Internal Auditor (Operational & Financial Audits) The University System of Maryland Office (USMO) located in Columbia, MD invites applications for the Exempt Staff position of Internal Auditor. This person reports directly to the Internal Audit Manager and will work independently or with other auditors on projects. The auditor's primary responsibilities include completing all aspects of assigned operational and financial audits pertaining to USM activities. The internal auditor is responsible for planning, researching, interviewing, conducting field work, reporting and communicating results. Audit assignments require travel to other USM campuses and units. The Internal Auditor will: * Select and administer appropriate accounting and auditing theories, principles, techniques, and practices. * Apply applicable precedents and understand auditing trends, developments, procedures and legislation controlling the activity or function audited. * Ascertain whether university organizational units are performing their planning, accounting, custodial, or control activities in a manner consistent with university objectives and high standards of administrative practice. * Clearly, concisely, and effectively prepare and present both written and oral reports. The University System of Maryland provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including health care plans, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, life and disability benefits, tuition remission and paid leave. Salary commensurate with relevant experience. The USM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. * BA or BS in Accounting or related field. * Three (3) years of auditing experience. * CPA or CIA certification or be in the process of obtaining the certification. * Ability to travel to USM campuses and units. * Capacity to prepare and present both written and oral reports. * Possess tact, persuasiveness, sound judgement and integrity. * Submit to a background investigation.