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Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, Georgia - United States
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Director of Internal Audit

Description

SCAD seeks a Director of Internal Audit to oversee financial operations needs for the university.

In this position, you will review financial and operational departments and cross departmental processes to ensure compliance with policies and appropriateness of controls. You will report directly to the chair of the audit committee, in collaboration with the Senior Vice President for Finance, as well as working closely with the comptroller, finance team, and administrators across the university.

Additionally, you will establish and maintain a positive and effective working relationship with all departments, seek constructive solutions, maintain confidentiality at all times, and facilitate the success of others.

The ideal candidate can communicate clearly and concisely, in writing and orally, with the SCAD Board of Trustees, the president, senior administrators, and all departments regarding the results and findings of audits.

Additionally, the candidate must establish and maintain a positive and effective working relationship with all departments, seek constructive solutions, maintain confidentiality at all times, and facilitate the success of others.

Experience in public higher education or auditing is preferred. The candidate should have knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP), auditing standards (GAAS), and governmental accounting standards (GASB) and systems. The candidate should also have the ability to understand and apply state laws, regulations, and federal compliance requirements.

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
- Five to ten years of relevant experience