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Staff Management Auditor (Specialist)
 The Division of Audits determines the legality and accuracy of all claims against the State through the performance of pre and post-payment audits. The Division assures the accuracy of local government claims and financial statements submitted to the state and federal government by annually reviewing and revising audit guidelines, reviewing audits performed by independent local auditors under these guidelines, and performing audits of a variety of state and federal programs. Through audit activity, the Division identifies improper expenditures of state and federal funds.
Position: Staff Management Auditor (Specialist)
Organization: California State Controller's Office
Location: Sacramento,  CA 
United States
Salary: $6,364.00-$8,366.00
Posting Start Date: 11/9/2022
Date Posted: 11/9/2022

This position has Telework options available.

The incumbent is required to have a valid driver license.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Candidates must perform the following functions with or without reasonable accommodations.)

  • Perform audits in an independent and proficient manner in order to fulfill contractual agreements; and statutory and constitutional responsibilities, using software such as Microsoft Office and TeamMate. 
  • Ensure that the audit work is properly supported and sufficient to support audit findings, and that it meets the requirements of SCO’s Engagement Manual and professional auditing standards.
  • Plan the audit to ensure that the audit objectives are met and that internal control is properly evaluated.
  • Determine hours required and estimated completion dates for each step in the engagement planning memorandum in accordance with the SCO’s Engagement Manual and professional auditing standards. 
  • Plan and complete assigned audits effectively within budgeted hours.
  • Evaluate auditee’s system of internal control significant to the audit objectives, and make recommendations, where appropriate, as required by the audit scope in accordance with the SCO’s Engagement Manual and professional auditing standards. 
  • Perform expanded testing of internal control as deemed necessary.
  • Recommend changes or updates to audit programs or procedures to the auditor-in-charge or Senior Management Auditor. Inform the Senior Management Auditor of the audit progress, audit problems, new audit areas, and other factors affecting audit operation and timeliness of reports.
  • Provide technical advice to management concerning audit report preparation and audit finding presentation to ensure that the SCO’s Engagement Manual and professional auditing standards are followed.
  • Provide the field audit supervisor with information for evaluating staff performance.
  • Plan, coordinate and assign audit tasks to each team member.
  • Train and assist auditors in developing audit findings and recommendations.
  • Conduct meetings and discuss audit issues and findings.
  • Review audit working papers for clarity and accuracy.     
  • Conduct research of complex audit issues utilizing various resources such as state and federal law, state administrative procedures, codes, legislation, etc.
  • Coordinate with the Senior Management Auditor in initiating changes to the audit programs and work papers structure/content as a result of legislation, regulations, state and federal laws, legal opinions, etc.
  • Perform other special projects as required, including assisting the Senior Management Auditor in drafting legal opinions, budget change proposals, and legislative bill analyses.
Status: This listing expires on: 1/8/2023
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Organization Information
California State Controller's Office

Sacramento,  CA 95816
United States
Division of Audits

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