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Internal Auditor - Journey

Appalachian State University
Job Location:
Boone, North Carolina
Business and Financial Services
Boone, NC

Faculty Rank: No

Provide Rank: n/a

Position Number: 083681

Department: Office of Internal Audits - 650000

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications

The required education and experience requirements for an Internal Auditor-Journey:
  1. Bachelor's degree in accounting or discipline related to program area
  2. Nine credit hours of accounting coursework
  3. Two years of related experience
  1. Bachelor's degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor or related certification or licensure
  2. Two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

As per General Statute: 143-746
Appointment and Qualifications of Internal Auditors. - Any State employee who performs the internal audit function shall meet the minimum qualifications for internal auditors established by the Office of State Personnel, in consultation with the Council of Internal Auditing.

License/Certification Required


Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficient in advanced-level Excel
  • Knowledge in MS Office Suite and Google Workspace
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Seeking a journey-level Auditor position responsible for conducting professional auditing assignments, as assigned by the Chief Audit Officer (CAO).

Types of audits performed could include financial, internal controls, certain info system general controls, compliance, operational, and follow-up audits.

The scope of the position's contact and responsibility extends to all University-related functions.

The position requires substantial knowledge and skills in the auditing field, and must be able to complete an audit from beginning to end.

The position may also have certain budgetary duties and other duties deemed necessary by the CAO.

The Office of Internal Audits provides a critical assessment, monitoring, and consultative role in assisting all levels of University management in the discharge of their oversight, management and operating responsibilities by providing relevant, timely, independent assurance, advisory and investigative services.

Type of Position: Full Time Position

Staff/Non-Faculty: Staff/Non-Faculty

Appointment Type: 1.0

Work Schedule/Hours
8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Monday through Friday. Special circumstances, such as year-end inventory observation and testing, and other deadlines may cause those hours to vary. Hybrid/remote and flex schedule options are available.

Number of Hours Per Week: 40

Number of Months Per Year: 12

Mandatory Staff: No

Suggested Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with education and experience

Physical Demands of Position

Physical effort involves retrieving files, visiting all areas of campus for audits and cash counts, and conducting physical inventory observations and tests.

Posting Date: 09/21/2022

Open Until Filled: Yes

Evaluation of Applications Begins

Proposed Date of Hire: 12/01/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter
List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or attach a List of References with Contact Information.

Search Chair Name
Jennifer Myers

Search Chair Email

Disability Accommodation Information

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed. This position may or may not be eligible for H-1B sponsorship; EHRA positions are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. To request further information about sponsorship for this position, please contact International Student and Scholar Services and Outreach at

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