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Auditor 1


Do you want your work in accounting or finance to help make your community stronger? The Department of the Auditor General (DAG) is 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 your community stronger.


As an Auditor 1 within the Bureau of County Audits, Liquid Fuels division, you will audit government agencies and programs as well as organizations, businesses, and other entities that receive state funds. You will be responsible for determining that all requirements for compliance with applicable law, regulations, guidelines, rules, and auditing standards are met. If you are enthusiastic, independent, and in possession of excellent communication and interpersonal skills, we want you on our team! 


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. 
  • 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
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday, with 60-minute lunch.
  • Routine travel to auditee sites is required. 
  • Telework: You may be expected to work from home (telework) full-time. In order to telework, 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.
Position: Auditor 1
Organization: Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General
Location: Harrisburg,  PA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 7/10/2024
Date Posted: 7/11/2024




Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in accounting, business, data analytics, finance, economics, math, or a closely related field; or 
  • Associate degree from an accredited college/university with an area of concentration in accounting, business, data analytics, finance, economics, math, or a closely related field; or 
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and training in accounting, auditing, or a closely related field.


 Additional Requirements:  

  • You must possess a valid 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 Internal Auditor (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. 
Status: This listing expires on: 8/10/2024
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Organization Information
Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General

Harrisburg,  PA 17120
United States
Courtney Brodbeck

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