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Deputy Director - Audit Division
The Audit Division of the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) is responsible for conducting performance audits of the executive branch of State government, including all entities exercising executive branch authority, public institutions of higher education, independent State authorities, municipal governments and school districts in accordance with Government Auditing Standards.  The Deputy Director of the Audit Division works collaboratively with the State Comptroller, Directors, Audit Supervisors, and staff auditors to carry out the initiatives of the Audit Division. The Deputy Director will fulfill the role of the Director as needed and assist in day-to-day duties to successfully manage and maintain operations.  

• Assists Director in overseeing the ongoing progress of audit planning, including the analysis of risk throughout state and local government to ensure efficient and meaningful deployment of personnel and audit resources. 
• Supports the Director in ensuring that the audits are performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and ensures that all audits are completed within the Division’s quality-control system.
• Assists in setting timelines for performance audits and other projects and measures the Division’s adherence to benchmarks and goals for completion of such audits and projects.   
• Provides appropriate staff supervision and timely review of work. 
• Oversees audit teams providing guidance to ensure audits and reports are issued timely. 
• Develops action plans for staff development as needed to ensure effective and efficient audit methodology, work papers that meet GAGAS and OSC standards, and audit reports that offer recommendations for improved operations.
• Works with the Comptroller, Audit Director and Directors of other OSC divisions to develop and implement audit and office-wide strategic initiatives. 
Position: Deputy Director - Audit Division
Organization: NJ Office of The State Comptroller
Location: Trenton,  NJ 
United States
Salary: $115-125k
Posting Start Date: 2/1/2023
Date Posted: 11/3/2022
Requirements • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field with a minimum of 21 accounting credits.   
• A minimum of seven (7) years of increasingly responsible professional auditing experience, at least three years of which have been in a supervisory capacity.   
• Significant knowledge of and experience conducting performance audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards. 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• CPA, CIA, CFE or other similar certification preferred, but not required.   
• Experience with financial audits involving government entities preferred, but not required.
•  Residency Requirement - Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act,” all new public employees are required to obtain principal residence in the State of New Jersey within one (1) year of employment.    

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references with whom you have worked.
Status: This listing expires on: 2/1/2023
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Organization Information
NJ Office of The State Comptroller
20 West State Street

Trenton,  NJ 08625
United States
Christopher Jensen

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