Job Class: Leg Audit SeniorWorking Title: Senior Auditor
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 10/2/2018
Closing Date: 10/08/2018
Hiring Agency: Office of the Legislative Auditor
Division/Unit: Financial Audit Division
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift - hours are flexible between 6:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: Some travel within the state may be required
Salary Range: $26.30 - $38.75/hourly; $54,914 - $80,910/annually (The Legislative Auditor will determine the starting salary based on the successful applicant's qualifications.)
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
The Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA), Financial Audit Division, is now accepting applications for full-time senior auditor positions.
Typical duties require a senior auditor to:
Conduct performance and financial statement audits.
Analyze transactions and financial activity.
Test accuracy and determine data integrity.
Document audit evidence in work papers.
Draft audit findings.
The Legislative Auditor will determine the starting salary based on the successful applicant's qualifications. Up to two (2) positions may be filled from this posting in the Health and Human Services line of business. Auditors in this line of business conduct performance and financial statement audits of the Minnesota departments of Health, Human Services, and Veterans Affairs, as well as licensing boards, managed care organizations, and other related entities. Example programs include Medical Assistance, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and the Child Care Assistance Program.
To be considered, a candidate must submit a cover letter and must have:
A bachelor's degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, healthcare administration, or a closely related field.
Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles.
Strong organizational skills, including the ability to organize data and perform quantitative analyses.
A demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex and technical issues, both verbally and through written reports.
Experience in critically analyzing financial data and legal compliance requirements, including laws, federal regulations, and state rules, policies, and procedures.
Experience collecting information through interviews and written inquiries.
A demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and other state agency staff.
Computer skills, including experience using word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
The ideal candidate will have:
Knowledge of state government, the legislative process, and public health care or economic support programs.
Experience in auditing state government entities, financial statements, and programs in the health or human services subject area.
Experience in auditing managed care organizations' financial statements, transactions, medical claims data and processes, and reporting of financial or other data related to public health care programs.
Experience obtaining and handling sensitive information.
A bachelor's or master's degree in accounting and successful completion of some or all parts of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam are highly desired.
Cover letters and resumes/applications will be reviewed to identify applicants meeting minimum and preferred requirements. Selected applicants will go through an interview process and will be asked to submit education transcripts and employment references. At the time of the interview, applicants will be asked to draft a written response to an essay question. Background checks will be conducted prior to any employment offer. Personal integrity is an essential qualification to work at OLA, and certain violations of ethical or legal standards relevant to being an auditor at OLA may disqualify an applicant.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Why Work For Us
MEANINGFUL WORK! OLA looks out for the citizens of our state to make sure the government uses their money prudently and in compliance with the law. OLA also looks out for the interests of the State Legislature and the federal government to make sure their programs are operated efficiently and effectively.
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short- and long-term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. Additionally, OLA offers flexible work schedules and the ability to telecommute.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter with their resume/application. You may do this by uploading them together as a single file attachment, or uploading the cover letter separately from the resume. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have job-specific questions, contact Valerie Bombach at Valerie.Bombach@state.mn.us or 651-383-6010. For benefits-related questions, contact Shelly Gilb at Shelly.Gilb@state.mn.us or 651-296-1730.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email email@example.com. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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