This position serves as an advanced auditor in the Financial and Internal Audit Unit. The auditor is responsible for executing highly complex professional internal auditing work assignments independently and under general supervision. The auditor will execute audits as directed by the audit plan using a risk-based approach, which includes planning audits, conducting fieldwork and drafting audit reports of findings and recommendations. The auditor will be in charge of audit engagements and will exercise substantial judgment. The type of audit engagements includes: performance, financial-related and compliance audits as well as other assignments as determined by management. The auditor will develop risk-based auditing programs. The auditor must have in depth knowledge of local, state, federal regulations and general statutes governing the area of work. Proficiency with data systems, audit reporting, decision analytics and developing and maintaining customer relationships is key in this position. Clear and concise written and verbal communication is required.
Some overnight travel for audits and training is required for this position
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Qualified applicants must submit an application that clearly reflects work experience that demonstrates the following:
Extensive knowledge of professional standards, such as generally accepted accounting principles, the International Professional Practices Framework (Standards), also known as the Red Book, and/or Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), also known as the Yellow Book, as well as local, state and federal regulations and statutes governing the area of work.
Experience in leading and conducting audits such as performance, financial or financial-related and/or compliance audits in accordance with relevant auditing standards.
Experience in writing audit reports of findings and recommendations.
Experience in interpreting or applying policies and/or regulations.
Experience in identifying business risks and evaluating internal controls.
***For current State employees, please note that as of June 1st, 2018: promotional and RIF priority will be determined and salary administration will be based upon the new Statewide classification system.***
Preferences: Management prefers applicants who have certifications or working towards certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Applicant must meet both the minimum requirements and all posted Knowledge, Skills and Ability requirements to be considered Qualified for the position. It is important that your application includes all your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application. NCDOT will not accept "See Attached" or "See Resume" in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting date will be accepted.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
As per General Statute: 143-746 (c) Appointment and Qualifications of Internal Auditors. Any State employee who performs the internal audit function shall meet the minimum qualifications for internal auditors established by the Office of State Personnel, in consultation with the Council of Internal Auditing. The required education and experience requirements are: Internal Auditor I: Bachelor s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Internal Auditor II: Bachelor s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned and two years of related experience; or a Bachelor s degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor or related certification or licensure and two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Internal Auditor III: Bachelor s degree in accounting or a discipline related to the program area assigned and three years of related experience; or a Bachelor s degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor; or related certification/license and three years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply online at the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources website by 5:00pm on December 7, 2018. The link below will direct you to the website.