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How to Apply

Please provide a cover letter and resume.  The cover letter should outline:

  • Your skills and experiences that directly relate to the position responsibilities, and
  • The specific reasons for your interest in the position

Job Summary

Audit Services seeks an outstanding senior auditor to join our team. Audit Services is a resource and provides service to all areas of the university. We offer a challenging environment, professional opportunities, and work/life balance. Travel is not required, with the exception of occasional travel to professional development seminars and conferences. As a member of our team, the senior auditor is responsible for independently performing complex internal audit work. This work includes planning, risk assessment, fieldwork, analysis, determining the adequacy of internal controls, documenting client processes, and reviewing documentation. Deliverables include recommendations that address mitigation of risk, efficiency, accountability, and improved compliance.


Please note, there is a need for the selected candidate to secure reliable internet access/Wi-Fi due to the current remote work arrangement.  Once in-person operations resume, some on-site work will be required (including some onboarding) so the candidate must live within a reasonable commuting distance from Ann Arbor.  This position will have a potential for a flexible combination of on-campus and remote work responsibilities.


Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to the research, teaching and service missions of the university. Audit Services is committed to supporting university efforts to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion.


* Salary is commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate.

Who We Are

The Office of Audit Services consists of a 20-member team who provide high-quality assurance, management advisory, and other value-added services designed to assess and improve risk management, internal controls, compliance, and governance processes across the University of Michigan. We value respect, integrity, innovation, and professionalism, and operate in accordance with the IIA International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics. Please see for additional information.

Why Work at Michigan?

Diversity, professional career development, and job satisfaction are several of the reasons why the Chronicle of Higher Education has consistently featured the University of Michigan on its list of Great Colleges to Work For. With three campuses, 19 schools and colleges, world-class research facilities, and an exceptional health system, the University of Michigan is consistently ranked as one of America's top public universities. Please see for further information about the university.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree, ideally in accounting, finance, business, or related field or an equivalent amount of education and experience

Relevant professional experience in auditing and/or higher education operations

Solid organizational, time management, and leadership skills, including the ability to successfully work on multiple projects simultaneously

Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as an individual contributor or team member in a diverse work group and the wider university community

Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal, presentation, and organizational skills

Strong analytical and creative problem-solving abilities

This position requires commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Desired Qualifications*

Knowledge of higher education operations, university systems and data, and other compliance/regulatory requirements

Knowledge of auditing principles and techniques

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or other relevant professional certification (e.g., CISA, CFE)

MBA or Masters degree

Experience with data analytic software such as ACL

Knowledge of PeopleSoft, Concur, Hyperion, or Tableau

Underfill Statement

The position may be filled at an auditor level.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.