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Senior Internal Auditor

University of Nebraska System Lincoln, NE

Senior Internal Auditor


Job Description Summary:


This position is responsible for supporting and executing projects in the University-wide internal audit plan: planning through fieldwork, including creating individualized audit programs for university activities, developing recommendations to improve university policies and processes, and meeting with university management to discuss such recommendations. This role requires more versatility than public accounting, as projects cover areas besides just financial auditing. The position reports to Campus Internal Audit Directors on projects and overall to the Director of Internal Audit and Advisory Services (Director).


Position Details:


Position Announcement:




Qualifications & AttributesRequired Qualifications


• Bachelor’s degree that includes at least 24 semester hours of Accounting or Auditing coursework

• 3 years of internal or external audit experience

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

• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

• Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy

• Valid driver’s license


Preferred Qualifications


• Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or IT

• CPA or CIA certification

• Demonstrated understanding of risk and internal control concepts and their practical application

• Working knowledge of systems such as SAP, PeopleSoft, and the data analysis tool ACL

• Experience in higher education


Ideal candidates will demonstrate excellent independent judgement and analytical skills; strong interpersonal skills; a track record of timely completion of projects and the ability to responsibly manage competing priorities; success in collaboration and working with distributed resources/ project teams; and commitment to the ideals of a major public research university.An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge is acquired may be considered. Applicants who do not hold 24 semester hours of Accounting or Auditing are classified as Internal Audit and Advisory Analysts.


Special Instructions to Applicant:


Salary will be commensurate with education and experience starting at a minimum of $72,000/year.


This position is able to office from any one of the University campus locations in Omaha, Lincoln or Kearney.


Along with your application, please attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.


Direct questions about the position to: Direct questions about the on-line application process to: (402) 472-3701.


The University of Nebraska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


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The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. The University of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and E-Verify employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. All positions opened at the University of Nebraska are subject to veterans’ preference.


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Full-time Employee
Date Posted May 9, 2022
Date Closes June 8, 2022
Located In Lincoln, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 13-2011.02 Auditors
Zipcode 68583

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