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The Director of Internal Audit is an exempt, full-time administrator position which reports to the Chief Compliance Officer.
The Director of Internal Audit directs the daily operations of the Internal Audit Office including performing financial, compliance, operational audits, and investigative audits in accordance with accepted professional standards. The incumbent assesses compliance of institutional policies and procedures and adherence to applicable federal and state laws and regulations. This position performs all aspects of the audit process, including planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow up as well as provide recommendations for improving accountability, performance, and efficiency of operations. The incumbent provides independent objective, assurance, and consultation designed to improve operations and internal controls. Additionally, the Director serves as the initial contact for Ethics Point Hotline and triage ethics reports with appropriate constituents.
This role may work some evening and weekend work hours as needed. The position performs other duties as assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Director of Internal Audit.
Specific Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field required from an accredited four-year college or university.Minimum of 7 years progressive experience in relevant independent audit, risks, and business experience. Experience in managing independent audits is highly desirable.Thorough knowledge of management and the principles and practices of internal auditing, general accounting theory, internal control principles and concepts, and the IIA International Professional Practices Framework. Demonstrated ability to identify solutions and generate recommendations that improve accountability, performance, and efficiencies.Ability to work effectively with policy makers, administrators, faculty, and staff while maintaining objectivity and credibility.Proven ability to work independently, make appropriate business decisions and navigate a matrix organization to deliver results.Possess a full understanding of the audit lifecycle; experience using computerized auditing tools and programs.
General Requirements: Proficiency in the Microsoft Office application, including Word, PowerPoint, Access or the equivalents; possess an intermediate to advance knowledge in Excel.Good to excellent organization skills, and the ability to perform a wide variety of audits. Proven ability to communicate at the expert level, orally and in writing, on complex issues; proven ability to make presentations to senior management.
Desired: Work experience in higher education desired, and a CPA, CIA or CISA certification is highly desired. Experience with fraud or investigative audits.Knowledge and understanding of the disaster recovery, business continuity, and general to broad knowledge of information technology controls.
Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.
Successful completion of criminal background and credit checks are required for final candidate.
Chapman University is one of California's oldest and most respected private universities, offering distinguished undergraduate and graduate degrees in the context of a liberal arts and sciences university. For more than 150 years, Chapman University has served as a symbol of educational access and excellence in the state of California. Founded as Hesperian College in 1861 in Woodland, California b...y members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), we admitted men and women and people of color from our earliest days. Endowed by the Valencia orange magnate Charles Clarke Chapman, the institution changed its name to Chapman College in 1934, and by 1954 had moved to the former campus of Orange Union High School in Orange, California. The college again extended higher educational access when it began offering classes to military personnel at El Toro Marine Base.In 1965, Chapman took undergraduate education to the high seas when it began running World Campus Afloat, the program that would eventually become Semester at Sea, a tradition that continues at Chapman through our world-wide study abroad programs.Since our founding, Chapman has grown into a highly regarded university that attracts high-achieving undergraduate and graduate students from all over the United States, and more than 60 nations around the world.Our mission statement: To provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens.