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Auditor 4


Are you searching for a career where you have the ability to utilize your degree in accounting or finance? Do you have prior auditing experience according to Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS)? The Department of Auditor General (DAG) is looking for a motivated self-starting professional 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. If you are interested in joining a team that strives to make the community stronger, apply today!

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The DAG is looking to fill an Auditor 4 position within the Bureau of State and Federal Audits. The Auditor 4 is responsible for supervising an audit team, to perform various assignments to complete the annual audit of the Commonwealth's Basic Financial Statements (BFS) as presented in the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR), the annual Single Audit of the Commonwealth, performance audits, or other engagement of Commonwealth agencies. In this role you will learn, research, and apply laws, regulations, and auditing standards applicable to audits. You will also be learning and administering the policies and procedures of the Department of the Auditor General. Work includes data entry, analyzing and evaluating accounts and records, compiling administrative reports, and providing training to subordinates. Effective communication is an essential function of this position as you will be collaborating with auditees, subordinates, and superiors. You will have the opportunity to travel to audit sites or training sessions throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
In order to succeed in this position, you must be organized and have the ability maintain and accrue knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and methods and their application to private or governmental accounting systems.

Work Schedule and Additional Information: 

  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday, with 60-minute lunch.
  • Occasional travel to Harrisburg Finance Building will be required.
  • Telework: You may be expected to work from home (telework) full-time. You must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection and work from an approved location inside Pennsylvania. 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.





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 possess an active Pennsylvania Driver's License.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Preferred Qualifications (not required):

  • One or more of the following certifications:
    • 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. See hiring agency contact information.  

How to Apply:

  • Your application must include a resume. 
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. 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.


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. 

Position: Auditor 4
Organization: PA Department of the Auditor General
Location: Harrisburg,  PA 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 5/2/2024
Status: This listing expires on: 6/1/2024
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Organization Information
PA Department of the Auditor General
613 North Street

Harrisburg,  PA 17120
United States
Courtney Brodbeck

The NASACT Community

NASACT serves as the premier organization working to bring together state auditors, state comptrollers and state treasurers to cooperatively address government financial management issues. NASACT also manages two secretariats - the National State Auditors Association (NSAA) and the National Association of State Comptrollers (NASC). Both NSAA and NASC are included under the umbrella of NASACT’s budget and utilize staff hired by NASACT.