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Auditor 1 - Northwest Region

Do you have a degree in accounting or finance and want to help make your community stronger? We are looking for motivated self-starting individuals like you to join our team of fiscal watchdogs. This position is eligible for student loan forgiveness and provides excellent health, savings and retirement benefits. The biggest benefit of all is the impact you can have to make Pennsylvania stronger.

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The DAG is looking to fill one Auditor 1 positions within the bureaus of Fire Relief Audits.  The Auditor 1 positions involves auditing government agencies and programs as well as organizations, businesses and other entities that receive state funds.  The auditor determines that compliance with applicable law, regulations, guidelines, rules and auditing standards are being met.  Work duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Researching, learning, and applying laws, regulations, guidelines, and auditing standards;
  • Locating, evaluating, and analyzing records and other information; and
  • Creating, inputting, accessing, and retrieving data, including but not limited to audit work papers, audit findings, and audit/administrative reports.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:  

  • Full-time employment. 

  • Travel and overnight stays may be required as needed within Pennsylvania. 

  • Work hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with 60-minute lunch. 

  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) full-time. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. 

  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices. 

Position: Auditor 1 - Northwest Region
Organization: The Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General
Location: Harrisburg,  PA 
United States
Salary: $47,472.00 - $72,176.00 Annually
Posting Start Date: 6/12/2023
Date Posted: 5/10/2023



Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: 

  • Degree from accredited college or university with at least 12 credits in accounting/auditing; or

  • An equivalent combination of education with at least 12 credits in accounting/auditing, experience, and training.

Additional Requirements:

  • You must have a valid PA Drivers' License.

  • You must be able to perform essential job functions. 


Preferred Qualifications (not required): 

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

  • Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)

  • Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)

  • Certified Government Financial Manager (CIA)

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Legal Requirements: 

  • A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports.


How to Apply: 

  • You must attach a resume to your application. 

  • You must attach a transcript to your application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing dateLate applications and other required materials will not be accepted. 

  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.  

Status: This listing expires on: 7/9/2023
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Organization Information
The Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General
320 Finance Building
613 North Street
Harrisburg,  PA 17120
United States
Ashley M. Grimm, Esq.

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