University of Utah Internal Auditor in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 11/08/2018

Requisition Number PRN18875B

Job Title Internal Auditor

Working Title Internal Auditor

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday-Friday 8:00am-6:00pm depending on departmental needs.

VP Area President

Department 00343 - Internal Audit

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 40,000 to 62,000 DOE

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Internal Auditor position in the University of Utah’s Internal Audit Department. As a member of the professional staff, the incumbent conducts audits throughout the institution. Most work is completed independently, with general direction by audit management. Areas of audit focus include financial accountability, internal controls, information technology, compliance with internal and external regulations, and operational efficiency.


Plans and executes audits, investigations, and special projects consistent with professional standards. Analyzes financial information, identifies important risks, develops and executes audit procedures, documents results. Responsible to interact and coordinate effectively with staff and management of audited areas. Prepares and presents written reports of audit results, conclusions, and recommendations.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, information systems, business, health science, or a related field or equivalency is required; Understanding of audit risks, general accounting principles, and strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills; Familiarity with and the ability to effectively use standard office equipment and software, and; Knowledge of standard and specialized rules and regulations, applicable tax laws, and other auditing control disciplines as well as effective time management and organizational skills are also required.

There are three levels in the Internal Auditor position. The level two position requires an additional two years of professional auditing experience. The senior level position requires five years of professional auditing experience above the minimum qualification and currentCPA,CIA,CFE,CISA, or other related certification.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Bachelors in Accounting, and government accounting, healthcare, research, and/or higher education experience.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.