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Senior Internal Auditor
Working Title Internal Auditor
Position # A00376
Department Internal Audit
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Employment Status:
Full time (29-40 Hrs)
Type of Employment:
# of openings:
ASU-System Office
Proposed Salary Range:
Commensurate with Experience





Please note: All postings close at 12 A.M. CST on the closing date.  A-State participates in E-Verify.

Position Summary:

The Senior Internal Auditor position works under the direction of the Chief Audit Executive of the Arkansas State University System. Flexibility to office at an ASU System campus will be considered

The individual in this position is responsible for conducting fiscal, operational, and investigative audits for the university. This position is governed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, the Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), federal and state laws, as well as university operating policies and procedures

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Internal Auditor will independently develop audit programs based on audit scope, objectives, internal controls and risk assessment
  • Adequately documents audit work and determines audit evidence is sufficient to support conclusions reached
  • Execute a wide variety of audit procedures/tests
  • Accurately interpret the findings of audit procedures against defined criteria so that the work is competently and efficiently performed in accordance with professional and departmental standards
  • Review and analyze the efficiency of administrative functions, internal controls, risk management, departmental procedures and record keeping techniques to determine compliance with federal/state laws, universal operating policies and procedures, and contractual obligations
  • Follow up on previous audit exceptions to ensure corrective actions have been made
  • Assist with the overall audit department objectives
  • Assist with annual risk assessments performed at System campuses
  • Assist external auditors, as required
  • Other duties as assigned


Ability to evaluate fiscal operations and controls, identify areas of non-compliance with law or accepted procedures, and recommended corrective actions

Solid understanding of internal auditing standards, and risk assessment practices, audit principles and awareness of IIA standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing

Flexible and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and respond to requests

Maintain up to date knowledge of new audit regulations/trends, audit methodologies, best practices, and tools

Knowledge of automated accounting systems such as Banner

Ability to multi-task and grasp information quickly, and establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, staff and external contacts

Skilled in written and verbal communication, including active listening skills, as well as presenting findings and recommendations

Strong desire to learn new skills and expand his/her existing skills over time

Proficient use of computer (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred

The Internal Auditor has regular contact with university management, faculty, and staff

Travel to campuses, conferences and training sessions is required

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting or related discipline, such as Finance or Business Administration.

Five (5) years' experience in governmental auditing are preferred

Certification, or stated intent to obtain, relevant certification(s) (CPA,CGFM, CFE)

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