The Senior Internal Auditor for Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) performs highly advanced and/or managerial internal auditing work. Work involves leading or conducting complex audit projects, overseeing audit procedures, and providing consultation to management, staff, and co-workers. May lead and oversee the work of other auditors. This position is located in downtown Austin, TX.
TRS is developing groundbreaking solutions to manage retirement & healthcare services as well as maximizing investment returns for the state’s public education employees. Succeeding in life is about commitment and hard work—maybe a favorite school teacher imparted that idea to you along the way. At TRS, we take that to heart and believe life can also be a balance between giving back while excelling professionally.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Leads or conducts advanced level performance and compliance audit projects and agreed-upon procedures.
Ensures that quality control standards are met in assigned projects.
Reviews and analyzes business processes.
Conducts audit planning, defines audit objectives and scope, and develops audit procedures for assigned projects.
Ensures that approved audit objectives are met and that adequate coverage is achieved in assigned projects.
Serves as project leader for Benefit Services audits and Agreed-Upon Procedures testing.
Conducts post-project assessments.
Identifies and evaluates risk areas and provides input to the development of the Annual Audit Plan.
Performs and oversees audit procedures, including identifying and developing issues and recommendations, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing relevant information, evaluating evidence, documenting business processes and procedures, and completing audit documentation.
Communicates the results of audits to management, the Audit, Compliance, and Ethics Committee, and the Board of Trustees.
Provides consultation services to management and staff regarding the requirements, liabilities, and penalties of compliance and non-compliance.
Provides training and coaching to Internal Audit staff in conducting audits and other assigned projects.
Represents Internal Audit on project teams, at management meetings, and with external organizations.
Provides additional support as needed to other projects within Internal Audit.
Performs related work as assigned
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, public administration, or a related field.
High school diploma or equivalent and additional experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Minimum Experience Requirements
Four (4) years of full-time auditing experience, including two (2) years of project management experience.
Experience may be concurrent.
Required Registration, Certification, Licensure
Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or the ability to obtain certification within one (1) year of hire.
Bachelors or Master’s degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field.
Experience managing audits in information systems, financial services, benefit plans, or health care.
Experience in public sector auditing.
Experience performing audit-related data analysis.
Certification as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Internal Number: req60
About Teacher Retirement System of Texas
The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) is the largest public retirement system in Texas, serving more than 1.5 million people. Located in downtown Austin, TRS has been serving the needs of Texas public education employees for more than 80 years. The system’s core mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of Texas educators by prudently investing and managing trust assets and delivering member benefits.TRS strives to be a model public entity that serves the interest of all stakeholders by operating as efficiently as possible while providing exemplary customer service. We offer an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, impactful career. TRS is fueled by our team of over 650 talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering services across the state and beyond. As an employer of choice, TRS has a strong culture with clearly defined core values,is dedicated to serving Texas educators, and is consistently recognized as a Top Workplace in Austin.