Auditor III Job Description

Job series: Internal Auditor

FLSA status: Exempt

OCC Group: Financial Services

Job code: R43420

Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division
 
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Conducts internal audits of the courts and probation departments to determine the adequacy of internal controls and the efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
 
DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
The Auditor III position is distinguished from other classifications due to the functional lead responsibilities which may include leading audit projects includes assigning tasks, monitoring progress and workflow, checking the product, scheduling work, and establishing work standards.  Supervision is received from the Audit Supervisor.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Serve as the Team Leader by administering and overseeing all aspects of one or more multi-person audits. 
 
Plan all aspects of assigned audits through completion of fieldwork, report and audit status reports.
 
Conducts interviews and collects, reviews, and analyzes information and data in order to identify and develop audit objectives and issues.
 
Evaluates the reliability of reports and records and the sufficiency of operations, and assesses the degree of compliance with established policies and procedures.
 
Maintain a working knowledge of all audit issue areas.
 
Compiles and documents audit findings and identifies recommendations.
 
Discusses findings with management and prepares internal audit reports.
 
Develops and conducts training for audit staff.
 
Some positions may supervise other staff including assigning tasks, monitoring progress of work, evaluating performance, and establishing work standards.
 
In-state travel to audit sites required.
 
Attends meetings and training as required.
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Auditor III will be asked to take project leads and may supervise other staff in that role. Responsibility for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. As a project lead, may have to provide advice, or explains work instructions to other employees or volunteers.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Three years of performance or financial audit experience reviewing and analyzing operational and/or financial policies and procedures, preparing audit work papers, and drafting audit reports, or three years as an Auditor II within the Colorado Judicial Department. A CPA license or a Master’s degree in accounting; judicial, public or business administration; finance or related may be substituted for 1 year of the required experience.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. This position is subject to varying and unpredictable situations, may handle emergency or crisis situations, is subject to many interruptions, may handle multiple calls and inquiries simultaneously, and may occasionally handle absentee replacement on short notice.

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