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Staff Auditor

Job Description

TITLE: Staff Auditor

JOB CODE: 9137



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 8

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 28,440.00
midpoint 36,120.00
maximum 43,800.00

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'a system of internal administrative and accounting controls and quality of operating performance when compared with established standards. Responsible for preparing analytical and financial studies to ensure the institution's assets are completely maximized.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Works in direct support of the Senior Auditor(s) and/or the Audit Manager and/or the Director of Internal Audit; provides assistance to the Senior Auditor(s) and/or the Audit Manager and/or the Director of Internal Audit in planning and/or participating in internal audit work performed at The University of Texas at Arlington; conducts audit field work; prepares audit papers and audit reports for review by the Senior Auditor(s), the Audit Manager, and the Director of Internal Audit at The University; complies with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics adopted by The Institute of Internal Auditors; reviews drafts of audit reports which have been prepared by other members of the UT Arlington Internal Audit staff; communicates audit status with Senior Auditor(s), the Audit Manager, the Director, and clients through phone calls, meetings, correspondence, or by electronic mail; monitors and weekly reports time spent on audit assignments and other duties; assists in various special projects such as cost studies, income tax review/audits, and insurance

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from The Director of Internal Audit at The University of Texas at Arlington. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: No supervisory responsibilities.


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

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: A minimum of one (1) year previous 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 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: Certified Public Accountant and/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) and 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.