The Office of Audit, Risk and Compliance (OARC) is a dynamic risk and controls focused partner for Duke University, Duke University Health System and their affiliated entities.
The Sponsored Programs Assurance Principal Auditor assists the Director in designing and executing sponsored program reviews of Duke University departments, institutes, centers and regulatory functional offices to ensure compliance with institutional policies and procedures, state and federal regulations. The program produces holistic financial and research integrity assurance that is used to support reporting to executive leadership and Duke's Audit and Compliance Committee.
Conduct risk-based monitoring and compliance assurance reviews across all aspects of sponsored research. Reviews focus on assessing the effectiveness of research administration practices which include but are not limited to financial compliance, scientific quality and accuracy, training, monitoring, response to detected problems, and balancing the regulatory burden.
Review and test compliance with institutional policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations through the inspection of physical operations, retrieval and review of documents and investigation of irregularities and errors. Perform directed reviews or investigations requested by university leadership or internal or external oversight bodies.
Compile information and/or prepare reports and analyses communicating review results with appropriate recommendations to key stakeholders; perform follow up to ensure complete and appropriate corrective action within risk tolerance parameters.
Candidates for the position must possess substantive sponsored programs administration knowledge, ability to write and verbally communicate complex subjects simply and effectively and identify/interpret trends within a risk framework.
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