Job Details

Manager Internal Audit-Office of Internal Audit

Job Number: 526181
Categories: Professional
Dallas, TX

Department: Intrnl Audit Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable 

Experience and Education

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, business administration, information systems, or equivalent; five (5) years professional auditing experience to include three (3) years supervisory experience. Skilled in mentoring and developing an audit team to ensure a strong skill set in identifying internal control issues, documenting findings and making relevant recommendations, via the audit report. Previous success with driving cultural and operational change in a rapidly progressing environment is desired. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) active certification required.

Job Duties

1.  Manages multiple audit and related projects to assure that professional standards are met and that Department resources are effectively and efficiently utilized.
2.Assesses risks and evaluates the business procedures and systems controls designed to mitigate those risks.
3.Works to improve the control environment at UT Southwestern Medical Center to ensure more effective and efficient accomplishment of the audit plan.
4.Interacts with and builds good working relationships with UT Southwestern Medical Center management at both the senior and departmental level on an on-going basis and though such activities as serving on institutional task forces, and with other University of Texas component institutions' internal audit departments.  The individual is expected to act as a value-add Business partner (while maintaining objectivity and independence).
5.Participates in a management team which administers department planning and budget development.
6.Leads the annual risk assessment process and provides input in the development of annual long-range audit plans for presentation to the Audit Committee.
7.Evaluates efficiency and cost effectiveness of audit processes; recommend changes to auditing policies, procedures and programs as needed.
8.Administers in other areas such as external audit liaison, quality assurance management, research of significant purchases, coordinating in-house training, and/or orientation programs and fulfilling certain transaction approval functions on a back-up basis.
9.Adheres to internal controls established for the department.  Keeps informed of and advises staff about departmental policies and professional auditing standards that need to be incorporated into their activities.
10.Manages Human Resources activities for direct reports in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations and salary planning.
11.Assumes the duties and responsibilities of the department's Director(s) in their absence.
12.Works on special projects at the request of the Director.

**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 


The Manager, Internal Audit will provide advanced auditing, supervisory and administrative skills necessary to perform large and complex audits and manage multiple audit projects.   Role will act as a trusted advisor to the business and drive operational change activities in partnership with leadership.

The role includes planning, coordinating, performing and managing audit assignments ranging from simple, single department engagements to complex, multi-department, large-scale audit engagements in accordance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures.  The Manager, Internal Audit will assist the Director in administrative matters to enable the Department to fulfill its mission. 

The candidate will lead the audit risk assessment process, audit execution through definition of audit scope, control evaluations, test activities, findings reporting, and creation of audit reports, issues resolution and identification of business risk profiles. The Audit Manager assists department leadership in ensuring that the Audit team is aligned with UT Southwestern’s strategic vision and mission, by actively promoting staff to be involved in the business, and providing strong professional development support to make staff able to make an impact and being ready for the next career step.

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