Auditor (4 Positions)
Office of the State Auditor
Salary: $3,500-$4,700 per month (salary dependent upon education and work experience; a recruitment bonus may be considered for performance positions)
Closing Date: October 31, 2013 at 5 pm
Position Number: 117-525,546,28996 & 513
Requisition Number: None
Status: Full-time, Regular
Type of Recruitment: Internal/External
Date Posted to Web: September 24, 2013
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an appropriately accredited institution. Applicants who anticipate receiving their degree in December 2013 are eligible and encouraged to apply.
- Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Analytical ability.
- Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing with other office employees and audit clients.
- Requires successful completion of the hiring process including reference, background, and criminal record checks.
- Auditor II requires a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and two years of experience.
- Are a CPA or have successfully completed one or more sections of the CPA exam.
- Have a 3.25 GPA or higher in accounting courses.
- Have a master’s degree or a major or minor in business, management, finance, economics, communications, and/or computers.
- Have related auditing and/or accounting experience.
- Ability to recognize deficiencies and make recommendations for change.
- Advanced computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office Suite.
There are four positions to be filled – one financial auditor and three performance auditors. Applicants may apply for either position or for both. Submit a cover letter addressing how all minimum qualifications/requirements are met, a current résumé, an official grade transcript, and a signed state of North Dakota Application for Employment (SFN 10950). Applicants must comply with all of these requirements or they will not be considered for employment.
Application forms are available at any Job Service North Dakota office, or the state’s Human Resource Management Services website at http://www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/appforms.html. Information must be received on or before October 31, 2013 by 5 pm to: Office Manager, Office of the State Auditor – 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 117 – Bismarck, ND 58505-0060.
Applicants who are residents of North Dakota and eligible to claim veterans’ preference must submit proof of eligibility via form DD-214. Claims for disabled veterans’ preference must also include a current statement (dated within the last 12 months) of disabled status from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Applicants claiming veterans’ preference must submit proof of eligibility and, if applicable, current statement of disabled status, by October 31, 2013 by 5 pm.
Anyone needing accommodation during the application or interview process should contact the Office Manager at (701) 328-2241. As an employer, the state of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888
Summary of Work:
- Provide objective analysis so management and those charged with governance and oversight can use the information to improve program performance and operations, reduce costs, facilitate decision-making by parties with responsibility to oversee or initiate corrective action, and contribute to public accountability.
- Under immediate to close supervision, receives training in and assists in conducting audits of state entities. As knowledge and skills increase, individual will be given additional responsibility.
- Analyzes accounting forms, records, internal controls, and related computer systems.
- Financial position – assists in the audit of the state’s financial statements, performs audits of state agencies, and assists in the Statewide Single Audit (federal compliance).
- Performance positions – assists in the audit of government entities and programs which may include an assessment of program effectiveness, economy and efficiency; internal control; and/or compliance.
As employers, the State of North Dakota and political subdivisions prohibit smoking in all places of state and political subdivision employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.