The Internal Control Officer/Contract Manager reports directly to the Associate Vice President of Business Compliance. He/she will be responsible for helping to ensure that: (1) an adequate system of internal controls is in place; (2) operational risks are assessed within organizational units; and, (3) regulatory and contractual requirements are met consistently in a proactive manner. In addition, she/he will develop and actively manage vendor agreements as well as perform audits on internal operations and controls. This is a Management Confidential position.
There are two specific areas of focus:
- Internal Control Reviews:
- Manage all facets of the NYS Internal Control Program at SUNY Old Westbury including requisite vulnerability or risk assessments, periodic reviews, and any required certifications by outside agencies such as the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) and strengthen the College’s internal control program, including developing training and communication program.
- Conduct independent reviews of internal processes and related documentation to assess compliance with regulatory and College policies and procedures, including research, response and corrective action follow-up.
- Perform a variety of tests and analyses during such reviews including flow-charting, compliance and substantive testing, sampling, etc., using established audits standards, procedures and techniques.
- Coordinate and respond to all external audits. Ensure timely accumulation of pre-audit request materials, coordinate interviews, ensure timely follow-up to additional information requests, coordinate/attend audit update meetings, and coordinate development and approval of responses.
- Review internal policies and procedures and existing laws, rules and regulations to determine applicable compliance and the adequacy of underlying internal controls.
- Develop and write new policies and update existing policies as needed.
- Document work in accordance with departmental and professional standards.
- Perform other special assignments as directed.
- Contract Management:
- Develop and coordinate new agreements and requests for proposals, in accordance to regulatory policies.
- Authorize contractual payments.
- Monitor and analyze vendor and College compliance with contractual commitments, including performing audits of vendors’ records to determine compliance to agreement stipulations.
- Liaison between the College and current vendors on a day-to-day basis, as necessary.
- Develop a structured contractual performance reporting system for the College’s portfolio of contracts.
- Develop and implement methods, tools and system enhancements for innovative approaches to ensure contract compliance.
A cover letter with a resume and contact information for three (3) references should be submitted online at: https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com
Only applications submitted online will be considered. Previous candidates need not apply.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: extended to March 17, 2017
The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
The State University of New York, College at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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