Job Description and Synthesis
Reporting to the Chief Audit Executive (CAE), this client-facing position will be responsible for defining, planning, and executing audits to evaluate operational, compliance, financial, and strategic risks and related internal controls. This position will work with the in-house internal audit team and external consultants to ensure successful completion of the audit plan and other internal audit activities. This position will also develop higher education risk and controls expertise and work across the institution to improve the control environment. This unique role will provide exposure
to a variety of areas in a University setting, including administration, research, academics, operations and information technology.
The Auditor will perform primary duties and responsibilities, such as:
IT Audit, Technology Audit, CISA, IT Assurance, Internal Audit
Spencer is the Founder and Managing Partner of MBK Search, LLC - an executive search firm that specializes in the governance, risk, compliance, and cybersecurity market space. Prior to founding MBK, Spencer was Head of Operational Risk at Bridgewater Associates. Before moving to Bridgewater, Spencer was the Head of Risk for ICAP, Plc covering the Americas Region. He started his career in venture capital as an investment associate.
Spencer graduated from Harvard University in 2001 and resides in Ridgefield, CT with his wife and two sons.