Collects and analyzes data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies. Examines, investigates, and reviews records, reports, financial statements and management practices. Plans and organizes audit procedures and prepares detailed reports on audit findings. Reports to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommends changes in operations and financial activities.
- Performs difficult, highly complex, and/or sensitive audits. Scope may include multi-discipline or multi-functional areas of a complex nature.
- Advises on the requirements, liabilities, and penalties of compliance and noncompliance.
- Prepares audit reports, outlines, and draft and final reports.
- Develops audit scopes, objectives, and procedures in accordance with generally-accepted auditing standards (GAAS) and government audit standards (GAS).
- Auditing accounting and auditing methods and systems, along with general auditing standards and procedures.
- Computer technology principles, terminology, and programming.
- Federal regulations, Arizona Revised Statutes, applicable agency manuals, and policies and procedures.
- Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Lean methodologies.
- Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
- Training skills.
- Analytical skills.
- Compose clear and concise audit reports.
- Accurately complete and assemble audit working papers.
- Accurately analyze and interpret data.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.
Bachelor's degree in accounting or closely related field with a minimum of two years experience as an Auditor or equivalent. Preference given to applicants with Public Health experience. Prefer Certified Internal Auditor (CIA); Certified Public Accountant (CPA);
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE); Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and/or Certified Gov. Auditing Professional (CGAP)
Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.