Be part of a team that improves government policies and programs. Are you naturally inquisitive? Do you possess strong research and analysis skills? Can you write clearly and concisely? If so, a performance auditor position might be the perfect fit for you! Working in a mutually respectful team environment, you will interact closely with various state agencies to understand their roles and responsibilities, evaluate how well they perform their responsibilities, research and identify best practices, and provide objective recommendations to improve their operations. Come join our team and make a difference!
Performance Auditor I’s and II’s assist their teams in conducting performance audits of state agencies and programs. They gather information and help identify areas of inquiry and perform audit procedures to obtain evidence, prepare well-documented work papers, and formulate findings and appropriate recommendations in compliance with government auditing standards. In addition, they draft written audit findings and orally communicate work results that meet professional and office standards for clarity and completeness.
The ideal applicant will have one of the following:
- A bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or humanities, such as, Anthropology, English, History, Political Science, Philosophy, or Public Administration, which emphasizes analytical skills, research, writing, and organization of data AND at least one year of experience in performance auditing, financial auditing, internal auditing, program evaluation, management or policy analysis, or related experience, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- A master’s degree in the social sciences, humanities, or other professional field, such as, History, Journalism, Political Science, Public Administration, or Public Policy, emphasizing analytical skills, research, writing, and organization of data.
In addition, candidates should possess the following:
- Strong research abilities and exemplary oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to synthesize audit evidence to reach conclusions.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with coworkers and auditees professionally and ethically.
- Strong organization and time management skills.
- Working knowledge of Windows, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have implemented safety protocols for our team members to follow to help ensure their and agency personnel’s safety.
Depending on your experience, you could be hired as either a:
Performance Auditor I:
$50,000 (Bachelor’s degree)
$53,000 (Master’s degree, preferred)
Performance Auditor II:
$53,800 (Bachelor’s degree)
$56,800 (Master’s degree, preferred)