VIA Employment Job Summary
 
Job Summary
Job Title:   CHIEF AUDIT OFFICER

Starting Salary:   Commensurate with experience

Job Description:   Plans, develops, recommends and implements audit procedures and systems consistent with requirements set forth by VIA’s Board of Trustees, through the Audit Committee, regulatory agencies and industry best practices. Oversees the internal audit function. Responsible for the development and implementation of internal financial and operational audits through supervision and direction of certified professional level auditing staff. Responsible for determining and reporting on the reliability and integrity of financial information and the means used to identify, measure, classify and report such information. Responsible for ascertaining and reporting VIA compliance with regulatory directives, Board and organizational policies, and internal rules, policies, procedures, or standards. Appraises the effectiveness, economy and efficiency with which resources are employed. Responsible for the administration of VIA’s Fraud, Waste and Abuse Program, for receiving and investigation allegations of ethics/standards of conduct violations, and for the facilitation of actions to resolve vendor protests of VIA procurement solicitations. Serves as the focal point for all audits, evaluations, reviews, appraisals, etc. conducted by external agencies. Serves as a reporting point for ethics complaints and as staff liaison to Ethics Committees.

Education and Experience:   Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, with at least 30 hours of accounting. Masters Degree is preferred. Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Must have at least 10 years experience in Internal Auditing and/or Audit/Management Advisory or Consulting Services with a public accounting firm, including a minimum 5 years supervisory experience. Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) a plus. Governmental accounting/auditing and transit industry experience preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be acceptable

 Closing Date:  02/21/2020



VIA Metropolitan Transit is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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