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Senior Auditor

Job Description

TITLE: Senior Auditor

JOB CODE: 9134



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 10

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 35,040.00
midpoint 45,204.00
maximum 55,368.00

PURPOSE: To provide the President, Institutional Audit Committee, the Executive Director of Assurance Services, and all other levels of the University management information about the adequacy and effectiveness of UTA's system of internal administrative and accounting controls and the quality of operating performance when compared with established standards.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Works in support of the Audit Manager and/or the Director of Internal Audit; provides assistance to the Audit Manager and/or the Director in planning, coordinating and participating in internal audit work performed at The University of Texas at Arlington; plans and performs audits by surveying activities, developing audit programs, preparing audit work papers, and evaluating internal controls and institutional compliance programs; facilitates communication of audit results through written reports and oral presentations; complies with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics adopted by The Institute of Internal Auditors; monitors and weekly reports time spent on audit assignments and other duties; assists with special projects; prepares audit reports; reviews audit reports which have been prepared by other members of the UT Arlington Internal Audit staff; performs other duties as assigned by the Audit Manager or the Director of Internal Audit; helps to develop and supervise Staff Auditors by setting performance goals, monitoring performance, providing feedback, and documenting performance.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: From the Director of Internal Audit at the University of Texas at Arlington. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: To one or more Staff Auditors who serve as members of audit teams responsible for performing a variety of audit work at The University of Texas at Arlington.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, management or information systems.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: A minimum of three (3) years previous relevant experience in accounting or auditing position(s) within a public or private college or university, a state or federal agency, an accounting/auditing firm, or with a corporation; high ethical standards and values; ability to organize and direct major work activities; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team; working knowledge of the principles and practice of accounting and auditing. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Masters degree in business administration (MBA), accounting, management, information systems, or education administration and/or Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor preferred; ability to effectively use a personal computer and a solid working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software commonly used in a modern audit or business office, and the ability to use e-mail on a regular basis as a business communication tool; experience working with modern, sophisticated, computer-based accounting and financial reporting systems in a large, complex organization preferred. Position may require extended hours (daily), work on weekends (on occasion), occasional travel to Austin or to other cities in Texas for meetings and/or for training sessions, workshops, etc. Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification, may render the position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.