Senior Auditor

  • City of Grand Prairie, TX
  • Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Accounting and Finance
  • Salary: $65,311.00 Annually USD

Job Description

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to assist the City Manager and the City Council to implement their goals and objectives. This is accomplished by determining the efficiency and effectiveness of City operations. Other duties include reviewing internal controls and conducting compliance audits and fraud investigations. This position may also direct and conduct complex audit assignments, evaluate findings, formulates recommendations, and prepares audit reports.

Essential Job Functions

This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.

This position has responsibilities that require lifting up to 10 pounds on occasion.

  • Determines the efficiency and effectiveness of City operations by observing activities; interviewing employees; surveying customers; conducting analytical analysis; reviewing documentation; assisting departments to improve operations; making written recommendations for improvements to department managers and the City Manager; and comparing best practices with other cities.
  • Reviews internal controls by interviewing employees; reviewing documentation; gathering information from other agencies; forming conclusions; and writing reports for the department and City Manager.
  • Conducts compliance audits by reviewing current practices through interviews and reading documents; reviewing various requirements; forming conclusions; and writing reports for the department and City Manager.
  • Conducts fraud investigations by interrogating employees; reviewing documents; coordinating activities with the Police Department if necessary; forming conclusions; and writing reports for the department and City Manager.All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within your department/division.


Minimum Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may qualify. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Political Science, Psychology, Law, or Public Administration from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience: Three to five years of experience.
  • Licenses: Valid Texas Class C Driver's License required.
  • Certifications Required: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) preferred.
  • Reading: Advanced ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Math: Advanced ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Writing: Advanced ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Managerial: Receives Limited Direction: Within this position, the employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. The assignment may be reviewed.
  • Budget Responsibility: Prepares budget documents; and does research to justify language used in documents for a unit or division of a department. May recommend budget allocations. Does research for documents, compiles data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry. (Secretary, clerks, admin. Some level of budget responsibility but only in data input.)
  • Supervisory / Organizational Control: No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others.
  • Complexity: Work is of the broadest scope dealing with highly complex concepts or issues of great importance to the City. Highly important policies, procedures, actions or precedents may be approved, rejected, or recommended to a Department Head or CMO by individuals in this classification.
  • Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills: Recommendations regarding policy development and implementation are made and/or recommended. Evaluates customer satisfaction, develops cooperative associations, and utilizes resources to continuously improve customer satisfaction.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Special Instructions

Continuous

Job Address

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