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Auditor Specialist II/I (Control Reviews)

As the Auditor Specialist II focused on information system control reviews, you are responsible for analyzing the adequacy of the general and application controls over a wide range of complex information systems. You develop and apply audit procedures to information systems applications, assess the reliability of computer generated data, and assess compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and requirements. You also function as a consultant to other Office staff and program managers on methods of testing systems and databases, technical assistance, and training on questions requiring information systems expertise. At times, you will also oversee the control review work of contractors, including reviewing contractors' reports and work papers. Specifically, you will:

  • Analyze gathered audit information, including an assessment of the reliability of computer generated data, to ensure accurate answers to audit questions and supported recommendations.
  • Share the methodology, results, and recommendations of audits through written documentation and verbal presentations.
  • Obtain and organize information relevant to the audit in order to make informed analyses, decisions, and recommendations within budget and timeline expectations.
  • Build cooperative working relationships with other audit staff, including providing technical guidance, to ensure cohesive teamwork and efficient audit processes.
  • Assist in advising the office management on developing current trends and standards related to information systems technologies and audits.
  • Review reports and work papers of contractors performing control reviews on behalf of the Office.
Position: Auditor Specialist II/I (Control Reviews)
Organization: CA State Auditor
Location: Sacramento,  CA 
United States
Salary: $100,080 - $131,580
Posting Start Date: 5/18/2023
Date Posted: 5/18/2023
  • You have strong analytical and communication skills with demonstrated experience synthesizing information and communicating in a clear and concise manner.
  • You have experience auditing information systems, including general and application controls.
  • You possess or are interested in pursuing a professional designation as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
  • You have experience using research and information-gathering techniques; basic principles and practices of descriptive and inferential statistics.
  • You have knowledge of principles and practices of organizational management including planning, organizing, accounting, auditing, and quantitative analysis methods.
  • You have knowledge of research and information-gathering techniques; basic principles and practices of descriptive and inferential statistics; operations, procedures, and functions.
  • You have experience programming using audit software products such as ACL; or other software products such as Tableau, ArcGIS, SAS, SQL, or R.
  • You have experience using or auditing PeopleSoft systems, including FI$Cal.
Status: This listing expires on: 6/17/2023
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CA State Auditor
621 Capitol Mall
Suite 1200
Sacramento,  CA 95814
United States
Isabella Nicolaides

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