Senior Auditor - Technology Specialist - Internal Audit

220812 Requisition #

Be a part of something exciting and position yourself for the future! As our Senior Internal Auditor - Technology Specialist you will use your technology skills to move the Department forward towards data management independence and use of computer assisted auditing techniques including continuous auditing.


Bring your knowledge, skills and passion to Creighton University and help us to lead, inspire, and make an impact on campus and in our communities. Hybrid work arrangement available. 


Creighton University, located in Omaha, NE, with campuses in Phoenix, AZ (Health Sciences) and Grand Island, NE (Accelerated Nursing) spans over 150 acres and employs over 2,000 people making it one of the largest employers in the Omaha community. A private comprehensive Jesuit university we are comprised of nine (9) colleges and schools including Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Professional and Continuing Education, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Professions, Dentistry, and a Graduate School. Founded in 1878, with annual enrollment of approximately 8,400 students, Creighton University is ranked 115th out of 443 national Universities by U.S. News & World Report magazine’s “America’s Best Colleges” edition.


Under the general direction of the Executive Director of Internal Audit, the Senior Auditor - Technology Specialist assumes responsibility for and performs value-added assurance and consulting engagements on the approved risk-based annual service plan in accordance with professional standards and Internal Audit Department policies and procedures. The Senior Auditor - Technology Specialist is a key driver and resource for the Department’s data accumulation and the management and utilization of technology to facilitate efficient achievement of audit objectives and procedures. The Senior Auditor - Technology Specialist is responsible for engagement execution including planning, fieldwork, and reporting and will work independently and may supervise the work of a small team of auditors including student interns and/or contractors (two to three individuals).



The successful candidate will possess the following characteristics: 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Accounting, Business Intelligence/Analytics, Computer Science, or Business Administration.

  • Hold an active professional certification: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA),  Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

  • Three to seven years of experience and working knowledge of professional auditing principles and practices. Previous experience in internal audit or public accounting is preferred.

  • Ability to capture, manage, and evaluate data, execute computer assisted audit techniques, and perform data analytics.

  • Proficiency in the execution of the audit process with consultative skills to conduct and participate in complex projects under the guidance of the Executive Director. 

  • Working understanding The IIA’s International Professional Practices Framework.

  • Working understanding of internal control frameworks, governance, and risk management practices.

  • Strong analytical skills, effective written and verbal communication skills, high attention to detail, and interpersonal and relationship building skills.

  • Ability to work with all levels of University management and staff to examine issues and formulate practical solutions.

  • Ability to multi-task with minimal supervision, efficiently manage time and workload, to include planning, organizing, prioritizing, and following through on a variety of tasks, assignments, projects, and reports.

  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office applications (word processing, spreadsheet, and database).


The following attributes will further distinguish the candidate:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Business Intelligence and Analytics.

  • Experience with Audimation’s IDEA data interrogation and analysis software or equivalent.

  • Experience with AuditBoard’s OpsAudit integrated audit management software or equivalent.

  • Understanding of college and university operations, associated risks, and the regulatory environment.


Each employee is a member of the Creighton community—and we want each individual to maintain a productive, healthy life on and off campus. In addition to our excellent benefits package (Medical, Vision, Dental, 403b Retirement Plans with immediate match, paid maternal and paternal leave), our employees enjoy a variety of programs and discounts to support a work-life balance to include: Tuition discounts and tuition remission programs, free on-campus gym memberships, wellness programs, legal assistance program, access to discounted pharmacy services, generous holiday schedules and more.


Creighton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We value a diverse, inclusive, respectful, and welcoming environment for all students, staff, faculty, and guests.


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AAP/EEO Statement 

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 



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