The Director of Internal Audit is a faculty rank position that reports to the State Board for Community Colleges and the Chancellor. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining a comprehensive audit program, and supervising the examination of the operations of 23 community colleges, the System Office and the VCCS Shared-services Center. This position establishes and maintains the policies of the audit activity and directs its technical and administrative functions. The Director recommends improvements in managerial and internal accounting controls designed to safeguard the System's resources. This position also represents the Audit Division on the Chancellor's Cabinet, Advisory Council of Presidents, and other committees as deemed necessary. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: •Annual development of the audit strategy, audit plan and audit scope for review and approval by the Internal Audit Committee of the State Board. •Manage all internal audit activity to coordinate audit projects, assessments, and regulatory audit requirements to fulfill the purposes and responsibilities approved by senior management, and the Audit Committee of the State Board. •Manage and review all test work, including the internal control environment and promoting continuous enhancements and improvement of financial and operational controls, processes, and system capabilities. •Responsible for the overall work quality of the internal audit unit, which includes maintaining or updating, as necessary, the unitâ™s quality assurance standards. •Establish and maintain key relationships throughout the organization as a means of obtaining information needed to perform functional duties, provide business advisory service and to provide strategic recommendations. •Professionally communicates both verbally and in writing and prepares formal presentations with executive summaries and recommendations based on audit results to senior management and the Internal Audit Committee of the State Board. •Hire, develop, and manage a high performing internal audit team whose consultation and advice are sought out by the organization as it conducts activities to improve compliance and performance. •Oversee the execution of other tasks or special projects when required by management such as review of system implementations, due diligence reviews, and internal investigations. Most work will be performed in an indoor office environment or setting. Travel may be required for business and other job-related responsibilities. Attendance at board meetings, events, and functions consistent with position or as a leader within the Virginia Community College System may be required. Work hours may vary and require performance during or outside of regularly scheduled business hours
Education and Experience Master's degree Working knowledge of financial and accounting systems. Significant experience as an auditor Experience managing or leading teams. Excellent leadership, communication, and collaboration skills. Ability to work with individuals from across and organization at various levels. Ability to establish and sustain the reputation of the Audit function as a strong advisory resource for the organization.
Internal Number: 26664
About System Office
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.