Director Audit and Advisory Services UCLA

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Director Audit and Advisory Services UCLA

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Another Source’s client, University of California, Los Angeles, is recruiting a Director of Audit and Advisory Services to join their team in Los Angeles, California. This is a rare opportunity to join UCLA, where you can take the reins and shape the future, leading the audit program to new heights and contributing significantly to the university\'s legacy of excellence.  


Here’s a little about the UCLA and the position they are recruiting for:   

As a public research university, our mission is the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of our global society. UCLA combines the close-knit learning environment of a spirited public school with the endless opportunities of a world-class city. Located in beautiful Westwood, minutes from Hollywood and the downtown city center of Los Angeles, the university offers everything you need to reach your full potential. 


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The anticipated annual salary range for this position is: $230,000 – $250,000  


What you will be doing:  

As the Director of Audit and Advisory Services, you will bring your strategic vision to shape the future of the Audit and Advisory Services department. You will actively contribute to the development of plans, seamlessly integrating goals into the operational framework. Your hands-on approach will ensure the effective implementation of these plans, with meticulous monitoring for successful realization. You will lead the development and implementation of an Information Technology-based audit program wherein your interactions with campus technologists will be crucial for program success. 

You will lead the formulation of comprehensive long-range and annual audit plans, utilizing established risk assessment methodologies. Your expertise will guide discretionary audits, optimize timing, manage staff allocation, and efficiently address reactive assignments, all while overseeing an exceptional team of 20-25 employees. You will measure, appraise, and document the team’s performance based on established departmental standards as well as oversee the general scheduling of audit assignments, approving purpose, scope, objectives, time budget, and procedures for activities in the assigned area. 

How you will be spending your time:  

40% Administration for the Department of Audit and Advisory Services   
30%  Team Management  
20%  Client Operations and Management 
10% Professional Development 


Minimum Qualifications:  

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training  
Minimum of 10 years of internal audit experience. 
Must hold an active professional certification as a CPA or CIA and other certifications such as CA, CFE, CISA, CFSA, CGFM.  
Demonstrated expertise in and technical knowledge of auditing and accounting standards, laws and regulations, best practices related to audits and operations of universities. 
Internal Audit management experience in the areas of financial management, fraud, waste and abuse, funded research, business practices, electronic data processing and health care. 
Ability to identify risks associated with an operation or activity and establish objectives and make recommendations for appropriate audit coverage. 
Ability to develop program objectives for audit coverage relevant to meet risk factors and management's needs, to evaluate performance and assist management in implementing corrective action. 
Ability to establish standards of performance to ensure effective use of audit resources.  
Effective interpersonal relationships with auditors and management at all levels.  
Possess a superior level of technical ability and proficiency in auditing and be able to exercise due professional care in the performance of assigned responsibilities in accordance with the professional standards. 


What’s in it for you: 

Enjoy the phenomenal benefits offered at UCLA that provide peace of mind for you and your family members in almost every area of life, ranging from medical coverage to disability insurance, a day care reimbursement plan and college savings plan, all the way up to retirement. UC offers a wide choice of retirement savings options, including an attractive pension plan!   


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Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination:  

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.   


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