Perform internal audits, including the execution of strategic, operational, financial and compliance audits
Execute risk-based audits evaluating controls and processes for scalability, effectiveness, efficiency, and risk mitigation strategies
Work independently to plan, perform and execute audits of departments
Conduct internal audits on a periodic basis to ensure all major systems are reviewed regularly
Determine that the College's overall system of internal control and the controls in each departmental unit or activities under audit are adequate, effective, efficient and functioning properly
Confirms compliance with expenditures of externally sponsored grants and contracts in accordance with federal, state, institutional or other agency guidelines.
Identify internal control deficiencies based upon analysis of the audit evidence prepared and develop recommendations to address the relevant risk.
Monitor and report on the status and findings of audits
Prepare audit working papers in appropriate formats that clearly demonstrate the testing, objective, and work performed.
Develop and communicate audit observations, recommendations, process improvement opportunities, and best practices and obtain management responses
Lead relevant portions of meetings when discussing audit results and appropriate action plans addressing risk areas with the process owners and management of the area audited
Demonstrate appropriate professional skepticism by asking clarifying questions and analyzing information presented by management.
A Bachelor's in Accounting, or a related business field with at least twenty hours of coursework in Accounting is required:
At least 10 years of experience in accounting and/or auditing is required.
Relevant certification, such as a certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is required.
Intimate knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications and programs, such as Excel, Word, Access, etc. as well as their applicability in an accounting environment is required.
Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze, summarize, draw appropriate conclusions and effectively present data is required.
Master's degree in Accounting or a related business field with at least twenty hours of coursework in Accounting is preferred.
A minimum of 5-8 years of experience conducting external audits, IT audits and/or internal audits is preferred.
Experience auditing sponsored grant programs, process improvement, as well as planning and organizing a detailed audit plan is desired.
Banner experience is desired but not required.
A high aptitude in accountancy and a good understanding of computer accounting software, such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, or Banner.
The ability to understand, interpret and apply accounting principles is required.
The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to organize effectively and to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Ability to maintain productive internal and external relationships.
Strong leadership skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with administrators, faculty and staff in obtaining audit evidence is desired.
Accuracy and attention to detail is required.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Quick Link: 5540
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Employee Group: Professional
Affirmative Action Statement:
St. Louis Community College is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
St. Louis Community College is the largest community college system in Missouri and the second largest institution of higher education in the state with current credit enrollment each semester of almost 30,000 students. The College is accredited by the North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission. The College includes four campuses, three education centers and district administrative offi...ces enrolling 20,000 students. We offer 15 college-transfer and 90-plus career programs in the areas of art and design, business, civil and community service, engineering and technology, health and office professions; plus continuing education, developmental, and business/industrial training programs. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff