Manager - Internal Audit
Posted on: February 16, 2020
OverviewIt takes someone special to be an auditor. It takes
someone with an eagle eye for evaluating policies, procedures and
controls. It takes someone with experience in security,
infrastructure, development change management, and compliance
concepts whos not afraid to speak up and offer suggestions for
improvements. It takes someone with the skills to manage multiple
resources to get a job done. Youve already got what it takes to be
an auditor. At Nelnet, well give you what it takes to be
extraordinary.Under the Audit Services Internal Audit Director, the
Manger Internal Audit serves an important role assisting in the
execution of the annual internal audit plan; participating in
audits of various departments and processes. The Manager - Internal
Audit analyzes internal controls over Nelnets diverse technology
environment including areas such as physical security, access
provisioning, system logging and monitoring, and systems
continuity. The end result of the Mangers efforts provide
assurances to its customers related to the adequacy of Nelnets
control environment, systems reliability and quality of
information, all in an effort to maintain Nelnets reputation as a
leader in the financial services industry.This position requires
work in support of the Companys contract with the United States
Department of Education (ED). As such, the United States Government
requires that any applicant for this position must complete United
States Government security clearance. Effective June 1, 2018, ED
has informed Nelnet that security clearance applications for
foreign nationals are not being accepted or processed. In light of
this direction from ED, Nelnet will be unable to hire applicants
without United States citizenship for such
- Assist the Internal Audit Director with scheduling assignments
in an effort to effectively execute the audit plan.
- Manage all aspects of executing audit projects, including the
development of audit programs, audit support documentation,
workpaper review, and drafting of the audit report to ensure
compliance with utilizing COSO objectives and components or other
- Work closely with management of all areas of the Company in
assessing risk, completing independent/objective evaluations of
risks and processes, recommending improvements to the associated
controls and processes, and following up to ensure accurate and
timely implementation of agreed upon recommendations.
- Oversee the process of performing audit work and required
documentation for external auditors in their execution of SSAE 18
and SOX engagements, as well as other external audits.
- Review process improvement designs and changes to internal
process activities to ensure internal controls that are consistent
with departmental objectives.
- Work with managers to resolve audit issues relative to risk
exposure and monitor implementation of control changes to reduce
risk subject to a cost benefit analysis.
- As appropriate, review systems development activities
associated with subsidiaries, new products and/or changes to vendor
- Provide consulting or special project services requested by
- Coordinate the administrative functions (hiring, personnel
development, ongoing performance appraisals, training budget, etc.)
associated with managing a team.
- Supervise staff regarding all of the duties
above.QualificationsEDUCATION:A bachelors degree (or equivalent) in
information systems, information technology, management information
systems, accounting, or similar technology-related
field.EXPERIENCE:At least 6 years of experience working in a
professional environment. Progressive roles and experience in
internal or external audit, quality assurance, process improvement,
technology, and/or accounting desired. At least 2 years of
experience managing people. Existing professional certification
required (e.g., CPA, CIA, CFSA, CRMA). Exposure to public companies
financial statements to include all aspects of the financial
presentation, accounting systems, tax issues, SEC filings, and SOX
compliance preferred.Knowledge working with audit analysis
software, general ledger software, Microsoft suite, etc. is a
- Desire to learn new concepts and think independently.
- Ability to adapt in fast-paced environment.
- Commitment to customer service.
- Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate thoughts verbally
and in writing.
- Demonstrated ability to analyze complex data.
- Expert knowledge of information systems, auditing, quality
assurance and control concepts.
- Demonstrated ability to build relationships, work in teams, and
interact with many levels of management.
- Demonstrated ability to work in an organized manner and meet
- Ability to travel (up to 10%).We encourage you to explore this
Nelnet opportunity and others atNelnetCareers.com.This position
requires work in support of the companys contract with the united
states department of education (ED). As such, the united states
government requires that any applicant for this position must
complete united states government security clearance. Effective
June 1, 2018, ED has informed Nelnet that security clearance
applications for foreign nationals are not being accepted or
processed. In light of this direction from ED, Nelnet will be
unable to hire applicants without united states citizenship for
such positionsEEO StatementNelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer,
complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action
to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that
employees are treated during employment, without regard to race,
color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital
status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal,
sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status
protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified
individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations
in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request
such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Talent Acquisition &
Recruiting.Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.Job
Locations US-NE-Lincoln - US-WI-MadisonPosted Date 1 week ago
(2/3/2020 4:22 PM)Job ID 2020-9914# of Openings 1Category
Keywords: Nelnet, Lincoln , Manager - Internal Audit, Executive , Lincoln, Nebraska
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