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Senior Auditor (Internal Auditor IV)

Company: Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel Syste
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

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 accountability.
  • 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 preferred.
    • Share the belief that all Texas students can achieve at high levels and are able to succeed in college, career, or the military.
    • 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 conducting investigations.
    • 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 stakeholders.
    • 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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