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Auditor 4


Do you have excellent auditing abilities 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. Under the Department of the Auditor General, 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. Make a meaningful difference with our team!

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The Department of the Auditor General (DAG) is looking to fill one Auditor 4 position within the Bureau of Performance Audits. An employee in this position is responsible for supervising the work of performance audits of Commonwealth agencies and state-owned institutions, as well as other special projects as assigned by management. The Auditor 4 position is responsible for planning, directing, and supervising auditors in accordance with department and bureau policies, procedures, and Government Auditing Standards, as applicable, as well as relevant laws, regulations, and auditing standards. The Auditor 4 motivates, empowers, and builds teamwork by providing mentorship and on-the-job training to the audit staff. Auditor 4s also complete and submit administrative reports, travel to audit sites and training sessions within and outside the Commonwealth, and perform other related duties as required.

Work Schedule and Additional Information: 

  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 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. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg. 
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
Position: Auditor 4
Organization: The Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General
Location: Harrisburg,  PA 
United States
Salary: $74,191-$112,666
Posting Start Date: 3/18/2024
Date Posted: 2/9/2024



Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/auditing from an accredited college or university; or 
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with at least 12 credits in accounting/auditing and an equivalent combination of work experience in government auditing and training.


Additional Requirements: 

  • You must have a valid Pennsylvania Drivers' License. 
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.


Preferred Qualifications (not required):

  • One or more of the following certifications:
    1. CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
    2. CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner)
    3. CGAP (Certified Government Auditing Professional)
    4. CGFM (Certified Government Financial Manager)
    5. CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)
    6. CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)

 Legal Requirements:

  • A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports. See hiring agency contact information. 


How to Apply:

  • Your application must include transcripts and a resume
  • 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.  




Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).


If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date. 


The Department of the Auditor General is committed to policies providing equal opportunity for everyone. Accordingly, all employment decisions are made without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. In addition, department employees are bound by a code of conduct that prohibits any form of harassment, including sexual harassment.


The Department of the Auditor General’s DEI program includes recruitment efforts focused on attracting a diverse population of qualified candidates. We are invested in creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace where both our present and prospective employees may be authentic. We are dedicated to ensuring our internship and employment opportunities are accessible to all aspiring professionals within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Status: This listing expires on: 3/10/2024
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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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