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INTERNAL AUDITOR - 40007964

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

DEPARTMENT:       

County Manager 

DATE POSTED:            

November 13, 2018

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MIN:  

$39,600.00 

SALARY MAX:

$71,280.00 

POSITION NUMBER:            

40007964 

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs responsible, professional, and technical work evaluating County operations to determine if management controls are adequate, efficient, and achieves County objectives.

Work is performed under the appropriate level of supervision for an internal auditor by the Senior Internal Audits and/or Internal Audit Director.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Conducts performance, compliance, operational and financial audits in accordance with the GAAP and GAGAS;
  • Performs objective and systematic examinations and studies of evidence for providing an independent assessment of the performance of County programs, activities, or functions to provide information to improve accountability and facilitate decision-making by parties responsible for overseeing and initiating corrective action;
  • Documents audit test results and analysis including evidence necessary to support findings and recommendations of each audit performed;
  • Drafts audit programs and work tasks for review and approval by the Internal Audit Director;
  • Analyzes and evaluates the internal control system and documents any control weaknesses;
  • Determines appropriate evidence, obtains data and information, and prepares and reviews working papers and other evidence;
  • Prepares audit drafts and reports to communicate findings and conclusions;
  • Conducts audit follow-up, entrance and exit conferences;
  • Performs special investigations, studies, and evaluations as assigned; and
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Considerable knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures; and generally accepted auditing standards; ability to interpret and apply pertinent federal, state, and local laws to specific situations found in audits performed; ability to interpret and explain results and procedures used in an audit examination; comprehensive knowledge of state laws and local ordinances, high attention to detail and excellent analytical skills; ability to analyze and interpret complex financial data; active listening skills; ability to operate a personal computer and use applicable software packages; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduations from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in accounting or business and at least one year of auditing experience.

CERTIFICATION, LICENSE AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess or obtain the following Audit Certifications within two (2) years of employment: CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and/or Certified Public Accountant.

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh