Senior Auditor (Internal Auditor IV)
Company: Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel Syste
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Job Description - Senior Auditor (Internal Auditor IV)
(00030056) Job Description Senior Auditor (Internal Auditor IV) (
00030056 ) Organization : TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY Primary Location :
Texas-Austin Work Locations : Texas Education Agency 1701 NORTH
CONGRESS AVENUE Austin 78701 Job : Business and Financial
Operations Employee Status : Regular Schedule State Job Code : 1203
Salary Admin Plan : B Grade : 23 Salary (Pay Basis) : 4,598.66 -
6,500.00 ( Monthly ) Number of Openings : 1 Overtime Status :
Exempt Job Posting : Jan 20, 2023, 9:00:36 PM Closing Date :
Ongoing Description MISSION: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will
improve outcomes for all public-school students in the state by
providing leadership, guidance, and support to school
systems.POSITION OVERVIEW: The Senior Auditor will provide
objective assurance and consulting services in support of TEA's
strategic priorities. TEA serves more than 5 million students in
public school districts and charter schools across the state. This
individual will perform internal audit engagements related to
statewide educational programs, information technology, financial
administration, and investment operations. A successful candidate
will be highly self-motivated, technically proficient in audit
methodologies, and capable of developing positive client
relationships. This position reports to the Director of Internal
Audit.Please note that a resume, tailored cover letter, and short
answer responses are required attachments for applying to this
position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Additionally, applicants who are strongly being considered for
employment must submit to a national criminal history background
check.Flexible work location within the state of Texas may be
considered for qualified candidates.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Performs internal audit engagements in compliance with the
Institute of Internal Auditors' International Standards for the
Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
- Assesses agency risks and internal controls and develops audit
programs to meet stated objectives.
- Performs technical audit procedures including conducting
interviews, executing testing, and analyzing data from statewide
and internal agency information systems.
- Evaluates audit results and develops findings and
recommendations to promote compliance, operational efficiency, and
- Prepares audit reports and communicates audit results to
management. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or
university. Major coursework in accounting, business
administration, finance, economics, and/or related field is
preferred. Experience: At least four (4) years of successful,
progressively responsible experience in audit, risk management, or
compliance. Internal audit experience at a Texas state agency is
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: -
- Share the belief that all Texas students can achieve at high
levels and are able to succeed in college, career, or the
- Current designation or progress toward certification as a
Certified Public Account (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA),
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Fraud
Examiner (CFE) is preferred.
- Extensive audit and consulting experience, including experience
- Ability to accurately prepare and assemble audit working papers
that support conclusions.
- Effective communication skills, including the ability to
compose clear and concise reports and present information to
colleagues and agency management. -
- Strong analytical skills including the ability to analyze and
evaluate data using data analysis software.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 including Teams, Outlook,
Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. -
- Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations
applicable to Texas state agencies (e.g., financial administration,
human resources, grant and contract management, etc.). Preference
given for audit experience specific to public education.
- Ability to self-manage and independently monitor workflow
progress and productivity against timelines.
- Professional maturity and interpersonal skill to navigate
relationships with wide-ranging stakeholders and to positively
influence the perceptions, thinking, and actions of others.
- A commitment to consistently demonstrate sound professional
judgment, integrity, discipline, and respect for all colleagues and
- A desire to self-reflect, give/receive feedback and
continuously improve. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire
without consideration to race, religion, color, national origin,
sex, disability, age, or veteran status, unless an applicant is
entitled to the veteran's preference. - - Additional Military
Crosswalk (occupational specialty code) information can be accessed
here . - -Click on the military "occupational category" that
corresponds with the state classification in this job posting title
to review the codes, ratings, and description for the matching
position provided by the State Auditor's Office. This position
requires the applicant to meet Agency standards and criteria which
may include passing a pre-employment criminal background check,
prior to being offered employment by the Agency. - No phone calls
or emails, please. Due to the high volume of applications, we do
not accept telephone calls and cannot reply to all email inquiries.
Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
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