Internal Auditor (37603) EXTENDED

Northern Illinois University
January 22, 2023
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Offerd Salary:$53,000 to $58,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Position Information

Posting Detail Information

Working Position Title Internal Auditor (37603) EXTENDED

Classification Title Internal Auditor Position Number 00037603 Open Date 12/22/2022 Close Date 01/22/2023 Priority Review Date Business Unit Description Civil Service Full-Time/Part Time Full-Time FTE 1.00 Position Status Regular FLSA Exempt Job code 0585 Union Representation Non-Union Union Code N/A Unit/Department Internal Audit College/Unit Internal Audit Division Univ Administrative Services Location LH 105 Link to Department Website or Custom Search Page https: // www. niu.edu/internal-audit/index.shtml

Position Summary, Requirements, and Qualifications

Position Summary, Requirements, and Qualifications

Overview

Northern Illinois University (NIU) seeks an Internal Auditor to join our Internal Audit team. Reporting directly to the University President, the Internal Audit Department provides independent and objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the University's operations.

Northern Illinois University is a world-class, research-focused public institution that attracts students from across Illinois, the country and the world and currently serves more than 15,600 students. NIU's vision is to be an engine for innovation to advance social mobility; promote personal, professional and intellectual growth; and transform the world through research, artistry, teaching and outreach. Our mission is to empower students through educational excellence and experiential learning as we pursue knowledge, share our research and artistry, and engage communities for the benefit of the region, state, nation and world.

Join our audit team for an opportunity to make an impact and add value as our institution accomplishes these goals.

Position Summary

The internal auditor will work independently within the Internal Audit Department under the direction of the Chief Internal Auditor. The internal auditor plans the audit, examines and evaluates information, communicates results, and follows up on corrective actions taken. This is an entry level audit position and the successful candidate will perform audits that are general and more routine in nature including audit activities with a focus on financial, operations, compliance, internal controls, as well as, internal consulting. In addition, the auditor will conduct follow-up audits to ensure the value of internal and external audit recommendations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This position requires knowledge of accounting, auditing, management, and information systems to conduct audits.

  • Conduct operational audits to assess operational efficiency and effectiveness and verify compliance with University policies and procedures, state and federal laws, and other regulations.
  • Plan and execute audits of assigned organizational and functional activities of the University in accordance with the professional standards and code of ethics.
  • Draft document request lists and effectively communicate submission deadlines to document owners.
  • Conduct audit testing to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls.
  • Perform audit work timely according to the pre-approved audit budget.
  • Maintain work papers to ensure adequate documentation and evidence to support audit conclusions.
  • Develop and draft audit recommendations for the correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvements in operations, reductions in cost, and strengthen controls.
  • Examine and evaluate financial and information systems to ensure that internal controls are appropriate and records are accurate.
  • Perform or assist in the performance of special reviews at the request of management.
  • Maintain industry knowledge and skills through professional development and engagement.
  • Develop positive and collaborative business partnerships with University departments.
  • Minimum Required Qualifications (Civil Service)

    CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER 1. Any one or any combination of the following, totaling three (3) years (36 months), from the categories below: (a) College course work in information technology, accounting, business administration, finance, or a closely related field · 60 semester hours equals 1 year (12 months) · 90 semester hours equals 2 years (24 months) · 120 semester hours equals 3 years (36 months) (b) Progressively more responsible experience that provides a knowledge of generally accepted principles, theories, and practices used in internal auditing

    NOTE : Possession of a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Information Systems Security Professional certificate or a Certified Public Accountant certificate satisfies all the training/experience requirements of this class.

    KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSAs) 1. Working knowledge of the principles, theories, and practices used in internal auditing 2. Ability to detect common violations and non-compliance with laws, regulations, and policies 3. Ability to explain and interpret common irregularities 4. Ability to apply auditing principles to common work problems 5. Ability to prepare complete and accurate reports of general or routine audits

    Specialty Factors (Civil Service) Preferred Qualifications (Civil Service)

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Familiarity with professional auditing standards set forth by The Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Auditing experience or higher education experience
  • Professional certification such as CIA, CPA, CISA or CFE or willingness to pursue such
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Minimum Required Qualifications (SPS) Additional Requirements (SPS) Preferred Qualifications (SPS) Physical demands/requirements

    Appointment and Compensation Details

    Appointment and Compensation Details

    Anticipated Appointment Start Date

    Anticipated Appointment End Date Percent of Staff Year 1.00 Standard Hours Per Week 37.50 Salary Annually $53,000 to $58,000 Hourly or Semi-monthly Pay Rate/Range $2,208.33 to $2,416.67 Earn Type Salary

    Application Procedure

    Application Procedure

    Application Procedure

    Additional Position Details:

