1+ months

Graduate Assistant - Internal Audit (2 positions)

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Graduate Assistant - Internal Audit (2 positions)
Requisition Number DU09120
Department Name 1A000:Internal Audit
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $18 -$20
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Must be a current UK Graduate Student
Required Related Experience
Bachelor’s degree
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
This position will require you to: sit at a desk and computer for extended periods of time; handle light weight objects up to 10lbs; travel to meetings on and off campus

This is a 20 hour per week position including summers. May require some evening hours based on business operational needs
Job Summary
UKIA is currently seeking motivated graduate students to join our paid Student Audit Assistant program as early as May 2023. Each Student Audit Assistant is expected to maintain a full- or part-time student status and work 20 hours each week during the semester/summer term. The position would be renewable each semester until graduation, based on performance.

Each Student Audit Assistant will be assigned to a team and would assist with accountability, conflicts of interest, consulting and assurance services, or infrastructure services. Student Audit Assistants must sign a confidentiality agreement and exercise discretion.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Assisting with audit planning by performing university, regulatory, and industry research
· Assisting with audit fieldwork for objective evaluation of university processes and related controls (both remote and onsite at client locations)
· Preparing audit workpapers and documenting university processes with adherence to required quality assurance standards
· Creating workflows and flowcharts to map out processes, etc.
· Assisting in preparation of materials for meetings with UKIA’s clients and partners
· Completing other duties as assigned

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

* Please attach, under specific request 1, a sample copy of a business letter or a report that demonstrates your business writing acumen.
** 2 Positions available
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have excellent writing, communication, and analytical skills, and be able to handle multiple priorities as part of a diverse team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

· Advanced usage of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); familiarity with Visio, Photoshop, and website editing a plus
· Strong planning, analytical, and organizational skills
· Excellent written and oral communication skills
· Self-motivated and able to transition between independent and team-based work
· Ability to multi-task and contribute to multiple projects concurrently

UK Internal Audit (UKIA) assists university management, administration, and the Board of Trustees in the effective discharge of their fiduciary and administrative responsibilities by providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services with respect to evaluating risk management, internal controls, and governance processes.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Prefer experience in business, accounting, communications, information technology and/or auditing experience.
Deadline to Apply 05/31/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2023-01-30 Expires: 2023-04-06

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Graduate Assistant - Internal Audit (2 positions)

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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