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SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR/FRAUD EXAMINER - 40010152

Date: May 1, 2022

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

DATE POSTED:            

March 7, 2022

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MIN:  

$51,132.00

SALARY MAX:

$92,038.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40010152

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

The purpose of this position is to conduct professional, complex internal audits of the County’s accounting records and systems and to serve as the primary Fraud Examiner for the County. The incumbent is considered a subject matter expert with extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, government auditing standards, and government regulations and statues. This position reports to the Director of Internal Audit.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • May serve as a lead auditor assigning work and monitoring work completion.
  • Plans and conducts special investigations, studies and evaluations as assigned; leads fraud investigations; conducts interviews, collects information/evidence, and determines validity.
  • Examines and analyzes risks, internal controls, programmatic data, financial statements and/or systems for accuracy, completeness and conformance to guidelines and regulations.
  • Participates in the preliminary planning of internal audits and preparation of audit programs.
  • Conducts reviews of contracts and other activities as required.
  • Prepares and maintains audit and general reports, records, work papers, memos, and other documents; communicates audit results, issues, and makes recommendations to senior leadership. 
  • Performs other related tasks.

 

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

 

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.

 

REFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

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

 

Durham County Government 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.


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh