Position Classification Title: Mgr,Audit
Position Classification Code: C1016
Job Family: Business, Accounting and Finance
Pay Level: 11
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:
Reports to Chief Audit Executive. Performs and/or oversees audits, investigative and/or advisory services of institutional risk, governance and control processes in accordance with internal auditing policies and standards. Plans, assigns and reviews work product of subordinate auditors. Analyzes records, systems and processes and prepares written reports. Interviews personnel and advises managers regarding audit results. Assists in design and administration of audit policy and procedure.
Standard Duties:
Execute annual and long-term audit plans to address risk areas identified and evaluated as critical to the achievement of institutional objectives. Participate in NMSU's Enterprise Risk Management activities. Utilize resulting executive-level risk assessment and broader management input to assist in the development of system-wide Information Technology and general risk assessments as a basis for audit planning. Position has extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgement. Establish customized internal audit programs for information technology, operational, compliance, performance, investigative and advisory audit projects. Serve in advisory role on university committees/task-forces; Assist in the design and administration of audit policy and procedure;Determine co/out-source requirements; review and approve audit scope,objectives,findings and reports. Handle sensitive issues and conduct special audits and fraud-related investigations in objective, competent and discreet manner; Provide evidence to law enforcement; Communicate audit results to NMSU leaders;Conduct & document investigations;Report conclusions; identify control weaknesses & recommend enhancements;Facilitate resolution of audit issues with client management; Negotiate with management as to the results of the work performed; Develop and maintain productive client, staff, management,and board relationships through individual contacts and group meetings. Provide internal control training to managers;ensure adequate direction, and allocation of staff expertise to execute audits proficiently.ursue professional development opportunities, maintain technical proficiency,and assist staff in doing same. Maintain CPA/CIA certifications and professional memberships. Supervise personnel, which includes: problem resolution, work allocation, training, promotion, and enforcement of internal procedures and controls; evaluate performance and make recommendations for personnel actions; motivate employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Advanced level of knowledge of auditing concepts, practices and procedures, as well as experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and diplomacy.
Ability to accomplish highly complex work and granted a high degree of creativity and latitude.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
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