The successful candidate will act as the lead liaison with all auditors in handling all external and internal audit requests for information and facilitating the coordination of the actual audit of financial Sponsored Program activity. Develop corrective action responses to any audit findings or weaknesses. Provide leadership responsibility for financial compliance by creating and implementing a system for on-going evaluation of appropriate business processes, procedures, and controls. Ensure compliance with Uniform Guidance, sponsor guidelines and University policies.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Management, or related field
Six (6) or more years of experience in business administration, or financial management or related field which includes sponsored programs experience
Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required experience
Ability to analyze, interpret and implement uniform guidance; Federal, State, and sponsor guidelines; and University policies and procedures
Excellent oral and written communication, planning, problem-solving, organizational, project management and customer service skills
Ability to influence and build working relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels utilizing teamwork in daily work
Must possess a learning orientation to changing technology affecting business processes
Strong analytical skills and the ability to operate within the University's Financial, HR and ERA systems
Personal computer and related software skills, e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet, etc.
Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions immediately
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply