Looking for a career in auditing?
Are you a CPA or do you want to become a CPA?
Join the Division of Legislative Audit in Juneau, Alaska!
We are dedicated to our mission of enhancing government operations and accountability by increasing transparency within the State of Alaska. If you are interested in working as a member of a team of professionals, Division of Legislative Audit is a great choice. We support your efforts to become a licensed CPA, and provide ongoing continuing education to further your professional development and maintain your CPA license.
The division offers an exciting opportunity to work with a team of professionals, gain valuable work experience, and develop new skills. Auditors work on teams performing financial, compliance, and performance audits of state departments. Each year, the division audits the State’s most significant financial activities and performs compliance testing for federal programs as part of the statewide single audit. Special audits are also conducted for a wide variety of objectives designed to evaluate specific state operations.
The staff auditor position is the agency’s entry-level audit position. The position learns basic audit skills and performs entry-level tasks at the direction of supervisory auditors.
Minimum Annual Salary: $70,999 – $81,022
Examples of Duties
- Performs auditing procedures and techniques in accordance with audit standards established by the AICPA and government audit standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States.
- Prepares workpapers that are thorough, complete, and accurate which document the audit procedures.
- Researches laws, regulations, contracts, and grant agreements to determine if programs and processes are being administered accordingly.
- Follows audit procedures to accurately identify errors and summarize the results of findings.
- Interviews State agency personnel regarding agency operations and documents the interviews.
- Works with State agency personnel to obtain audit documentation.
- Depending on experience, develops audit procedures.
- Depending on experience, assists in writing audit reports.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to communicate in a professional manner.
- Knowledge of or willingness to obtain knowledge of Government Auditing Standards.
- Ability to evaluate business processes, identify risks, and identify controls that should be in place.
- Ability to read, comprehend, and analyze information.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to research and interpret federal and state laws, rules, and regulations.
- Ability to interpret and implement new accounting and auditing pronouncements.
- Ability to maintain confidential information.
- Ability to work in a team environment and foster a positive work atmosphere.
- Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet frequent deadlines.
- Possess a valid driver’s license.
- This is a fully exempt job class under Alaska Statute 39.25.110(3).
- Positions in Division of Legislative Audit are required to be politically neutral.
- Class range and title will depend on experience and qualifications.
- Currently, we are not providing visa employer sponsorships.