State of Wyoming FIAU11-08085-Supervising Auditor-Cheyenne in Cheyenne, Wyoming

FIAU11-08085-Supervising Auditor-Cheyenne

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FIAU11-08085-Supervising Auditor-Cheyenne

Salary

$4,931.00 - $6,164.00 Monthly

Location

Cheyenne, WY

Job Type

Full Time

Department

021-Public Funds Division

Job Number

08085

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

As lead auditor, plan and conduct independent compliance, operations, and performance audits of large, complex state, School Districts and local governmental entities that have multiple and diverse accounting, computer, and databases systems as well as operating and personnel policies and procedures to protect public funds and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations. Will be a trainer. Auditors must conduct work in accordance with nationally recognized auditing standards, they are required by those standards to have annual continuing education, and must be able to testify under oath in judicial type environment to defend their work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Conduct audit planning using risk assessment, internal control evaluation, fraud discussions, other evaluation tools and statutes, engage the auditee and plan the overall strategy for the expected objectives, scope and conduct of the audit.

  • Conduct fieldwork in accordance with applicable Government Auditing Standards based on an appropriately written audit program that complies with these standards and the Division Audit Procedures Manual and the Department Audit Quality Assurance Polices and Procedures. While adequately supervising staff commensurate to their qualifications and experience.

  • Complete Audits by: finishing any fieldwork and analysis; reviewing fieldwork; conduct detail review of all work; ensure conclusions are complete, understandable, supported by evidence, and in compliance with standards; prepare workpapers for supervisory and managerial review; prepare draft report; conduct the exit conference.

  • Training: Receive formal training in accordance with Generally Accepted Governmental Auditing Standards (GAGAS). Provide training to current and new employees through classroom or on the job training. Provide training to auditees; make training presentations on necessary topics to groups of staff auditors; educate and train outside entities to ensure compliance, error correction, and accuracy; mentor other levels of auditors; obtain knowledge through adequate and appropriate continuing professional education and/or research of current auditing best practices; research and request specialized training for staff.

  • Fraud Investigations: Conduct or assist law enforcement in conducting investigations of suspected fraud, theft, embezzlement or larceny. Give depositions or provide testimony in front of a board, local, state or federal court; perform work necessary to assist in fraud investigations; testify and defend own work and the work of others assigned as staff and audit programs in a judicial setting, deposition, or other formal hearing; explain and defend audit work in the context of professional standards; confer with law enforcement, criminal investigators, and other agencies regarding assistance to be provided, reports to be written, evidence to be safeguarded, and presentations to prosecutors.

  • SPECIAL PROJECTS/STATUTORY MONITORING - Conduct audits, examinations, and/or reviews of state agencies, local governments, school districts, or other entities as requested. Special projects performed in accordance with applicable standards as required by nature of project; perform various special audit requests from third parties (the governor, legislature, other agencies, etc.; plan, conduct, and complete engagement or request; explain and defend audit work in the context of professional standards.

  • ADMINISTRATION - Assist in the development of policies and procedures and the strategic plan; develop policies and procedures related to auditing under different and specific auditing standards; develop policies and procedures for auditing different types of auditees; study professional literature to stay current on changes in professional audit standards and pronouncements; analyze and respond to exposure drafts drafted by various standard setting bodies; prepare informational reports as requested by legislature; respond to questions from legislators, elected officials, and citizens; work with audit staff to resolve issues related to interpretation and/or application of audit standards, procedures and techniques; attend meetings and advocate the department/division position; participate in formal peer review process; perform other audits, projects, duties as assigned.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES:

Preference will be given to those with a degree in accounting, finance, or other related business degree, or certified teacher in an analytical field. Auditing class must be taken within the first year of employment with the division. CPA, CISA, CIA, or CFE is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of the Wyoming Constitution, Wyoming Statutes, State of Wyoming and federal policies, rules and regulations, accounting and auditing standards of the department and professional organizations with the understanding and knowledge to apply them to auditing situations.

  • Ability to exercise knowledge & judgment (GAGAS).

  • Knowledge of internal controls and related concepts with ability to evaluate and recommend improvements to systems.

  • Skill in interviewing techniques; data collection and analysis; teamwork and leadership; verbal and written communication with internal and external entities; interpretation and evaluation of complex financial and non-financial information; interpreting, understanding, and applying laws, rules, and regulations.

  • Knowledge of computers to know and understand various systems, software, complex formulas in Excel and ability to trace formulas and to use the full features of Word to prepare documents and reports.

  • Ability to be organized in the work and in the analysis; communicate with all levels of public officials, citizens, CPA, and internal staff; travel; manage multiple projects; train and manage assigned staff; complete work with little to no supervision; flexible, innovative and able to change as circumstances change, audit objectives change and standards are modified.

  • Understanding of Sampling Theory.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Bachelor's Degree (typically in Finance)

PLUS

Experience:

1-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in Auditing) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Principal Auditor

OR

Education & Experience Substitution:

4-7 years of progressive work experience (typically in Auditing) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Principal Auditor

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to travel.

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Exempt

Supplemental Information

021-Department of Audit - Public Funds Division - HR Contact 307-777-5312

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