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SENIOR AUDITOR, Audit Division, to conduct assurance and advisory engagements using an integrated approach within central service departments and across campus departments, laboratories, and centers. Will report to an audit services manager and engage with multiple clients in a highly collaborative matrixed team environment. The focus of the work will be on client service, collaboration with audit team members, and strong communication with MIT stakeholders. Methodology will include the identification and assessment of operational, compliance, financial, safety, and behavioral risks and exposures in a complex, client service-oriented environment. Will examine the adequacy of controls over such risks on campus through the use of internal audit methodologies and data analytics. Responsibilities include engagement planning and testing; analyzing data; identifying trends; interpreting and presenting results of assurance and advisory work to support decision-making by Institute management at various levels; assessing implemented corrective actions through follow-up testing; and participating in ongoing risk assessment associated with individual operational units and/or processes.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree, preferably with a concentration in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field; at least five years' experience in internal auditing and/or public accounting, preferably in an educational or nonprofit organization; solid understanding of governance, risk, and control concepts and project management theories; strong analytical, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills. Professional certification (i.e., CIA, CISA, CPA) is required within eighteen months of employment. PREFERRED: understanding of the COSO framework and information technology standards and their application; and working knowledge of electronic audit tools (e.g., Arbutus, AuditBoard, Tableau), data analytic concepts, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems (i.e., SAP). Job #22099-10
Audit work will be conducted on campus in Cambridge, MA using a hybrid work model which will include time spent engaging in Audit Division meetings, development, events, and/or other audit initiatives in support of MIT's mission.
The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century whether the focus is cancer, energy, economics or literature