Be part of a collaborative team assisting with financial and compliance audits. Your audit clients may include state agencies, counties, universities, and community college districts, and you may be working with your team on a variety of audits at the same time. You will practice applying the AICPA’s generally accepted auditing standards, Government Auditing Standards, and other federal auditing requirements. In addition, you and your team will be making a difference in government within the State by providing recommendations to improve clients’ internal controls.
Auditor I’s and II’s assist in conducting financial and compliance audits of state agencies, counties, and the state educational system, including community college districts and universities. The Financial Audit Division conducts audits in accordance with the AICPA’s generally accepted auditing standards, the U.S. GAO’s Government Auditing Standards, and other federal auditing requirements. We express opinions on financial statements and issue reports on internal control and compliance.
All of our positions are in-person. However, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, employees might be given the option to telecommute.
Bachelor’s degree, with 24 completed semester hours of accounting and a minimum 3.0 GPA in accounting classes.
Preferred: Master’s degree or at least 150 semester hours, with a minimum of 36 completed semester hours of accounting, or CPA license.
The ideal applicant will also have the following:
- Availability for limited travel to conduct out-of-town audits at certain times of the year.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and Access.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have implemented safety protocols for our team members to follow to help ensure their and auditee’s safety.
The Arizona Auditor General offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year, and paid sick leave.
• Health, dental, and vision insurance.
• Retirement plan with 100% employer match.
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance.
• Optional short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance.
• Flexible work schedules, including telecommuting options.
• Business casual dress code.
• Continuing education and path to advancement.
Depending on your experience, you could be hired as either a:
Financial Auditor I:
$50,000 (Bachelor’s degree)
$53,000 (Master’s degree, CPA certification, or 150 qualifying credit hours in accordance with the Arizona Board of Accountancy)
Financial Auditor II:
$53,800 (Bachelor’s degree)
$56,800 (Master’s degree, CPA certification, or 150 qualifying credit hours in accordance with the Arizona Board of Accountancy)