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Senior Program Analyst—Performance Auditor

  • 510402
  • PHOENIX
  • AUDITOR GENERAL
  • Full-time

AUDITOR GENERAL

The Arizona Auditor General serves as an independent source of impartial information concerning State and local governmental entities and provides specific recommendations to improve the operations of those entities. We achieve our mission through the thoroughly specific research, audits, and investigations of our professional team members who educate stakeholders through our reports, alerts, and reviews. Since 1969, our office has continued to innovate, grow, and become one of the most highly regarded leaders in our field.

Join our team and make a positive difference in your community by promoting better government for all Arizona’s citizens.
We look forward to working with you!

Senior Program Analyst—Performance Auditor

AUDITOR GENERAL
YOU MUST APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE FOR THIS POSITION.

Job Location:

Address:  2910 N. 44th Street
                    Phoenix, AZ  850158

Posting Details:

YOU MUST APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE FOR THIS POSITION.

Starting Salary: $70,000 - $73,000 


What You'll Do:
  • Lead teams conducting performance audits and following up on previously issued performance audit reports of State agencies and programs.
  • Gather and review information to help identify areas of inquiry, perform audit procedures to obtain evidence, and review audit documentation that supports audit findings and recommendations. 
  • Draft and review audit findings and appropriate recommendations for improvement that meet Auditor General standard for clarity and completeness. 
  • Verbally communicate results of audit work with Auditor General and State agency management.
  • Supervise and develop audit team members.
  • Manage audit budgets and team member assignments, conduct team member performance evaluations, and discuss audit plans, issues, concerns, and findings with all stakeholders.
  • Occasionally travel out of town to conduct audits.

    YOU MUST APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE FOR THIS POSITION.
What You'll Need:
  • Specialized education/experience:
    • A bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or humanities that emphasizes analytical skills, research, writing, and data organization AND at least 5 years’ experience in performance auditing, financial and internal auditing, program evaluation, management or policy analysis, or related experience, OR 
    • A master’s degree in the social sciences or humanities and at least 3 years’ experience in performance auditing, financial and internal auditing, program evaluation, management or policy analysis, or related experience, AND
    • At least 1 year of supervisory experience. 
  • Strong Interest in public service and improving State government.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively and lead others in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Exemplary analytical, research, critical thinking, time management, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to follow professional auditing standards with integrity, build and sustain trust, promote an ethical climate, and handle confidential and sensitive information with due care.
  • Ability to synthesize audit evidence to reach conclusions.
 
Benefits:

• Generous paid vacation and sick leave with 10 paid holidays per year.
• Medical insurance, with the employer covering 88% of the premium cost.
• Retirement plan with 100% employer match of the 12.17% employee contribution and additional deferred compensation options.
• Business casual dress.
• Flexible Monday through Friday work schedules and telecommuting options.
• Continuing education provided and paid for by the employer.
• Tuition assistance program for those who qualify.
• Clear path to advance your career.
• Dental and vision insurance.
• Long-term disability insurance and optional short-term disability insurance.
• $15,000 life insurance policy and options to purchase additional coverage and supplemental coverage for dependents.
• Optional flexible spending accounts.

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

Retirement:

Arizona State Retirement System

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please contact Beth Entringer at 602-553-9854 or recruiter@azauditor.gov for assistance.

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AGENCY

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.