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Auditor IV-VI
SALARY:
Auditor IV: $53,734 – $85,388 /yr
Auditor V: $61,420 – $97,760 /yr
Auditor VI: $70,235 – $111,926 /yr

HIRE DATE: Dependent on applicant’s availability

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The successful applicant will perform auditing work for the State Auditor’s Office, the independent auditing organization of Texas state government. Senior Auditors perform risk assessments, develop audit programs, conduct audit procedures, reach conclusions based on evidence, and make recommendations to improve government operations. Work is conducted in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. We are seeking Senior Auditors able to manage and conduct audit procedures (including IT audit procedures) on financial and/or performance audits of agencies, institutions of higher education, and other entities that receive state funding. Applicants must be willing to travel within Texas up to 25 percent of the time.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Responsible for planning and completing a significant aspect of an audit.
  • Reviews IT systems and controls (general and application) at state entities to assess data reliability and security and vulnerability of systems.
  • Prepares or supervises the preparation of flowcharts, diagrams, and tables that depict IT systems and processes.
  • Applies project management tools to plan and track an audit’s timeframes.
  • Determines the appropriate data analysis tools (e.g., Excel, Access, ACL, SAS) and is able to use one or more to complete audit procedures.
  • Prepares and reviews others audit documentation to ensure conformance with auditing standards.
  • Concisely and accurately presents verbal and written information to clients and management.
  • Works independently with some guidance from supervisors.
Position: Auditor IV-VI
Organization: Texas State Auditor's Office
Location: Austin,  TX 
United States
Salary: Auditor IV: $53,734 – $85,388 /yr Auditor V: $61,420 – $97,760 /yr Auditor VI: $70,235 – $111,926 /yr
Posting Start Date: 1/2/2023
Date Posted: 11/8/2022
Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Auditor IV
Bachelor’s degree (copy of transcript requested upon interview) or Master’s degree in accounting, business administration, computer science, computer/management information systems or related field. 2 to 4 years’ experience in auditing, information technology/systems auditing, financial analysis, accounting, or other relevant fields is preferred. Relevant certifications and advanced degree may substitute for one year of experience. Certifications, advanced degrees, and years of experience will be considered in determining salary level.

Auditor V
Bachelor’s degree (copy of transcript requested upon interview) or Master’s degree in accounting, business administration, computer science, computer/management information systems or related field. 4 to 7 years’ experience in auditing, information technology/systems auditing, financial analysis, accounting, or other relevant fields is preferred. Relevant certifications and advanced degree may substitute for one year of experience. Certifications, advanced degrees, and years of experience will be considered in determining salary level.

Auditor VI
Bachelor’s degree (copy of transcript requested upon interview) or Master’s degree in accounting, business administration, computer science, computer/management information systems or related field. 6 to 9 years’ experience in auditing, information technology/systems auditing, financial analysis, accounting, or other relevant fields is preferred. Relevant certifications and advanced degree may substitute for one year of experience. Certifications, advanced degrees, and years of experience will be considered in determining salary level.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of auditing standards.
  • Knowledge various audit methods, including process mapping.
  • Knowledge of information technology/system controls.
  • Skill in critical thinking
  • Skill in identifying and assessing internal control structures.
  • Skill in sampling and interpreting results.
  • Skill in data analysis techniques.
  • Skill in identifying and assessing risks.
  • Skill in gathering, analyzing, and drawing accurate and logical conclusions about information.
  • Skill in communicating complex and technical information in writing and verbally both clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to apply project management concepts to plan and monitor own and others’ work.
  • Ability to supervise and coach others and provide constructive feedback.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and clients.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in public sector auditing (information systems or financial), Single Audit Act federal compliance auditing, cost accounting, budgeting in Texas government, or accounting/business processes. Desired certifications include: Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or other relevant certifications.
Status: This listing expires on: 2/6/2023
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Organization Information
Name:
Texas State Auditor's Office
Address:
1501 North Congress Ave.

Austin,  TX 78701
United States
Email:
Janet.Milkovic@sao.texas.gov
Phone:
15129369500
Fax:
15129369400
Contact:
Human Resources

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