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SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR - 40010044

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US

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:       

Social Services (DSS)

DATE POSTED:            

November 17, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

November 27, 2021

SALARY MIN:  

$51,132

SALARY MAX:

$92,038

HIRING RANGE: $51,132 - $71,585

POSITION NUMBER:            

40004175

JOB TYPE:  

Full-Time

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

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

 

Work is performed under the appropriate level of supervision for an internal auditor by the DSS Assistant Director of Business Operations.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Conducts performance audits of DSS departments, programs, activities and functions in order to determine the results of operations, efficiency and economy of operations, or program results;
  • Documents audit test results and analysis including evidence necessary to support findings and recommendations for each audit performed;
  • Drafts audit corrective action plans and work tasks for review and approval by the DSS Assistant Director;
  • Analyzes DSS operational risks and related data and performance audit risks;
  • Determines appropriate evidence, obtains data and information, and prepares and reviews working papers and other evidence;
  • Serves as a liaison between Single Auditors and other audit personnel with DSS program staff, and fosters communication and collaboration with leadership related to audit reviews;
  • Prepares audit drafts and reports to communicate findings and conclusions;
  • Performs special investigations, studies, reconciliations and evaluations as assigned;
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Social Services programs and/or experience auditing within human services. 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in accounting or business and at least two (2) years of auditing experience.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Experience in audit/monitoring of Social Services and/or Human Services

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh