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STAFF AUDITOR

OFFICE OF INTERNAL AUDIT

OSU/A&M BOARD OF REGENTS

Stillwater, Oklahoma

Job Title

Staff Auditor

Job Summary

Serve and represent the OSU/A&M Board of Regents by conducting financial, operational, compliance, and investigative audits of the institutions governed by the Board.  Work both independently and within a team through all audit phases, from risk assessment through report writing and management consultation.  Apply experience and sound judgment to identify potential risk and control concerns.  Maintain open and timely communication with both Internal Audit and client management, working collaboratively to reach mutually agreeable solutions to any concerns noted.  Provide consultation and training to campus staff regarding internal controls and control techniques as needed. 

Institutions of higher education and related branch campuses governed by the OSU/A&M Board of Regents include

  • Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
  • Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Tulsa
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology, Okmulgee
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
  • Oklahoma State University-Tulsa
  • Connors State College, Warner
  • Langston University, Langston
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, Miami
  • Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Goodwell

The position is located on the Oklahoma State University campus in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  However, some travel to other institutions will be required.  All services are to be performed in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing; the Institute of Internal Auditors Code of Ethics; and office policies, practices, and procedures.

Specific Job Duties

1.       Complete assigned audits and special projects within the budget allotment, including any approved revisions.

2.       Ensure that audit objectives are met and that adequate, practical audit coverage is achieved.

3.       Conduct research and interviews to gain an understanding of current and best practices, rules, and guidance for areas under audit.    

4.       Utilize data analytics software as part of the audit procedures.

5.       Review transactions, documents, records, reports, and methods for fraud detection, compliance, accuracy, and effectiveness. 

6.       Prepare work papers that record and summarize data on the assigned audits.

7.       Submit well written and “best effort” audit reports.

8.       Communicate regularly with audit management, ensuring that unforeseen issues are addressed in a timely manner during fieldwork. 

9.       Evaluate the adequacy of management’s corrective actions taken to improve deficient conditions.

10.     Develop and nurture effective working relationships with institution management, as well as co-workers, facilitating the effective flow of information from operating management to the Chief Audit Executive.

11.     Comply with the Institute of Internal Auditors Code of Ethics.

12.     Perform other duties as assigned.

Prerequisites

Education

Bachelor's degree, preferably majoring in accounting, finance, or business, from an accredited four-year college or university.  A graduate degree or additional education in information technology considered a plus.

Experience

Entry level position with no prior audit experience required.  Relevant work experience in internal audit or closely related work experience in the higher education industry or public accounting is considered beneficial.  

Certification

Certification as a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor is preferred, or a willingness to obtain one of these certifications upon employment. 

Professional Skills Required

  1. Proficiency in financial accounting principles and techniques.
  2. Ability to apply generally accepted auditing standards and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, as well as other authoritative guidance contained in the International Professional Practices Framework.
  3. Ability to exercise proper judgment, tact, and leadership to successfully manage multiple on-going audit projects.
  4. Understanding of management principles in order to recognize and evaluate the materiality and significance of deviations from “good business practice.”
  5. Appreciation and understanding of the fundamentals of such subjects as public higher education, state government, accounting, health sciences, economics, commercial law, finance, taxation, quantitative methods, and computerized information systems.
  6. Proficiency in the use of computers, including word processing, spreadsheets, data analytics, and flowcharting applications.
  7. Superior skills in written and oral communication.

Personal Attributes Needed for This Position

  • Professional judgment and maturity
  • Objectivity and integrity
  • Able to maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Enthusiasm, energy, and a constructive attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to develop the goodwill and respect of others
  • Helpful and cooperative with others, both clients and co-workers
  • Self-motivated, reaches for responsibility
  • Understands people and their points of view
  • Innovative thinker that finds new ways of addressing problems

How to Apply

The OSU/A&M Board offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience), excellent benefits, and a varied and rewarding work environment.Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.To be considered for this position, please submit a current resume and letter of interest to:

Staff Auditor Search

OSU/A&M Board of Regents

Office of Internal Audit

301 Whitehurst

Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078

The OSU/A&M Board of Regents is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-Verify employer committed to diversity, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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STUDENT AUDIT INTERN

OFFICE OF INTERNAL AUDIT

OSU/A&M BOARD OF REGENTS

Stillwater, Oklahoma

Part-time Position:

  • Intern expected to work a minimum of 15 hours per week (20 hours is preferred).
  • Employment is expected during regular Oklahoma State University semester sessions. Intern may also work during semester breaks, if desired and approved by management.
  • Internship may be renewed each semester, contingent upon satisfactory performance and successful completion of current semester.
  • Pay rate is $10/hour

Enrollment Status:

  • Sophomore or Junior
  • Full-time or part-time student
  • Accounting major
  • Minimum GPA 3.0

Specific Job Duties:

  1. Research and gather information.
  2. Collect, analyze, and present data and information effectively.
  3. Use technology to improve the effectiveness of assignments, increase efficiencies, and quickly complete work objectives.
  4. Self-check work to ensure accuracy prior to submitting for review.
  5. Assist in assigned duties for conducting internal audits and follow-up audit work.
  6. Assist in the performance of special assignments as requested.

Professional Skills Required:

  • Professional judgment and maturity
  • Objectivity and integrity
  • Able to maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Enthusiasm, energy, and a constructive attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to develop the goodwill and respect of others
  • Helpful and cooperative with others, both clients and co-workers
  • Self-motivated, reaches for responsibility
  • Understands people and their points of view
  • Innovative thinker that finds new ways of addressing problems
  • Appropriate business casual dress is expected (No t-shirts, shorts, or athletic wear)

To apply:

Send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and semester schedule to audits@okstate.edu.  Position will remain open until filled.

OSU/A&M Board of Regents

Office of Internal Audit

301 Whitehurst

Stillwater, OK 74078-1024

405-744-6100

The OSU/A&M Board of Regents is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-Verify employer committed to diversity, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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