Internal Auditor - Internal Audit Dept

Location
Suwanee, GA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 22, 2019
Ref
59103
Position Type:
Office Professionals/ Internal Auditor

Date Posted:
2/21/2019

Location:
Instructional Support Center

Job Code: Internal Auditor - 030258 Standard Hours: 40 Department: Internal Audit Dept - 252514 Empl Class: NA Minimum Salary: $48,493.00/Annually

Maximum Salary: $74,578.00/Annually

Scheduled Days: 246

Target Openings: 1

   License and Certification Qualifications: Valid Georgia driver?s license required. Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) preferred.

Education Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related field required.

Experience Qualifications: Five years of experience in accounting, auditing, or a related field required. Local school system experience preferred.

Skills Qualifications: Ability to communicate with others in an effective and tactful manner; business acumen; problem identification and solution skills; attention to detail; ability to transfer knowledge of audit and accounting principles into audit performance; ability to analyze data; ability to effectively utilize productivity software including spreadsheet, word processing, and graphical presentation programs on a computer; strong organizational skills; accuracy with figures and records; and ability to effectively write various reports or other written communications.

Primary Responsibilities: Perform the examination of financial records and documents of the school district to ensure proper internal control is maintained and to ensure conformance with school board polices and administrative procedures as well as present reports on the results of examinations to audit management and school district management and perform other operational and special audits.

1. Plan and conduct audits of annual examinations of each local school's financial records within budgeted time frame.
a. Prepare and update the standard audit program and related checklists.
b. Communicate audit work plan to local schools and execute the approved plan at each local school.
c. Review examination results with each school principal and bookkeeper in a close-out conference.
d. Prepare formal audit reports for approval by the Assistant Director of Internal Audit and Director of Internal Audit for issuance to the CEO/Superintendent and other individuals as appropriate.
e. Prepare comprehensive working papers for each audit and review working papers prepared by audit support staff.
f. Complete appropriate corrective actions to address audit file review notes provided by the Assistant Director of Internal Audit.
g. Perform interim audit work at new schools or other schools when warranted.

2. Assist and conduct other special, functional, program, and/or operational audits.
a. Execute audit program at selected locations and communicate and discuss with the Assistant Director of Internal Audit any complex issues that require resolution or if fraud is suspected.
b. Prepare comprehensive working papers for each audit and review working papers prepared by audit support staff.
c. Review and approve draft audit report for subsequent approval by the Assistant Director of Internal Audit and Director of Internal Audit for issuance to the CEO/Superintendent and other individuals as appropriate.

3. Assist and conduct annual inventory audits within budgeted time frame.
a. Prepare and update standard inventory audit program.
b. Execute audit program for all school district inventories including building maintenance, vehicle maintenance, school food nutrition, district warehouse, and property warehouse.
c. Prepare comprehensive working papers for each audit and review working papers prepared by audit support staff.
d. Communicate and discuss with the Assistant Director of Internal Audit any complex issues that require resolution or if fraud is suspected.

4. Assist and conduct periodic financial and operational audits throughout the district.
a. Develop audit program and communicate with the Assistant Director of Internal Audit, Director of Internal Audit, division head, appropriate department director(s), and/or school administration concerning audit plans.
b. Execute audit plan and evaluate progress of audit with the Assistant Director of Internal Audit.
c. Review audit results and draft audit report with the Assistant Director of Internal Audit, Director of Internal Audit, division head, department director(s), and/or school administration as appropriate.
d. Prepare comprehensive working papers for each audit and review working papers prepared by audit support staff.

5. Perform other related duties as assigned.
a. Assist in update of annual audit work plan.
b. Prepare management reports as needed to analyze work plan progress.
c. Assist in development of report of local school audit results for submission to the CEO/Superintendent.
d. Maintain time records for each assignment.
e. Provide guidance to other audit department personnel in various audits as requested.
f. Assist with the fieldwork of district external auditors, when warranted.
g. Attend seminars, workshops, and conferences and research and review professional literature to increase proficiency in audit techniques and maintain appropriate continuing education credits as required by professional audit standards.

6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is also required to talk, hear, stand, and walk. The employee may be required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, and/or reach. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to operate a motor vehicle in performance of duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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