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Internal Audit Specialist

Internal Audit Specialist

Job Description

The Internal Audit Specialist is responsible for systematically sampling the adequacy and reliability of internal control and systems of record across all Delta functions. He/She is responsible for the timely execution of risk- based internal audits in accordance with the established audit plan, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects. This position conducts a review and verification of records and assesses compliance with internal and regulatory standards, policies, and procedures. As a function of audit planning, he/she suggests additional audit procedures and expanded samples when significant levels of defect exist in the planned samples. He/she is responsible for interpreting the data, applicable regulations or corporate policies and communicating areas where remediation is needed. His/Her observations and analysis serve as a basis for risk analysis that drives more specialized audit procedures in the Internal Audit Process. 

Job Requirements

Plans and Develops Audit Process

Builds relationships to ensure that cooperation exists for comprehensive, timely audit deliverables.

Coordinates with Audit leadership to modify format or procedures related to the audit plan and other audit


Reviews with awareness and professional judgment of entire control environment to recognize potential defects

that may exist outside of the specific scope of the test.

Participates in periodic risk analysis and test planning to provide perspectives gained through file review.

Keeps abreast of institution policies and procedures, current developments in industry regulations to assure

quality of audit through self-directed learning and department sponsored training activities.

Must be able to work with minimal supervision, be self –directed, and exercise a strong level of professional judgment across a broad spectrum of topical areas.

Exhibit a passion for continuous improvement, unwavering ethical behavior, and complete transparency in work habits.

Conducts Audit Testing and Related Activities

Performs systematic file review based on predefined samples and procedures.

Documents adherence to standards or defects as discovered and provides sufficient detail to be actionable for


Coordinates and interacts with Campus management teams, Regional management levels, Campus Resource

Center teams, and external audit agencies and vendors doing business with Delta to assess and report gaps in

internal process and external compliance standards.

Reviews and verifies written/scanned records to ensure they meet internal standards and external regulatory


Evaluates and Communicates Audit Findings

Reviews and evaluates the suitability and adequacy of internal control design to manage risks optimally.

Identifies reportable issues and dimensions of risk and develops weekly written reports to communicate findings.

Provides alerts to other audit leadership if items of high concern or high defect rates occur so immediate action

can be taken.

Considers potential solutions or system enhancements to defect areas and shares those ideas with audit

leadership for consideration.

Assists in the analysis and synthesization of key aspects/trends for audit leadership.


− Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; or, when accompanied by industry experience, degree in a related field.


−  Prior experience with student information system (i.e., CampusVue), accounting system (i.e., Great Plains) and/or enterprise content management software (i.e., Image Now)

−  Audit, compliance or quality assurance experience

−  Prior experience in Proprietary Education environment with a focus in Financial Aid regulations.


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Education
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 2 to 3 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Accounting - Finance, Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 18761970
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Internal Audit Specialist

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