Internal or Senior Auditor

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Chancellor's Office
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Chancellor's Office Statement

Join our team at the California State University, Office of the Chancellor, and make a difference in providing access to higher education. We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the position of Internal or Senior Auditor. The CSU Chancellor's Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, is the headquarters for the nation's largest and most diverse system of higher education. The CSU Chancellor's Office offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.


The salary range for this classification is $4,583 to $14,713 per month.

The anticipated salary range for the Internal Auditor position is up to $7,917 per month, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The anticipated salary hiring range for the Senior Auditor position is up to $9,167 per month, commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Administrator II

Position Information

The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking an Internal or Senior Auditor to conduct operational and compliance audits at the system office and each of 23 campuses.


Major responsibilities include conducting reviews of assigned organizational and functional activities; evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the management controls over those activities; and determining whether organizational units in the university are performing their planning, accounting, custodial, or control activities in compliance with management instructions, applicable statements of policy and procedures, and in a manner consistent with both university objectives and high standards of administrative practice. The senior auditor occasionally assists in supervising the audit work of others, including instructing new staff.


Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field from an accredited four-year college or university is required for either position.

For the internal auditor position, two years' experience in internal/external auditing is preferred but not required. A CPA, CIA, or CISA certification is desired but not required.

The senior auditor position requires three years' experience in internal/external auditing. A CPA, CIA or CISA certification highly desired, and progress towards certification is required.

Additional requirements for internal auditors include knowledge of general accounting theory and internal control principles and concepts; good organization skills; good personal computing skills and ability to effectively learn and use department software programs; effective verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to establish harmonious and effective working relationships.

Additional requirements for senior auditors include knowledge of management and the principles and practices of internal auditing, general accounting theory, internal control principles and concepts, and the IIA International Professional Practices Framework; general to broad knowledge of information systems, concepts, and practices; good to excellent organization skills, and the ability to perform a wide variety of audits. Additional requirements include skill in analyzing policy issues, good personal computing skills with experience in using TeamMate or other automated workpapers a plus, effective verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to establish harmonious and effective working relationships.

The position requires approximately 5-10% out­-of­-area travel (within California, no weekends).

Application Period

This position will be posted for a minimum of two weeks and may close at any time after that without prior notice.

How To Apply

Please click "Apply Now" to complete the California State University, Chancellor's Office online employment application.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager at (562) 951-4070.

Title IX

Please view the Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator at:


This position requires new hire employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHSUSCIS)' in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA).

If hired, you will be required to furnish proof that you are legally authorized to work in the United States.

COVID19 Vaccination Requirement

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The systemwide policy can be found at

Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position will include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, and on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.


The Chancellor's Office policy requires that the selected candidate successfully complete a full background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position.

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