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Auditor III

Auditor III Job Description

Job Title: Auditor III
Job Code: R43420
Job Series: Auditor
FLSA Status: Exempt
OCC Group: Financial Services (FS)

Signature of the State Court Administrator approval available on file in the Human Resources Division.

General Statement Of Duties:
Conducts audits of Judicial-related operations and entities to determine the adequacy of internal controls, compliance with established criteria, 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, 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:
Serves as the Team Leader by administering and overseeing all aspects of one or more multi-person audits. 
Plans 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 relevance and importance of accounting, auditing, and management theories, concepts, and principles in order to apply them to different circumstances. 
Evaluates the reliability of reports and records and the sufficiency of operations, and assesses the degree of compliance with established policies and procedures.
Reviews and analyzes supporting documentation and information contained in, but not limited to, case files, probation records, conservator reports, personnel records, and payment vouchers.
Maintains a working knowledge of all audit issue areas.
Compiles and documents audit findings and identifies recommendations.
Discusses findings with management or judicial officers and prepares audit reports of Judicial-related operations and entities.
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.
Supervisor 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.
Minimum Education:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree.  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 25 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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