Who Are We ?
Internal Audit contributes to UMDNJ’s Mission by:
- constantly enhancing and supplementing its audit methodology to incorporate best practices and guidelines issued from professional audit and control associations, governmental regulators, industry groups, and professional contact networking; and
- providing management with an independent assessment of control weaknesses and recommendations to improve controls.
By using a team approach, Internal Audit assigns individuals who have the best combination of skills and experience to participate in internal control reviews. Internal Audit has three individuals who have transferred from other UMDNJ departments. The majority of the audit staff has attained professional certifications and several individuals are pursing professional certifications.
Members of UMDNJ’s audit team hold the following professional licenses and certifications:
- CPA: Certified Public Accountant
- CIA: Certified Internal Auditor
- CFSA: Certified Financial Systems Auditor
- FSA: Fellow Certified Accountant (British Equivalent of USA's CPA)
- CFE: Certified Fraud Examiner
- CISA: Certified Information Systems Auditor
- CISSP: Certified Information System Security Professional
- CITP: Certified Information Technology Professional
- CCSA: Certification in Control Self-Assessment
- PMP: Project Management Professional
Members of UMDNJ’s audit team have affiliations with many professional associations, including:
- Association of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA)
- Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE)
- Information Systems & Control Association (ISACA)
- International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2)
- Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA)
- Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA)
- HealthCare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
Internal Audit can be viewed as a training area for future management. Working in Internal Audit presents opportunities to work with all levels of management University wide. This broad exposure lends itself to the development of skills that are necessary for good managers both inside Internal Audit and within the University.