The Director of Internal Audit is responsible for conducting and supervising audits relating to financial activities of the Authority’s operations, recommends policies for activities to protect the assets and to prevent and detect fraud and abuse. This candidate directs and ensures the development and completion of a comprehensive audit program, provides an annual report, manages the solicitation and selection of the external auditor and directs audit staff and supplemental contracted staff in all aspects of implementing the audit plan, including identification, development, and documentation of audit issues and recommendation. This candidate develops recommendations for improving internal controls, operating efficiency, adequacy of records and record keeping and identifies and evaluates risk areas.
This candidate will report to the CEO and provides information to the Authority Board and its audit committee as required under the Public Airport Authority Act, Public Act 90, Michigan Public Acts of 2002, effective March 26, 2002.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Five years of recent, full time auditing experience in either an internal auditing or public accounting environment.
Two years of managerial/supervisory experience that includes managing personnel or contract staff and processes.
Must be a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Internal Number: 338
About Wayne County Airport Authority
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) welcomed nearly 35 million passengers in 2017 and is one of the world’s leading air transportation hubs. Established in 2002 by Michigan Public Act 90 (2002), the Airport Authority is an independent agency responsible for the operation of Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Willow Run Airport and Crosswinds Marsh. The Airport Authority directly employs more than 600 individuals across a number of disciplines, while the airports themselves are home to more than 18,000 jobs.