Under supervision, plans and conducts financial, compliance and operational audits and special examinations as assigned; may act as in-charge auditor on designated audits.
Typical Tasks Prepares audit programs and time budgets to accomplish assignment; Determines the auditing procedures to be used including statistical sampling and electronic data processing; Recommends necessary staff required to accomplish audits assigned; Evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of systems of control and recommends improvements of controls; Interprets and applies legal and administrative concepts; Analyzes data and draws logical conclusions; Determines effective courses of actions; Prepares, takes and evaluates statistical samples; Determines whether: a) operations are properly conducted and accurately reported; b) policies and laws are complied with; c) resources are managed in an economical and efficient manner; d) procedures are adequate to accomplish objectives; e) desired results and benefits are achieved and assets are safeguarded; Recommends corrective action to improve operations and to reduce costs; Appraises the adequacy of corrective action taken to improve deficient conditions; Prepares comprehensive financial, compliance and operational reports; Directs and instructs staff assistants assigned, and reviews their work for sufficiency of scope and for accuracy; Prepares working papers to document audit work; May provide on the job training to assigned staff; Budgets & manages time; Obtains, analyzes and evaluates data as a basis for formal and objective opinions on the activities reviewed; Maintains a current knowledge of professional standards, laws, directives, and literature applicable to auditing; May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required; Performs other related duties as required.
Employment Standards Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate the possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: The required knowledge and abilities are attained through possession of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Internal Audit, Finance, Business, Computer Science or a related field and three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in auditing.
OR Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in any field and four (4) years of auditing experience.
Possession of one or more of the following certifications is desirable: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Knowledge of:
Auditing practices and procedures; Principles of internal controls, finance, and business law; Professional audit standards, including the Government Accountability Office (GAO); Statistical sampling; Principles of organization and management; Principles of supervision; Accounting principles and practices; Common office computer applications, including word processing and spreadsheets.
Ability to: Apply auditing, accounting and management principles; Speak and write effectively; Gather and analyze data and reason logically to reach valid conclusions; Meet with and obtain the cooperation of others; Effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines; Lead staff and plan, organize and direct the work of assistants; Understand complex computer systems and use of the computer in auditing; Write clear and concise reports.
Possession of a California driver's license required prior to appointment and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Driver's Permit.
Closing Date/Time: 11/21/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
County Of Santa Clara