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  • 501849
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Oct 18 2021 at 23:55 MST


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Job Location:

Address:  1655 W. Jackson Street,  Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $60,544.75 - $72,500.00 

The anticipated salary is: $72,500.00

Grade: 23

Closing Date: 10/18/2021

Job Summary:

Our Auditor 4 position primarily conducts audits of Architect and Engineer (A/E) firms who perform federally funded contracted services for ADOT. These complex and difficult financial audits are conducted using Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and are designed to ensure compliance with state, federal, and department requirements. This position will work independently, under limited supervision of the External Audit Supervisor, performing testing of billed indirect cost rates and other costs and ensures audit work papers and conclusions are supported by sufficient and appropriate audit evidence. This position will also produce timely audit reports presenting complex data clearly and concisely.

Job Duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performs complex and difficult audits independently using approved audit programs and documents results in work papers prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).

  • Identifies and provides comprehensive and effective coverage of audit risks by performing and documenting a risk assessment using financial information provided by the A/E firm under limited supervision.

  • Communicate throughout the audit with the auditee to ensure audit issues are mutually understood as they are developed, conducts audit entrance and exit conferences.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Audit concepts including elements of an audit finding, risk assessments, sampling, materiality, etc.

  • Audit standards, internal controls, and audit software

  • Cost accounting concepts including indirect cost rates, direct/indirect costs


Skills in:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving 

  • Professional judgment

  • Time management


Ability to:

  • Work effectively under minimal supervision

  • Communicate concisely both orally and in writing

  • Interpret federal/state regulations and contract requirements

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships

  • Perform audit assignments timely, accurately, and within established budgeted hours

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

A CPA, CIA or other professional designation.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance, or other fields emphasizing analytical skills.

Minimum of 2 years of professional complex and diverse audit experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign PART 1 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Mandatory participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) is required.

Contact Us:

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) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


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.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.