State Of Wisconsin Madison , WI 53706
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The individual selected for this position will have the opportunity to build and oversee an internal audit program that focuses on strong internal controls, fraud detection and mitigation, and program evaluation to gauge the success of City services. Key responsibilities will include:
Plan, supervise, and perform internal audits to assess effectiveness of the City's adopted internal controls.
Develop, test, and implement annual audit work plans related to internal auditing for the City.
Prepare audit risk assessment plans to ensure legal, procedural, and operational contract compliance, and validates the financial accountability of City departments.
Manage and conduct investigations and studies to establish internal controls for fraud mitigation.
Oversee the execution of the City's annual Report on Federal and State Awards outlining the City's grant activities for the reporting year.
Recommend outcomes to resolve issues that arise during the City's annual audit.
Serve as the liaison to the City's external auditors.
Present annual works plans and all findings, including corrective actions, to the City's Finance Committee.
Research, analyze and correctly apply applicable laws, OMB circulars, contracts, and entity specific policies as it pertains to State and Federal grant awards.
Conduct trainings for City staff pertaining to internal controls and proper grant management procedures.
Oversee management of the City's cost allocation model.
Work is normally performed in an office environment, using computers, telephones, copiers, etc. Employees are expected to sit or stand at a workstation for extended periods of time while performing work.
Two years of experience performing professional financial audits.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Statistics, Public Administration or a related field, including completion of advanced-level Accounting major coursework.
If an applicant does not possess the specific requirements listed above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience:
Two years of experience with the following:
Professional financial audits.
Professional accounting and internal and/or external auditing theory as well as auditing standards and practices.
Knowledge of and ability to use computer software applicable to the duties of the position, including accounting systems and their applicability to municipal financial operations.
Familiarity with the following:
Municipal legal and political environments, and municipal operations.