|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs professional auditing work which may include some supervisory responsibility. Work involves responsibility for financial, operational, compliance and revenue audits of City departments and outside entities associated with the City. Work is performed under the supervision of the Audit Program Manager and is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment through conferences, reports submitted and results obtained.|
|Conducts audits, reviewing records and other documentation and interviewing management and other personnel, in order to obtain needed information.
Performs analyses, critiques and evaluations to determine legal, contractual and financial compliance, economy, efficiency, and performance effectiveness of the activities of departments and associated outside agencies.
Audits accounting and operational records, procedures and practices to determine accuracy and compliance with accepted practices, procedures and the law; reviews accounting and administrative controls in order to evaluate soundness and reliability.
Participates in designing and planning audit programs to identify internal control improvement opportunities and operating effectiveness and efficiency of City departments and outside agencies or to audit revenue sources and identify potential sources of new revenue; conducts preliminary survey in assigned department or agency to determine activities being performed and to develop recommendations as to audit needs; formulates and recommends audit work plan, including objectives, scope, techniques, and timetable, within established time constraints.
Audits financial records of various businesses which are regulated by, taxed by, and/or have contractual services with the City to determine compliance with applicable laws and contracts; performs audits of federal funds/expenditures administered by the City.
Prepares reports of audit findings and recommendations for corrective actions and operational and managerial improvements; presents findings to affected managerial personnel and high level municipal officials, explaining findings and encouraging implementation of recommendations; provides advice on internal controls, acceptable practices and procedures, and economy and efficiency issues.
May serve in a lead capacity and assign project tasks to various audit team members; ensures that work is completed in accordance with established plans and schedules; and coordinates preparation of written reports, ensuring that reports and associated documentation are complete.
Performs related work as required.
|Knowledge of auditing standards, accepted techniques and procedures.
Knowledge of sound internal controls and general business practices.
Knowledge of the principles, accepted accounting practices and Federal and State laws, City Policies and Procedures and City Codes pertinent to governmental accounting.
Knowledge of statistical and analytical evaluation techniques.
Knowledge of effective interviewing techniques.
Knowledge of information/technology data processing capabilities, controls and applications to accounting and other operational systems.
Knowledge of performance measurements and applications.
Ability to comprehend, analyze and evaluate situations, organizations, contracts, and systems and recommend modifications and improvement.
Ability to develop sound audit objectives and apply proper, effective auditing techniques.
Ability to prepare reports, both oral and in writing. Ability to compile documentation in support of report findings and recommendations, and to communicate them in a clear, concise and objective manner.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, municipal officials, and representatives of other governmental agencies and business concerns.
Ability to assign, schedule and coordinate the work of others.
|Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and six (6) months to one (1) year related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) certification desired.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROMOTION TO AUDITOR I TO II: Last performance evaluation must have resulted in an overall meets standards rating or better with no goal rating of less than meets standards.
REVISED: 8/11/00 - LYB
6/27/02 - VCJ - chg exp from some to 6 mths to 1 year as result of the 2000 pay plan