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AUDITOR 4

  • 510515
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Aug 17 2022 at 23:55 MST

DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

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PERFORMANCE AUDITOR

(AUDITOR 4)

DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

Job Location:

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

This position may be available for remote work within Arizona (2 days per week in the office/hoteling and 3 days remote).

Posting Details:

Salary: $74,860 - $84,860 

Anticipated Salary: $79,860.00

Grade: 23

Closing Date: 08/17/2022

Job Summary:

The Performance Auditor's primary function is to develop and leverage data analytic techniques to increase the coverage of audit assessed risk for all audits conducted by Audit & Analysis, and the depth to which these risks are examined. This position will work independently, under the limited supervision of the Performance Audit Supervisor, assist in audit planning, development of audit programs, and reporting of performance audit results. Complex and difficult audits are to be performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and the Institute for Internal Auditors' International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), to recommend controls to: (i) minimize risk; (ii) enhance efficiencies and effectiveness of operations and; (iii) increase accountability. The position will ensure audit conclusions are well supported by sufficient and appropriate audit evidence, and produce high quality written reports presenting complex data clearly and concisely, needing only minimal revision.

The State of Arizona strives for a work culture that affords employees flexibility, autonomy, and trust. Across our many agencies, boards, commissions, many State employees participate in the State’s Remote Work Program and are able to work remotely in their homes, in offices, and in hoteling spaces. All work, including remote work, should be performed within Arizona, unless an exception is properly authorized in advance.

Job Duties:
  • Performs complex and difficult audits independently using approved audit programs and documents results in work papers prepared in accordance with GAGAS and IPPF and within established budgeted hours.

  • Analyzes and tests records to ensure accuracy, consistency, and compliance with applicable laws, policies and procedures in accordance with GAGAS and IPPF, ensuring conclusions are logical, well supported, and reasonable. Present complex data clearly and concisely in accordance with GAGAS and IPPF.

  • Prepares audit work to include sufficient, relevant, and competent evidence to provide a basis for conclusions reached by interpreting and evaluating data to determine if the information provided is accurate, reliable and complete. Prepare audit programs and risk assessments that ensure the audit scope will be met, and identify quality and extent of work performed.

  • Evaluates operations to determine if they are performed in the most efficient and effective manner possible. Determines whether there are best
    practices that would improve the activities operations.

  • Performs follow-up work as directed by a supervisor or coaching notes to verify, expand or supplement previous information gathered. Responds to inquiries related to procedures, timelines, and other requirements to facilitate efficient resolution of audit exceptions. Evaluates the adequacy of the corrective action taken to resolve deficiencies.

  •  Create, or lead the creation of, and present oral/written reports to the Internal Audit Manager, Chief Auditor, management, process owner(s), and/or other stakeholders during and at the conclusion of audits. Write audit reports, memos, and letters from scratch and in a clear and concise manner.

  • Manage audit budgets and audit deadlines, monitoring own progress under limited supervision, identifying problems, and apply corrective actions to complete smaller assignments effectively in a reasonable time frame.

  • Communicates throughout the audit with the auditee to ensure audit issues are mutually understood as they are developed. Conducts audit entrance and exit conferences and other meetings as needed to complete the audit.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge in

•Audit concepts, techniques and methods
•Audit standards, internal controls, audit software, COSO
•Data extraction and analysis software

Skill in

•Critical thinking and problem solving
•Analyzing qualitative and quantitative data
•Use of professional judgment
•Time management

Ability in

•Work effectively under limited supervision
•Create audit programs from scratch and perform high-risk
and complex assignments
•Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
•Perform detailed work quickly and accurately
•Interpret laws, rules, regulations, and policies
•Establish and maintain effective relationships

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate for this position will have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or other field emphasizing analytical skills, research, writing and organization of data. Minimum of 2 years of professional, complex, and diverse audit experience. Prefer CPA, CIA or other professional designation.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Valid state driver's license with an acceptable 39 month driving history

Benefits:

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

By providing the option of a full-time or part-time remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. An agency may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.

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

Retirement:

Mandatory participation in the Arizona 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.

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.