  • Please submit a writing sample of a memorandum, report, analysis, etc. that will show your writing capabilities.
  • Click on Internal Auditor for more information including salary ranges, typical duties, minimum acceptable qualifications, and testing requirements.
  • Please click on Human Resource Services – Benefits for detailed information about Northern Illinois University's benefits package.
  • Out-of-state candidates must establish Illinois residency within 180 calendar days after start date.
  • Employment is contingent upon your passing a criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
  • Application Review Details:

  • Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including employment dates and duties for all positions held. Applicable part- time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position, however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience.
  • If you have education and/or training in excess of what is required, we encourage you to upload your unofficial transcripts.
  • After the posting has closed, your submission will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the classification, including any specialty factors associated with this particular position. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register.
  • Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application. Emails will be generated from [email protected] and [email protected] Please add these emails to your address book to ensure timely delivery of any future communication.
  • We STRONGLY recommend that contact information used in your online profile be personal use, not professional/work information: personal email address, home address and phone numbers. The information that you provide is used to make contact on search updates, department referrals and interviews, etc. We must be able to relay sensitive and important information in a way that protects your privacy concerning job search activity, now and in the future.
  • Exam Details:

  • The Civil Service examination for this classification is a Credentials Assessment, and is based on your application materials as submitted for this posting. A Credential Assessment is a rating by the Human Resources Office of an applicant's/employee's education, experience and special credentials/qualifications (licenses, etc.). In order to determine an appropriate rating for each examination, a review of a résumé, cover letter, university/agency official employment application, college transcript, copies of license/certification and any other relevant material may be required.
  • Required documentation noted in the posting, such as a driver's license, licensures, or certifications MUST be uploaded with your application materials.
  • If eligible for Veteran's Preference Points, DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256 paperwork reflecting an Honorable Discharge MUST be uploaded to this application in order to receive the maximum eligible points on the Civil Service examination.
  • After assessment of all qualified applicants has been completed for this position, the names with the top three (3) scores will be referred to the hiring department for interview.
  • This position does NOT qualify for sponsorship of H1B Visa.
  • Special Instructions Quick Link to Applicant https: // employment.niu.edu/postings/68672 Is Background Check Required? Yes EEO Statement Summary

    In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

    The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

    Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator Health Services 230 [email protected] 815-753-5560

    Visa Policy

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    ADA Accommodation

    NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person's disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) at [email protected]

    Safety Information

    NIU provides annual reports on campus security and fire safety.

    Read the Annual Safety and Security Report. Contact the Ethics and Compliance Office at 815-753-1649 for a hard copy.

    Read the Fire Safety Report. Contact the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at 815-753-0404 for a hard copy.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing Sample
  • List of at least 3 References
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  • Transcripts #2 (unofficial with official required at hire)
  • Transcripts #3 (unofficial with official required at hire)
  • Certifications/Licensure #1
  • Certifications/Licensure #2
  • Certifications/Licensure #3
  • Military Discharge Documents ONLY (DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256)
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Select the answer that best describes your work experience gathering financial, operational, and internal control information. Employer Name and Employment Dates must be provided below.
  • No work experience directly related to the job function described
  • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed under guidance
  • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed independently
  • Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or résumé. (“See Résumé” is not an acceptable response.)
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Select the answer that best describes your work experience examining procedures for compliance with federal, state, and university/agency regulations and good business practice; reviewing relatively simple financial and/or management systems and procedures such as detecting deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and university/agency practices; reviewing and evaluating routine internal controls and their application in the financial and/or management operations of an institution such as an accounting system. Employer Name and Employment Dates must be provided below.
  • No work experience directly related to the job function described
  • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed under guidance
  • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed independently
  • Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or résumé. (“See Résumé” is not an acceptable response.)
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Select the answer that best describes your work experience preparing relatively simple audit programs, subject to review by supervisory/management staff. Employer Name and Employment Dates must be provided below.
  • No work experience directly related to the job function described
  • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed under guidance
  • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed independently
  • Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or résumé. (“See Résumé” is not an acceptable response.)
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Select the answer that best describes your work experience preparing detailed reports of audit findings. Employer Name and Employment Dates must be provided below.
  • No work experience directly related to the job function described
  • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed under guidance
  • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed independently
  • Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or résumé. (“See Résumé” is not an acceptable response)
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please mark all the completed degrees which you hold. Please remember to upload your unofficial transcript for all that have been marked.
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree or higher
  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
  • 0-1
  • 1-3
  • 3-5
  • 5-7
  • 7+
  • Are you currently a citizen or resident of the State of Illinois?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If applicable, have you attached a copy of your DD214, DD215, NGB22, or DD256 for consideration of Veterans Preference Points? The copy submitted should reflect the status of discharge in order to be considered.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
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