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Long Beach, CA

 Senior or Internal Auditor - The California State University

General Summary

Join our team at the California State University, Office of the Chancellor, and make a difference in providing access to higher education. Due to reorganization and growth of Audit and Advisory Services, we are currently seeking experienced candidates for the position of Internal or Senior Auditor. The Internal or Senior Auditor conducts operational and compliance audits at the system office and each of 23 campuses. Auditors are assigned to a group consisting of six campuses or five campuses and the Chancellor's Office.


The CSU Chancellor's Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, is the headquarters for the nation's largest and most diverse system of higher education. The CSU Chancellor's Office offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.


Duties & Responsibilities

Major responsibilities include conducting reviews of assigned organizational and functional activities; evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the management controls over those activities; and determining whether organizational units in the university are performing their planning, accounting, custodial, or control activities in compliance with management instructions, applicable statements of policy and procedures, and in a manner consistent with both university objectives and high standards of administrative practice. The senior auditor occasionally assists in audit work of others, including instructing new staff.


Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field from an accredited four year college or university is required for either position. The internal auditor position requires two years' experience in internal/external auditing; and CPA, CIA or CISA certification is desired. The senior auditor position requires three years' experience in internal/external auditing; CPA, CIA or CISA certification highly desired; and progress towards certification required. Other requirements include knowledge of management and the principles and practices of internal auditing, general accounting theory, internal control principles and concepts, and the IIA International Professional Practices Framework; general to broad knowledge of information systems, concepts and practices; good to excellent organization skills, and the ability to perform a wide variety of audits. Additional requirements include skill in analyzing policy issues, good personal computing skills with experience in using TeamMate or other automated workpapers a plus, effective verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to establish harmonious and effective working relationships. The position requires approximately 33% out-of-­area travel (within California, no weekends).



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