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Internal Auditor


Internal Auditor JobID: 56908 Position Type: Closing Date:
11/24/2018 Business Professionals/Internal Audit Date Posted:
9/18/2018 Department:
Internal Audit Date Available:
09/24/2018 Location:Area:Job Category: Hattie Mae White Bldg.NorthwestBusiness Professionals Job Code:Contract Type:Months: None12 Salary Minimum:Salary Maximum: $47,476$58,689
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  • Internal Auditor - FA0195 (rev 11 16 17).pdf
POSITION TITLE: Internal Auditor

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12M

DATE: 04/30/09

DATE OF LAST REVISION: 11/16/17

Job Code: FA0195

PAY GRADE: 27

FLSA EXEMPTION STATUS: E

Job Family – Finance & Accounting

JOB SUMMARY In accordance with IIA Global Internal Audit Competency Framework (“IIA Competencies”), conducts audits and special projects covering financial/operational areas, educational programs, and/or investigations to accomplish the mission, goals, and objectives of the department. Assists in conducting project risk assessments to design and complete the planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases of audit projects. Performs additional projects as requested by audit management.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

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1. Assists in planning and performing assigned audits, reviews, and other special projects under the general guidance of audit management:
? Analyzes risk areas and internal controls within assigned projects;
? Based on audit objectives and assessed risks, develops an audit program to test the design and effectiveness of internal controls in accordance with applicable internal auditing standards;
? Obtains sufficient evidentiary data to support conclusions and value-added audit recommendations;
? Documents the tasks performed through the use of work papers;
? Prepares reports summarizing work performed to satisfy audit objectives and reviews conclusions and recommendations with management;
? Reviews the adequacy of the corrective action taken to confirm closure of the deficient conditions.

2. Validates compliance with contractual terms, state laws & regulations, codes, and district policies and procedures.

3.Identifies opportunities to improve audit efficiencies and value-added audit recommendations.

4. Demonstrates the IIA Competencies.
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Provides consultation to management in accordance with internal auditing standards and best practices.

6. Attends professional development training to keep informed of current best practices in auditing and accounting.

7. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Houston Independent School District

Job Description

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, internal audit or other related field of study.

WORK EXPERIENCE 1 to 3 years of experience in accounting, finance, or internal audit.

TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: CPA or CIA preferred or must be eligible to sit for the CPA or CIA exam. Expected to work toward passing the CPA or the CIA exam within 2 years and obtain the certification credential within the time period used by the governing body for the certification(s). In addition, the same requirement stated for the CPA or CIA exam and related certification applies to the CFE exam and certification for internal auditors assigned to the Office of Ethics and Compliance. Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite required. Familiar with the: (1) TeamMate audit management tool, (2) Audit Command Language (ACL) data extraction and analysis tool, and (3) SAP system is desired. Be able to demonstrate the IIA Competencies, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and have working knowledge of business processes and underlying risks and controls. Effective communicator with all levels of employees and can work well in a team environment. Able to organize workplans and budgets to effectively complete project work, very familiar with work paper preparation and requirements, and able to deliver high quality work and expected deliverables within established time and budget guidelines.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.

WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work and tasks are often straightforward, routine, structured and guided by established policies and procedures. Little, if any, independent judgment is required, outside of making basic choices in the selection and application of established methods. The job receives frequent, ongoing supervision.

BUDGET AUTHORITY: No budget development activity is required.

PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made on routine matters affecting few individuals and usually within the confines of the job's own department. Specific job activities and results are typically reviewed closely. There are limited requirements for developing new ideas or changes in methods, procedures or services.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Decisions have minor, small and possibly incremental impact on the department or facility. Errors are usually discovered in succeeding operations where most of the work is verified or checked and is normally confined to a single department or phase of the organizational activities resulting in brief inconvenience.

COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Information sharing - gives and receives information such as options, technical direction, instructions and reporting results. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and coworkers in own and other departments.

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Takes routine or required customer actions to meet customer needs. Responds promptly and accurately to customer complaints, inquiries and requests for information and coordinates appropriate follow-up. May handle escalated issues passed on from coworkers or subordinates.

WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements.
Ability to carry and/or lift less than 15 pounds.