Auditor V - Performs highly advanced and/or managerial (senior-level) auditing work. Work involves conducting, planning, scheduling, coordinating, and reviewing audits and reporting results; and providing guidance and assistance in governmental auditing. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Auditor VI - Performs advanced and/or supervisory (senior-level) auditing work. Work involves examining, investigating, and reviewing records, reports, financial statements, and management practices to ensure legal compliance with state statutes and internal regulations; conducting audits for program economy, efficiency, and effectiveness; and interpreting and applying legal decisions and departmental rulings. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Essential Job Elements:
Perform internal audit work, including planning, preparing audit programs, performing fieldwork, preparing working papers, and writing audit reports, in accordance with internal auditing standards. Use a risk-based approach to identify audit objectives, audit steps to perform, and results to include in reports. Complete audits, QC review assignments and special projects. Manage projects to meet agreed-upon deliverable dates and the budgeted number of hours. Report status to Internal Audit management at least every 2 weeks, including any deviations from the plan and justification for any overages. Provide interim working papers for supervisory review at least every 2 weeks. Communicate the ongoing and final results of audits and special projects in a timely manner. Communicate with auditee regarding audit progress at least every 2 weeks. Provide non-audit services that meet the client’s expectations and meet established timelines within acceptable variances, including special projects, investigations, and management assistance. Obtain sufficient training to meet both agency requirements as well as any applicable certification requirements. Obtain sufficient training to ensure a knowledge of current GAGAS and ISPPIA standards, as well as specific topics related to audit assignments. Participate in professional associations. Follow the Institute of Internal Auditors Code of Ethics.
Auditor V - Graduation from a four-year college/ university with a major course work in finance, accounting, mathematics, business administration, or related field, plus four years progressive experience participating in financial, program, organizational, performance, IT, policy, and/or compliance audits or reviews. Auditor VI - Graduation from a four-year college/ university with a major course work in finance, accounting, mathematics, business administration, or related field, plus four years progressive experience participating in financial, program, organizational, performance, IT, policy, and/or compliance audits or reviews. Has one of the following: Certified Public Accountant, (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Information System Auditor (CISA).
Certifications related to the auditing profession such as CIA, CPA, or CISA is preferred. Experience in any of the following: Performing audits of investments, federal grants or contracts, IT systems, fraud investigations, or governmental auditing
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge of the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing; of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards; and of internal audit procedures and processes. . Skill in use of computer and related equipment, including the use of electronic working papers; Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent to include word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software programs. Ability to train and/or supervise the work of others; to lead an audit team; to communicate audit findings and recommendations effectively both orally and in writing; to process and assimilate large amounts of reading materials; to interpret statues and instructions, to evaluate accounting and /or management operations systems for accuracy and legal conformance; and to prepare clear, concise reports and audit findings.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires the employee to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (standing and walking) is routinely required to carry out some duties. This position requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact and communication. It requires the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, and reach as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Ability to read printed materials and computer screens. The individual must be able to lift, pull, physically handle, and transport records, documents, boxes, and all related information and materials, weighing up to 20 pounds when required. The individual must be able to sit for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including fieldwork and training assignments.
Other (licenses, certifications, et cetera):
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