Montgomery College, Office of Compliance, has need for a full-time Internal Audit and Advisory Services Director (Chief Internal Auditor). The typical work schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. This is a grade 37, non-bargaining, exempt position. The position is located in Rockville, Maryland. After successful completion of initial employment probationary period, this position is eligible for telework. Flexibility will be required based on the needs of the College.
Montgomery College promotes and creates a working and learning environment rooted in the basic tenets of fairness, diversity, and inclusiveness.
The (Chief Internal Auditor) Internal Audit and Advisory Services Director serves as a proactive partner and advisor to College management to assess and mitigate risks that may impact the achievement of College objectives. This position is responsible for oversight of the College's internal audit function, whose mission is to add value to College operations and to assist the College in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The Internal Audit and Advisory Services Director is charged with developing a collegewide internal audit plan based on a comprehensive risk assessment, executing the internal audit plan, and evaluating strategic, financial, operational, information-technology, and academic risks to the institution. The Internal Audit and Advisory Services Director reports to the Chief Compliance, Risk and Ethics Officer and has a dotted line reporting to the Board of Trustees Audit Committee. This position is currently an individual contributor.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Setting priorities and managing resources to design and carry out a risk-based audit plan.
Evaluating the systems and controls in place to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, laws, and regulations that have a significant impact on the College.
Evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency with which College resources are employed.
Evaluating operations or programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with established objectives and goals.
Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the College's risk management processes.
Providing consulting and advisory services related to governance, risk management, and control.
Planning and supervising the performance of audit follow-up reviews on prior audit recommendations to determine the effectiveness of management's corrective actions, and reporting to appropriate leadership regarding accountability for results.
Reporting significant risk exposures and control issues, including fraud risks, governance issues, and other matters as needed or requested by the President or the Board of Trustees.
Investigating suspected incidents of fraud, waste, or abuse, financial irregularities, and other allegations of wrongdoing as assigned by the Chief Compliance, Risk, and Ethics Officer.
Reporting periodically to the President or designated committee of the Board of Trustees on the internal audit activity's purpose, authority, responsibility and performance relative to its plan.
Maintaining current knowledge of internal auditing standards, principles, skills, methodologies, and techniques.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
Seven years of experience in internal audit and audit management experience with increasing levels of responsibility, including: demonstrated knowledge of and ability to implement best practices for risk-based auditing; experience in designing a comprehensive organization-wide, risk-based audit plan; and experience in fraud, waste, abuse examinations, including a mix of internal investigations of cybersecurity, conflicts of interest, accounting, finance, grants, and student affairs matters. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to effectively perform the essential functions of the position may be substituted.
Experience with oversight and evaluation of staff/consultants.
Ability to provide leadership and direction; collaborate effectively; analyze complex information, including financial and operational data; and articulate complex and/or technical matters to various levels of College stakeholders.
Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
Master's degree in business, accounting, finance or a related field.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) preferred.
Initial salary placement is based on candidate experience and internal equity.