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NUTRITION SERVICE ASSISTANT

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

NUTRITION SERVICE ASSISTANT

Harrisburg, PA
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    PHEAA is seeking an Auditor to join their team. Under general supervision, this role is responsible for conducting independent and objective risk based audits of a division, department, or activity within the Agency in order to identify potential risks, deviations from policies; procedures; regulatory requirements or industry standards, and add value to the Agency by recommending enhancements to operations.

    SALARY: Commensurate with Experience

    Job Responsibilities

    OPERATIONAL, COMPLIANCE, FINANCIAL AUDITS

    Under general supervision and with limited assistance, an individual in this position should be able to:

    • Perform operational, financial, and/or regulatory, compliance audits as assigned and in accordance with the Internal Audit Department’s methodology and established auditing
    • Review accounting practices by analyzing financial transactions and accounts, financial statements and applicable agreements, contracts, and cost
    • Conduct audits to determine level of completeness, accuracy, and compliance to federal and state
    • Review Federal or State laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, and prior work to become familiar with the audit
    • Attend meetings/walkthroughs with management and department staff of an assigned audit area to gain an understanding of the respective processes and the controls governing the assigned audit
    • Assist in the development of process narratives based on the information obtained during walkthroughs of process areas.
    • Attend risk assessment meetings and planning discussions to define audit scope and objectives and develop audit programs based on the defined
    • Assist in the development of testing lead sheets for those areas assigned.
    • Assist in making recommendations to identify and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
    • Perform audit procedures relative to the assigned audit.
    • Assist with drawing conclusions and providing recommendations in a clear, concise, and constructive manner, both orally and in writing.
    • Document results in the audit work papers.
    • Document audit findings and recommendations to present to management, including recommendations to the design or modification of internal control
    • Conduct follow-up work, as necessary, to evaluate remediation efforts that have occurred relative to previous audit
    • Ensure the effective accomplishment of audit assignments to help support the completion of the Internal Audit
    • Provide assistance to external auditors, as necessary, and build professional business relationships.
    • Keep track of and accurately report time spent by self on a weekly
    • Keep current with the Internal Audit Methodology.
    • Keep up-to-date and increase knowledge in the areas of auditing, business, organization initiatives, and obtain/maintain professional
    • Complete self-evaluations at the conclusion of each assigned audit in order to receive continuous feedback from Management.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Skills

    • Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or other related discipline and zero to two years of auditing experience.
    • Knowledge of the concepts, theories, principles, and practices of accounting and auditing, including internal control concepts.
    • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
    • Ability to adhere to and promote audit
    • Strong analytical and communication skills, both written and oral, and organizational
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals with whom they are working during the audit process.
    • Proven ability to meet established milestone due dates, self-imposed or
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • One plus years of experience in auditing and/or other work experience in the financial service
    • In pursuit of or in possession of a professional designation (e.g., CPA, CISA, CIA).
    • Knowledge of Consumer Regulations and Higher Education

    Required Experience

  • Qualifications
    • Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or other related discipline and zero to two years of auditing experience.
    • Knowledge of the concepts, theories, principles, and practices of accounting and auditing, including internal control concepts.
    • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
    • Ability to adhere to and promote audit
    • Strong analytical and communication skills, both written and oral, and organizational
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals with whom they are working during the audit process.
    • Proven ability to meet established milestone due dates, self-imposed or
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • One plus years of experience in auditing and/or other work experience in the financial service
    • In pursuit of or in possession of a professional designation (e.g., CPA, CISA, CIA).
    • Knowledge of Consumer Regulations and Higher Education