USC Human Resources Administration

Job code: 113715Auditor Administrator

Grade: K |Overtime eligible: No |Date approved: September 24, 2013

Summary

Functions as a specialist with ongoing responsibility for contributing technical expertise in a specialized area, i.e., information systems. Plans and executes sensitive and/or more complex assigned financial, operational, compliance and/or information systems audits.

Accountability

Priority Time (%) Task (Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.)


% Plans and conducts to conclusion sensitive and/or more complex financial, operational, compliance and/or information systems audits.


% Provides technical expertise to faculty and/or staff in a specialized area, i.e., information systems.


% Establishes audit objectives, budgeted hours, and targeted completion dates. Monitors projects in progress for adherence to project objectives, schedules, deadlines, etc. Reviews audit work papers and reports to ensure standards are met. Keeps supervisor advised of progress of projects.


% Conducts preliminary surveys, prepares audit programs and determines audit procedures to be used. Prepares and organizes supporting documentation, e.g., work papers and schedules for project under review.


% Recommends methods for obtaining, analyzing and evaluating evidentiary data. Determines ability to objectively measure adequacy and effectiveness of systems or controls audited.


% Recommends methods for obtaining, analyzing and evaluating evidentiary data. Determines ability to objectively measure adequacy and effectiveness of systems or controls audited.


% Identifies deficiencies and recommends corrective action to strengthen controls, improve operations and reduce costs.


% Prepares formal written reports expressing opinions on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of procedures. Discusses recommendations with management and appraises the adequacy of subsequent action taken to improve deficient conditions.


% Maintains effective working relations with all levels of management.
Emergency response/recovery:    
In the event of an emergency, the employee holding this position is required to "report to duty" in accordance with the university's emergency operations plan and/or the employee's department's emergency response and/or recovery plans. Familiarity with those plans and regular training to implement those plans is required. During or immediately following an emergency, the employee will be notified to assist in the emergency response efforts, and mobilize other staff members if needed.

Qualifications

Minimum educationPreferred education
Bachelor's degree Master's degree
Minimum experiencePreferred experience
3 years 5 years
Minimum field of expertisePreferred field of expertise
Experience as a senior auditor or as a specialist in a particular area, e.g. information systems. Certification in one of the following: CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, etc. Additional certifications
Minimum experiencePreferred experience
  • Assemble and organize numerical data
  • Communicate with others to gather information
  • Compute totals
  • Gather data
  • Prioritize different projects
  • Research information
  • Understand and apply policies and procedures
  • Use database and/or word processing software
  • Verify calculations
  • Other

  • Analysis
  • Assessment/evaluation
  • Conceptualization and design
  • Conflict resolution
  • Consulting
  • Interpretation of policies/analyses/trends/etc.
  • Interviewing
  • Knowledge of applicable laws/policies/principles/etc.
  • Lead/guidance skills
  • Negotiation
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • Problem identification and resolution
  • Project management
  • Public speaking/presentations
  • Calculator
  • Computer network (department or school)
  • Computer network (university)
  • Personal computer and peripheral equipment
  • Fax
  • Photocopier
Supervises level
Leads employees performing similar work and professional/paraprofessional work on a project basis
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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer