develop appropriate recommendations to strengthen controls, correct deficiencies, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of existing operational controls.
• Provides statistical analysis, and the proper study and evaluation of existing internal controls to determine compliance with appropriate regulations, policies and procedures with ensuing detailed evaluation reports.
• Prepares quarterly reports and presents to senior management and the Board of Trustees.
• Reviews internal policies, procedures, and records for their adequacy to accomplish intended goals and objectives
• Appraises the adequacy of the actions taken by the university to correct reported deficient conditions, reviewing and approving adequate corrective action; work closely with appropriate management personnel on action(s) considered inadequate until there has been a satisfactory resolution of the matter.
• Performs independent audits that include reviewing the effectiveness of operations to ensure reliability and integrity of financial and operational information, effectiveness of operations, safeguarding of assets, and compliance with laws, regulations, and contracts.
• Provides education to faculty and staff regarding conduct that is allowable and disallowable for general financial procedures and individual contracts and grants.
• Prepares, disseminates, and discusses with the University’s leadership, objective summary reports/assessments of resulting evaluations and recommendations from audits to aid administrators, faculty and staff in ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the university’s operations, specifically its internal control structure.
• Oversees the coordination of external audit efforts. Provides assistance in gathering requested information or documents requested by external auditors and provides other assistance, as requested in order to expedite the auditing process.
• Prepares statement of revenues and expenditures of intercollegiate athletic program, as required by the NCAA.
• Prepares reports annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), including gender equity report to the NCAA, and reports as required by the Department of Education.
• Performs as the University Records Retention Officer and is responsible for annual reporting.
• Prepares statements of revenue and expenditure of Grant funds as required by the Grantor.
• Provides unbiased, objective assessments of whether university resources are managed responsibility and effectively to achieve intended results.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:


• Master’s degree in business, accounting, finance, from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by Jacksonville State University


• designated as a certified public accountant (CPA), and

• at least eight (8) years’ servicing as an auditor, chief accountant, or senior level financial advisor with working knowledge of financial software



• Current professional designation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or

• Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or

• Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Minimum five (5) years of directly related audit and/or university financial experience, three (3) of which were in a managerial capacity

• extensive internal audit and/or public accounting audit experience

• higher education auditing and/or governmental auditing



• Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or

• Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or

• Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcripts

Additional Information:

Supplemental Questions:


Clery Notice: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act act , the Jacksonville State University’s Police provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The JSU Annual Campus Security and Fire Report is available online at:

Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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