Northeastern Illinois University invites applications for the position of Director, Internal Audit.
Full Time, Continuing Position, Five-Year Term
Under general supervision of the University President and working closely with the Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Internal Auditor is responsible for conducting and coordinating the internal audit functions of the University.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Internal Auditor reports to the President and works closely with the Vice President for Finance and Administration. The Internal Auditor serves a 5-year term beginning on the date of appointment, as stipulated by Illinois Statute (30 ILCS 10/).
Primary responsibilities include:
• Evaluate, and examine policies and procedures and systems in place at the university.
• Evaluate the reliability and integrity of information and the efficient and effective use of resources at the university. Report results.
• Review compliance with policies, procedures and state and federal laws and regulations.
• Participate in process and internal control improvement initiatives.
• Confer with management and staff and meet with other system employees and the general public on a wide range of internal audit issues.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, Master’s preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) License required. Ten or more years of progressively responsible accounting and auditing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable to the hiring authority. Experience with public entities and Boards. Experience in public higher education or auditing preferred. Knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP), auditing standards (GAAS), governmental accounting standards (GASB) and governmental accounting systems. Ability to understand and apply state laws, regulations and federal compliance requirements.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision benefits, vacation days, and participation in the State Universities Retirement System. Applicants are expected to respond based on the entire job description.
This position requires a background check.
In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) you must submit the following and send all documents within one PDF/Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org
A letter of interest addressing your qualifications for this position
Copies of unofficial transcripts are accepted; however, official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for on-campus interviews
In addition to the links provided above for the Employment Application (fillable), Affirmative Action Form and Statement of Annuitant Status, you can also obtain these forms at the NEIU Office of Human Resources, Bernard Office Building (B0B), 5555 N. Bernard Street, Chicago, IL 60625, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision benefits, vacation days, and participation in the State Universities Retirement System. Applicants are expected to respond based on the entire job description.
Founded in 1867, NEIU has a rich tradition of educational innovation, and in preparing teachers and administrators who make a difference in Chicago. That tradition continues to this day and has expanded to include an array of academic disciplines, allowing the University to embrace fully the community in which it resides. NEIU is regarded as the most diverse, public, comprehensive university in th...e Midwest, and is designated by the Unites States Department of Education as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Diversity is an important factor in the character of this urban institution and in the social fabric of its student body. ALANA students represent nearly 60% of the NEIU student body. The University offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, education, and business, and has additional campuses in the metropolitan area: The Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, El Centro, and the Center for College Access and Success. The University is also a founding member of the University Center of Lake County consortium campus in suburban Lake County, north of Chicago. Newsweek magazine named Northeastern Illinois University the “Sixth Best Investment” in the United States, and number one in Illinois. Northeastern shares the top-ten spot with Harvard, Stanford, Princeton and MIT. For more information, visit http://www.neiu.edu.