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To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2020. 

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Under the direction of the Chief Audit Executive and/or Director of the UW System Office of Internal Audit, this position is responsible for assisting management in the effective discharge of their responsibilities by assisting in the independent completion of audits related to the UW System under the supervision and support of experienced auditors. This position is expected to conform to the Internal Audit Charter, the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Code of Ethics, and other auditing standards implemented by the Office of Internal Audit. This position may require periodic travel. *According to the preference of the incumbent, this position may be located in Madison, Milwaukee, or Northeastern Wisconsin.

Position Responsibilities

  • Execute audits at institutions.
  • Document and communicate the results of fieldwork.
  • Participate in professional development training opportunities.
  • Perform follow-up reviews to determine the implementation status of recommendations including corrective action taken to improve deficient conditions.

Minimum Qualifications

In order to be considered for this position, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, finance or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Well-qualified applicants will also have the following:

  • Experience conducting or assisting with audits.
  • Expert knowledge or progress towards a certification such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, with special emphasis on the Integrated Framework of Internal Control published by COSO.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Technical skills in data extraction from multiple and un-integrated datasets, analysis, statistical inference, sample and in synthesizing information to draw conclusions.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), planning, organizational, prioritization, problem-solving, critical thinking, analytical, and customer service skills.
  • Experience in a higher education environment

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2020. 

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The University of Wisconsin System Administration is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.