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Audit Manager

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, is seeking a full-time (100%) Audit Manager (Professional & Scientific job classification) in the Office of Internal Audit. This position will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day planning, execution, and performance of audit work for Iowa State University. The Audit Manager will also be responsible for monitoring risks within the university that need to be considered for audit attention, establishing professional relationships with key personnel, staying abreast of emerging issues, and ensuring that all audits are completed within the Institute of Internal Auditor’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. 

The position will report directly to the Board’s Chief Audit Executive, is located at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, and is eligible for a hybrid work model. 

About the Board of Regents
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, is a group of nine citizens who govern five public educational institutions in the state through policymaking, coordination, and oversight, as provided by law. The institutions include Iowa's three public universities – the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and the University of Northern Iowa, and two special K-12 entities – the Iowa School for the Deaf and Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired. 

About the Office of Internal Audit 
The Office of Internal Audit is an independent, objective assurance, and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. We partner with management to enhance and protect organizational value by providing an independent and objective assessment of operational efficiencies and controls. 

Required Qualifications

  • A master’s degree in Business or related field with an emphasis in Accounting/Finance; or a comparable combination of education and experience.
  • One to three years of supervisory experience.
  • Certification in a related field; CPA, CMA, CIA, or CISA.
  • Mature critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Professional communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • Considerable (3-5 years) Internal Audit experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of Internal Audit processes.
  • Higher education experience.
  • Knowledge of processes and tools for assessing operational risk.
  • Experience with data gathering and analysis tools, techniques, and processes.

Salary Range
$95,000 to $115,000 
 

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to bauerk@iowaregents.edu

Appropriate background checks (e.g. criminal background and credential checks) will be conducted.

The Board of Regents is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.
 
 
 

Staff Auditor

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa is seeking a full-time (100%) Staff Auditor (Professional & Scientific job classification) in the Office of Internal Audit. This position will be responsible for planning and conducting a wide variety of internal audits by evaluating operational and business processes for appropriate internal controls and compliance with various policies and regulations; identify areas of process risk and recommend specific steps for improvement; conduct follow-up review of audited areas and programs to ensure management has taken appropriate corrective actions. This person must have the ability to map out processes to define gaps in internal controls and/or efficiencies and be able to make value-added recommendations for improvements to senior leaders on campus.

The position will report directly to the Board’s Chief Audit Executive, be located at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, and be eligible for a hybrid work model. 

About the Board of Regents
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, is a group of nine citizens who govern five public educational institutions in the state through policymaking, coordination, and oversight, as provided by law. The institutions include Iowa's three public universities – the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and the University of Northern Iowa; and two special preschool/K-12th grade schools – the Iowa School for the Deaf and the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School.

About the Office of Internal Audit 
The Office of Internal Audit is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. We partner with management to enhance and protect organizational value by providing an independent and objective assessment of operational efficiencies and controls. 

Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in a business, engineering or information technology field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One to three years applicable experience.
  • Knowledge of processes and tools for assessing operational risk.
  • Experience with data gathering and analysis tools, techniques, and processes.

Desired Qualifications

  • CPA, CMA, CIA or CISA designation
  • Extensive knowledge of internal audit processes
  • Basic proficiency applying organizational acumen to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for the organization.
     

Salary Range
$60,000 to $70,000 

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to bauerk@iowaregents.edu

Appropriate background checks (e.g. criminal background and credential checks) will be conducted.

The Board of Regents is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.