Staff Auditor

Posting Number 2022-11018
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/12/2023 10:01 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
Mostly Remote
Internal Audit
Office of the SVP Finance and Budget/Chief Financial Officer (WS2704)
Compensation Grade
Band 52
Finance/Real Estate/Procurement/Grant Management

Position Summary

As part of the NYU Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management department, the Staff Auditor will be part of the internal audit core team. The Staff Auditor will perform innovative financial, compliance, and operational audits in accordance with the standards promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors. The candidate will be responsible for assessing risk, evaluating the design of internal controls, identifying potential control weaknesses and recommending process enhancements for business units. The candidate must possess strong communication skills, adapt to a changing environment, be self-motivated and detail oriented. This role has a hybrid work schedule: Two days on-site and three days remote per week.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or other related field.

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree degree in Accounting or Finance other related field. Relevant certification required include CPA, CIA, CFE or CISA.

Required Experience:
1+ years experience with public accounting or internal audit experience or an equivalent combination. Prior experience in an internal audit function that operated in accordance with the standards promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors. Experience delivering consulting or internal audit services at large multinational companies and/or higher education institutions.

Preferred Experience:
2+ years Prior experience working with a large public accounting firm and/or a higher education organization is preferred. Experience with a diversity of projects spanning multiple disciplines including: Internal Audit, Accounting, Investigations, Operations, Compliance, etc. Performed data analytics to highlight anomalies within datasets.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent verbal/written communication and analytical skills. The incumbent should be team-oriented and possess critical thinking skills to apply to innovative audits. Abiltity to work with minimal supervision.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Collaborate directly with process owners and management to understand departmental operations, assess risk, review policies and procedures and effectively communicate process enhancements to improve the business. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $58,500 - $105,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.


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