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39181 SENIOR AUDITOR

Company: Denver Public Schools
Location: Denver
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Job Description:

Please apply directly to the DPS website-https://ltmwebprod01.dpsk12.org/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=1UZFINANCETraditional 235 work daysFTE: 1.0Salary Range: $63,852 - $77,316----Essential Functions and Objectives:--The Senior Internal Auditor is a key resource in supporting the risk assessment, planning, and execution of a variety of concurrent assurance and consulting activities designed to add value and improve the District's operations.--This position is a collaborative partner that has the responsibility of engaging with the District's internal business partners, evaluating evidence, and contributing to the improvement of governance, risk management, and control processes using a systematic and disciplined approach.--This includes, but is not limited to:- Making appropriate recommendations for improving the governance process in its accomplishment of the following objectives: Promoting appropriate ethics and values within the District; Ensuring effective organizational performance management and accountability; and communicating risk and control information to appropriate areas of the District.---Evaluating the effectiveness and contributing to the improvement of risk management processes.---Assisting the District in maintaining effective controls by evaluating their effectiveness and efficiency, and by promoting continuous improvement.--Under the general guidance of the Internal Audit Manager, the Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for:-----Assisting with the annual risk assessment to develop the audit population and facilitate the prioritization of Internal Audit resources to effectively address the District's risks and exposures.---Developing--and documenting--a plan for each engagement, considering: the objectives of the activity being audited; the significant risks related to the activity;--the adequacy and effectiveness of the activity's risk management and control processes compared to a relevant framework or model;--and opportunities for making significant improvements to the activity's risk management and control processes.---Establishing objectives for each engagement by: conducting a preliminary assessment of the risks relevant to the activity under review; considering the probability of significant errors, fraud, noncompliance, and other exposures and identifying adequate criteria needed to evaluate controls.---Developing and documenting work programs that achieve the engagement objectives.--The work programs shall describe the procedures for identifying, analyzing, evaluating, and documenting information during the engagement.---Identifying, analyzing, evaluating and documenting sufficient information to achieve the engagements objectives.---Obtaining reliable, relevant, and useful information to achieve the engagements objectives.---Possessing the necessary knowledge and experience to carryout engagement responsibilities with minimal supervision.---Communicating the engagement results including, but not limited to the engagement's objectives, scope, applicable conclusions, recommendations, and action plans. Recommendations shall be developed to drive "best in class" practices.---Preparing written reports that are accurate, objective, clear, concise, constructive, complete, and timely.---Participating in completing management requests to investigate potential compliance or ethics violations while maintaining confidentiality.---Serving as an additional resource for the external auditors to facilitate timely completion of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.---Evaluating and assessing the design and effectiveness of significant District initiatives, processes, operations, information technology implementations, and control processes to ensure appropriate internal controls have been considered.---Collaborating with management and internal business partners to develop partnerships to help solve problems, obtain audit documentation, resolve complex and sensitive audit issues, develop cost effective internal control improvements, and foster a positive control conscious environment.---Performing audit engagements and other related duties in accordance with the authoritative guidance promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). This guidance includes: Definition of Internal Auditing, Code of Ethics, and International Standards for the professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards).---Performing other related duties as required or requested.----Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:--- Four (4) or more years' experience in accounting or auditing.---CPA Certification or other equivalent certification.- Strong working knowledge of GAAP and internal controls.- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.- Effective listening and problem solving skills.- Ability to effectively present audit results and recommendations.- Ability to analyze, identify and problem solve in highly complex situations.---Ability to coordinate and work effectively with diverse staff.- Ability to work independently as well as in a team oriented environment.- Ability to communicate persuasively and diplomatically.- Advance proficiency with Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel, Access and Power Point).- Knowledge of Lawson operating systems is a plus.- Experience with computer assisted audit--software such as ACL or IDEA is a plus.- Active CPA license or CIA certification.- Valid Colorado Driver's License, appropriate insurance coverage and acceptable driving record for the past three years, if the position requires travel.--Education Requirements:--- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field required.----About Denver Public Schools:--Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.--DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.----Under the leadership of Superintendent--Susana Cordova--and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state--in terms of student academic growth.--Learn more at--dpsk12.org.--------Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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