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Audit Manager I

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00347PO17
Classification Title Audits Manager I
Internal Title Audit Manager I
Campus Columbia 01
College/Division Board of Trustees
Department Audit & Advisory Services
Band 7
Advertised Minimum Salary $53,606
Advertised Salary Range $53,606-$89,956
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 37.5
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 12 months
Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)
South Carolina Retirement Yes
State Insurance Programs Yes
Annual Leave Yes
Sick Leave Yes

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Audit Manager is responsible for completing all stages of audit and advisory engagements across the University system to provide reasonable assurance that risk management, control, and governance systems are functioning as intended. This involves planning, performing, and documenting the results of operational, financial, and compliance engagements.

The Audit Manager may lead and develop staff in the performance of audit and advisory engagements.

The Audit Manager will lead department quality assurance initiatives, including development of training related to risk management, control, and governance systems to be presented to the University community.

The Audit Manager will interact with many levels of University administration and is expected to possess strong communication skills. The candidate is expected to work under general supervision with moderate latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Specific job duties include:
- Partner with management to assess risks
- Plan, design and perform audit tests, and prepare workpapers to document tests performed
- Perform evaluations of financial and control systems and make appropriate recommendations to strengthen controls and/or improve processes
- Communicate the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management and the Board of Trustees
- Work with management to reach a satisfactory resolution of findings and action plans
- Provide management advisory services and conduct internal control training – Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training
- Represent AAS on organizational project teams and with external organizations
- Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and 6 years professional-level experience in accounting, auditing or financial management.

CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA or equivalent professional certification

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications for Audit Managers include:
- Master’s Degree in a business-related field
- Knowledge of higher education industry policies, procedures, regulations, and laws


In addition, the following demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities are also desired:
- Sound business acumen and varied work experience
- High analytical proficiency, with the ability to assimilate complex information quickly
- Skilled in clearly communicating both details and synopses to a variety of audiences in both verbal and written forms
- Ability to establish and maintain objectivity while providing superior customer service
- Adept at leveraging technology to prepare analyses, summaries, reports, and memos – Knowledge of the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by The Institute of Internal Auditors
- Experienced in multi-tasking and time management to meet deadlines
- Familiarity with forensic accounting and investigative work

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential
Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 2
Desired Start Date 11/01/2017
If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date
Job Open Date 10/05/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quicklink for Posting
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a bachelor's degree in accounting or related field and 6 years professional-level experience in accounting, auditing or financial management?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents