SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR - 40010151, 400101152

Date: Jun 17, 2024

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:       

COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE

DATE POSTED:            

SEPTEMBER 1, 2023

CLOSING DATE:           

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

HIRING RANGE:

$61,041.00 - $82,000.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40010151, 40010152

JOB TYPE:

FULL-TIME

 

**This posting is subject to close without prior notification.**

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

The purpose of this position is to conduct professional internal audits of the County’s accounting records and systems. Duties may vary according to the complexity and scope of the audit.

This job is performed under regular supervision, independently performing routine assignments.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Participate in the preliminary planning of audits and preparation of audit programs.
  • Examine and analyze risks, internal controls, programmatic data, financial statements and/or systems for accuracy, completeness and conformance to guidelines and regulations.
  • Conduct reviews of contracts and other activities as required.
  • Perform special investigations, studies and evaluations as assigned.
  • Perform audits of nonprofit organizations receiving County funds.
  • Assist external auditors with the preparation of reconciliations and schedules of Federal and State Awards.
  • Coordinate and supervise the work assignments of internal auditors.
  • Performs related tasks as required.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting/audit principles and other applicable guidelines, laws/general statues etc.
  • Knowledge of various software programs used during audits.
  • Ability to accurately interpret and apply knowledge of laws, regulations, procedures, generally accepted accounting/auditing principles, technical and professional standards.
  • Ability to prepare work plans, apply sampling techniques, and to audit various complex financial systems and/or programs.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in written format.
  • Ability to supervise the work of subordinates.
  • Ability to identity substantive issues that require research.
  • Ability to recognize deficiencies in controls or other weaknesses.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members and others.

 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

Requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or economics from an appropriately accredited institution with 24 semester hours in accounting, supplemented by five (5) years of accounting/internal audit experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

 

 

UNAVOIDABLE HAZARDS (WORK ENVIRONMENT):

  • None

 

 

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES (PREFERRED):

 

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE:

 

Durham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires Durham County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires Durham County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualifed persons with disablities. Prospective and current employees are encourged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


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