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Staff Auditor I


The Staff Auditor assists in financial, information technology, operational, performance, compliance and other audits or reviews as assigned. Under the supervision of departmental leadership, the Staff Auditor will participate in the planning, fieldwork, testing and data analysis, interviewing, evaluation of internal control processes, identification of observations, and preparation of reports in accordance with Office of Internal Audit (OIA) procedures and applicable professional auditing standards.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Assist in conducting audits and reviews including assessing risks; evaluating internal control design and effectiveness; executing audit programs, work plans, and performing fieldwork, testing and data analysis.
  • Prepare work papers and reports consistent with audit plan procedures with a high level of technical accuracy, grammatical accuracy and structure, in adherence to OIA procedures and applicable and professional auditing standards.
  • Provide updates to supervisor on status of assigned work including immediate communication of any issues or challenges.
  • Assist in assessing the impact of internal control deficiencies and develop recommendations.
  • Effectively meet agreed-upon audit and review completion timelines, while also participating in other organizational initiatives.
  • Identify opportunities for reducing costs, improving processes, and enhancing the University’s image in the community.
  • Ensure that the internal audit quality assurance requirements as promulgated by the IIA and related professional standards are followed, practiced and support any independent external assessments.
  • Maintain professional proficiency via continuing professional education, participating in professional associations, while staying abreast of leading practices, industry trends, and emerging risks.
  • Assist in the preparation of an annual risk assessment.
  • Participate in investigations as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, economics, or related field.

Licensure and Certification



This position does not typically have supervisory responsibility.


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