Local Government Auditor
Location: Bismarck or Fargo, ND
Summary of Work
The North Dakota State Auditor's Office is working towards a better government by providing truthful, objective and independent information through audits for the citizens of North Dakota. We do this by following our core values: respect, excellence, leadership, integrity and teamwork.
We're looking for someone with natural problem-solving abilities and strong attention to detail to join our diverse team. While we are leaders in our field, we provide a welcoming and flexible environment with a commitment to work-life balance. We also offer an exceptional benefits package and all the training opportunities you'll need to help you reach your highest potential.
Provide objective analysis so management and those charged with governance and oversight can use the information to improve program performance and operations, reduce costs, facilitate decision-making with parties Responsible for overseeing or initiating corrective action, and contribute to public accountability.
Under supervision, receive training and assist in conducting information system audits of state entities. As knowledge and skills increase, greater responsibilities will be given.
Analyzes accounting forms, records, internal controls, and related computer systems.
Assist in the examination of financial records data, and related computer systems.
Approximately 10-20% travel required (travel consists of both day traveling and overnight traveling).
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, Statistics, Economics, Finance, or related area from an appropriately accredited institution. Applicants who anticipate receiving their degree in May of 2021 are eligible to apply; the start date is flexible.
Must be able to effectively communicate orally in writing with other office employees and audit clients.
Requires successful completion of the hiring process including reference, background and criminal record checks.
Have a professional certification such as CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, etc. and/or have successfully completed one or more sections of the CPA exam.
Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
In addition to the Accounting or Business-related degree, have a master's degree or major/minor in accounting, business, management, finance, economics, communications and/or computers.
Have recent, directly related auditing and/or accounting experience.
Critical thinking and analytical ability.
Applicants must complete the State of North Dakota online application, along with uploading a cover letter, addressing how all minimum qualifications/requirements are met, a current rsum, and an unofficial college transcript. Applications must be completed by 11:59 pm on the posted closing date.
For more information or if you need accommodation or assistance in the application or selection process contact:
Office of the State Auditor
600 E. Boulevard Avenue - Dept. 117
Bismarck, ND 58505
Telephone Number: 701-328-1072 Website: http://www.nd.gov/auditor
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org HRMS Jobs Website: http://www.nd.gov/omb/jobs
Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. 23-12-10.
State Of North Dakota