Chief Audit Officer

Department/Agency of position: 
School Employees Retirement System of Ohio
Location of position: 
Columbus, OH
Wage/Salary: 
Compensation is based on experience with a range of $135,000 to $160,000
Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Closing Date: 
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Job Description: 

Ohio School Employees Retirement System Chief Audit Officer

SERS, with approximately $14.7 billion in net assets at FY2018, is searching for a Chief Audit Officer (CAO) to join this highly regarded public retirement system. Located in Columbus, Ohio, SERS, serving over 240,000 members and more than 1,000 employers, is a statewide, cost sharing, multiple employer defined benefit retirement system for nonteaching persons.

The CAO, reporting to the Audit Committee of the Board, is responsible for directing and managing activities of the Internal Audit function. The CAO is also a member of the executive team.

The ideal candidate will have 7+ years audit experience. Preference to candidates with knowledge of claims processing, investments, healthcare, and information technology. A bachelor’s degree is required (advanced degree preferred). A CPA, CIA, CISA and public accounting or public sector experience are preferred.

The CAO must exhibit the highest level of professional independence and objectivity in gathering, evaluating and communicating information, and make a balanced assessment of all the relevant circumstances in forming judgments.

The successful candidate will be a confidant leader with a strong ability to communicate effectively and establish effective and collaborative working relationships with many people across the organization.

Compensation is based on experience with a range of $135,000 to $160,000. An attractive benefits package and relocation assistance will be provided. Contact Hudepohl & Associates at info@hudepohl.com or 614-854-7300.

SERS is strongly committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE.