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Director of Compliance

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Director of Compliance

Under operational supervision of the VP-CFO and programming guidance from the audit committee of the board, the Director of Compliance plans, conducts and reports the results of financial and operational audits of various College processes. This role requires a very high level of independent judgment and decision making in non-routine matters, as well as access to highly confidential information. This position is not responsible for management of the annual financial audit of the College.


•Perform and control the full internal audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations.

•With input from audit committee determine audit scope and develop annual internal audit plans.

•Ensure compliance with established internal control procedures by examining records, reports, operating practices, and documentation.

•Complete internal audit workpapers by documenting audit tests and findings.

•Appraises adequacy of internal control systems by completing audit questionnaires.

•Maintains internal control systems by updating audit programs and questionnaires; recommending new policies and procedures to ensure best in class processes.

•Communicates audit findings by preparing a final report; discussing findings with auditees and performs follow-up monitoring of managements engagement and ownership of corrective actions.

•Complies with federal, state, and local security legal requirements by studying existing and new security legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

•Prepares special audit and control reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing operating information and trends.

•Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


•BA in Accounting, plus 3-5 years' experience.

•Advanced computer skills in MS Office, knowledge of standard computer software and office equipment required.

•Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures.


•CPA certification


•Proven work experience as an Internal Auditor.

To review the full job description and apply online, please visit Employment offer contingent upon satisfactory results of a criminal background check. Kirkwood welcomes, values, and nurtures people of all backgrounds perspectives, and experiences as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences. AA/EEO employer.

Posted 09/16/16

Job ID: 20333925
Mactive ID: 33171