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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Auditor,Staff
Position Classification Code: C1022
Job Family: Business, Accounting and Finance
Pay Level: 09
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Performs operational, compliance and/or financial audits, investigations and management advisory services for the University system.
Standard Duties:
Develops and executes audit plans and assists on or conducts initial and follow-up audits in accordance with professional standards and ethics. Participates in all phases of engagements, including planning, fieldwork, review, and reporting. Documents work performed, develops audit findings; prepares and presents the results of audit work and recommendations to management in the form of oral and written communication. Coordinates and interacts with administrators, faculty, and staff, and with external audit and law enforcement agencies, as needed; may be required to testify in court; may be required to interact with university students and alumni, and vendors doing business with the university. Consults with and advises university administrators, faculty, and staff on operational and administrative issues.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, controls and best practices. Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and university policies and procedures.
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite. Software and other application skills to quantify and illustrate results including, not limited to, financial reports, comparisons, impacts, and/or projections. Demonstrate sound professional judgment, critical thinking, and ethical decision-making skills to recognize problems and propose solutions.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, conduct interviews, investigate, analyze data, document results and draw conclusions in a professional, comprehensive, clear, concise and organized manner. Ability build effective client relationships and effectively communicate information regarding the audit process and results. Ability to utilize electronic resources including audit management applications. Ability to analyze processes and make recommendations for improvements. Ability to effectively adjust to change. Ability to persuade and influence others.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Three (3) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License- Individuals are encouraged to obtain professional certification within 3 years of employment.
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-