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Internal Auditor Sr

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ, USA
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

Internal Auditor Sr


Campus: Tempe

Internal Auditor Sr

Job Description

The University Audit and Advisory Services Office is seeking a highly motivated Senior Internal Auditor to lead internal audit projects focused on improving the internal control environment of the university. ASU is a comprehensive public research university focused on inclusion, advancing research and discovery of public value and improving the communities we serve while maintaining a dynamic learning environment for all learners. The Audit and Advisory Services Office is a valued partner in this mission focused on delivering high quality and value add projects. The Senior Auditor will interact with key process owners and leaders across the university and play a critical role in assessing the effectiveness of the control environment and providing value added recommendations. 

You have a demonstrated track record of executing complex audit projects with strategic focused recommendations based on your understanding of internal controls and business processes combined with a strong systems and data aptitude. You’re comfortable with learning new processes, systems and data in a swift manner and can effectively perform risk based control assessments. While you excel at data collection and analytics, you also enjoy working and interacting with people from all backgrounds and level of experience to build and support a collaborative audit environment.

Job Family

Finance & Accounting

Department Name

University Audit & Advisory



VP Code


Scope of Search


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$80,000 - $100,00 per year; DOE

Close Date




Essential Duties

As an Audit Senior, you’ll star in many roles including auditor, researcher, project manager, data specialist, and trusted advisor on a daily basis:

  • You’ll evaluate the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of university management practices.
  • You’ll develop detail objectives, scope, and audit procedures to execute complex operational, financial and compliance audits as well as special projects.
  • You’ll collect data, perform data analysis, conduct audit interviews, and prepare detailed work papers to support testing and overall audit conclusions.
  • You’ll communicate audit findings and lead discussions regarding audit observations and recommendations.
  • You’ll write audit reports including overall observations and recommendations, and coordinate audit responses with leaders across the enterprise.
  • You’ll manage projects to maintain project scope, milestones, and resource budgets. 
  • You’ll lead special projects and support the overall audit team.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related area AND five (5) years of professional auditing and/or accounting experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. 

Desired Qualifications

  • Evidence of a current CIA or CISA certification or willingness to obtain.
  • Advanced Microsoft excel skills.
  • Experience in data analytics.
  • Experience in Higher Education.

Working Environment

Work is performed in a standard office environment subject to prolonged periods of sitting and manipulation of computer keyboard and associated peripheral/mouse.

Department Statement

The University Audit and Advisory Services Department will be a valued partner of the enterprise by building and maintaining collaborative relationships and becoming a trusted resource through delivering high quality, value add projects that further Arizona State University’s mission and design aspirations around student success and inclusion, research and discovery of public value, and the economic, social, cultural, and overall health of the communities it serves.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU PD at 480-965-3456.

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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States; ASU will not be a sponsor for this position.  

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.