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L&I Auditor 4, Lead Auditor And Trainer

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State Of Washington Everett , WA 98201

Posted 2 months ago


This is open to internal, L&I employees only.

Join our Region 1 Audit team, gain a sense of accomplishment through dedication to improving our program, and directly support our Agency mission in safeguarding the safety and health of Washington State's workforce.

This is a unique opportunity to do the job of an auditor plus complex casework, review staff work, and provide technical expertise, and training. Your success will rely on your audit knowledge and ability to share your knowledge with others as they learn and grow their skills. As lead auditor and trainer for Region 1 audit team, you will teach, mentor, and encourage others to maximize their success on the job and ensure a high level of performance. You will work closely with supervisors and provide coaching, technical expertise and training to staff. As the trainer for the auditors, the position ensures new auditors learn the position's responsibilities. You will meet with new auditors regularly; review the work to ensure laws, rules, policies and procedures are properly applied, reports are clearly written, and corrections are communicated timely.

Within your first year your success will look like this:

  • You will become proficient in reviewing and approving audits.

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the RCW's, WAC's, policies, and procedures. Ability to explain to auditors how to apply them in various ways to ensure their understanding.

  • Train new auditors and develop and provide training to the regional staff on various topics.

Some of what you will do:

  • Interact one-on-one with new auditors providing guidance, coaching, and providing technical expertise and training.

  • Ensure new auditors learn their responsibilities and apply Industrial Insurance rules and regulations correctly to different case scenarios.

  • Review work to ensure laws are properly applied and reports are clearly written.

  • Review and approve completed audits.

  • Provide technical expertise to ensure audits are completed accurately, consistently and timely.

  • Conduct the more difficult employer fraud audit assignments.

  • Meet regularly with the Audit Trainer Committee to ensure rule changes are clarified, current problems discussed and new procedures are consistently communicated statewide.

  • Respond to internal and external information requests and provide professional consulting and technical assistance to educate employers regarding prime contractor liability, record keeping, and reporting requirements.

  • Lead the team by example with high ethical standard, enthusiasm, and energy.

Who should apply?

Professionals with a Bachelor's Degree that includes 20 semester or 30 quarter hours of accounting and four (4) years of professional accounting and auditing experience.


Bachelor's Degree that includes 20 semester or 30 quarter hours of accounting and two (2) years as an L&I Auditor 3 or Field Auditor 2 or 3.

Additional professional level accounting or auditing experience will substitute; year for year, for the education except for the 20 semester or 30 quarter hours in accounting (may include credits from one (1) Finance class or one (1) Business Law class).

What we're looking for:

  • Lead the team by example with high ethical standard, enthusiasm, and energy and influence other without direct authority.

  • Accounting and auditing experience, thorough and accurate knowledge, and application of generally accepted accounting principles and generally accepted auditing standards.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas and information clearly, and prepare professional reports.

  • Develop and deliver training, applying knowledge of auditing and accounting principles to design curriculum and training materials. Develop and organize training manuals, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials.

  • Presentation and facilitation skills, able to present information using a variety of instructional techniques and formats.

  • Skilled at identifying, collecting, organizing and documenting data for subsequent assessment, analysis and investigations.

  • Influence voluntary compliance by persuading others to voluntarily accept recommendations or advice to bring them into compliance with regulations or policy.

  • Organized and professional, able to manage multiple assignments with competing priorities.

  • Proven interview skills; ability to ask the right questions and gather and attain information.

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Computer skill to use various software programs including Word, Excel and FACT. Navigate the Internet to find and download information.

NOTE: In addition to your application, we require that you include a cover letter, copy of your unofficial transcripts, and resume with your application. Please include while in the on-line application process.

Supplemental Information

This job announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Application review starts immediately and the hiring authority reserves the right to offer the job at any time. It's to your advantage to apply quickly.

Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Prior to any new hire into L&I, a background check, including criminal record history, will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

To apply, follow the "Apply" link above

Jobs advertised as Open Continuous will be closed without notice. Apply quickly!

We're looking for evidence that you have what we're looking for. Your application materials will be used for deciding who'll be selected for interview.

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L&I strives to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which our differences are respected and valued to better meet the needs of the diverse customers we serve. L&I fosters an inclusive environment that promotes safety, collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all employees can participate and contribute to their full potential.

This position is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).

Persons with a disability, who need assistance in the application process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 902-5700. Applicants that are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1.

The State of Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you have specific questions regarding this position, please contact Trish Lamb at 360.902.5709 or email at Please do not contact to inquire about the status of your application.

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L&I Auditor 4, Lead Auditor And Trainer

Expired Job

State Of Washington