On behalf of the Mayor’s Workforce Development Board, Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC) manages the Detroit Michigan Works! One-Stop Service Centers, branded locally as Detroit at Work Career Centers. Together the MWDB staff and DESC identify as Detroit at Work. The system provides workforce services to over 35,000 job seekers and over 1,400 employers each year.
Under general supervision, the Internal Audit Manager (IAM) verifies the financial status and operating procedures of the company through a systematic program of audits. The Internal Audit Manager reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer. The IAM is expected to monitor systems and solve problems. The IAM will be responsible for establishing an internal audit department, developing policies, developing and executing an internal audit program plan.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Development of the institution's annual audit plan.
- Develops audit programs (expense report audit, review of compliance with gift policy, developing program audits, IT control environment, etc.)
- Manages performance of audit assignments, review workpapers and audit reports; edits reports.
- Schedules and plans audits; initiates project planning, assess risk and develops audit direction.
- Performs preliminary planning and establishes direction for audits, provides leadership to assigned auditors, manages project to quality outcomes, while meeting established time and budget constraints.
- Performs audit work, including plan preparation, workpapers, finding, and associated reports; verifies the accuracy of financial records as they pertain to assets, liabilities, receipts, expenditures, and related transactions.
- Coordinates and interacts with external audit firms and law enforcement agencies, as needed;
- Consults and advises on operational and administrative issues.
- Trains new staff, as needed.
- Keeps abreast of policies and procedures, current developments in accounting and auditing professions, and changes in local, state, and federal laws, as applicable.
- Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established company and department goals.
- Develops and provides training on auditing techniques as requested.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
The above functions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties of the position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Knowledge of auditing policies, standards, and procedures.
- Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
- Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to analyze and solve problems.
- Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
- Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
- Ability to provide technical guidance and training to end users.
- Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
- Employee development and performance management skills.
- Knowledge of auditing concepts and principles.
- Ability to develop and implement audit plans and schedules.
- Knowledge of financial recordkeeping procedures, laws, regulations, and standards.
- Ability to persuade and influence others.
- Knowledge of current changes and/or developments in applicable federal, state, local laws, and university policies and procedures.
- Understanding of IT control environment.
- Ability to motivate others, promote teamwork and collaboration.
- Knowledge of governmental financial statements auditing and workpaper review.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Certification/Licensure Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or practicing Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) highly preferred. Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Valid State of Michigan Driver’s License – Position requires field work.
Background check and drug screen required