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This position will conduct an independent and objective audit of grants, programs and processes to facilitate efficient, effective and excellent service within the division. Duties include identifying program adequacy and efficiency via comprehensive, in depth analysis of operational and administrative functions, accounting practices, policies, procedures and management controls.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Reviews records of agency units, contractors, subcontractors, municipalities, suppliers and vendors to assure compliance with federal/state guidelines, agreements, contracts, grants and appropriate billing and maintenance of accounting records.
- Identifies program adequacy/efficiency through comprehensive, in depth analysis of operational and administrative functions, accounting practices, policies, procedures and management controls.
- Interviews staff and management; gathers pertinent data, information, records, and documentation to support audit research, analysis, and subsequent reports.
- Applies professional auditing standards, methods and procedures to analyze and make recommendations concerning the accuracy of accounting systems, management controls and operating procedures.
- Attends professional auditing training as a means of remaining current in the latest auditing methods, principles and practices.
- Meets with agency personnel and outside interested parties to discuss audit scope and nature (Entrance Conference) and again at the conclusion of the audit to review observations and findings (Exit Conference).
- Writes clear, complete, and concise audit reports, which include audit observations, findings and recommendations for corrective action.
- Reviews and interprets applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; recommends changes to department management, Federal government, contractors, subcontractors, etc.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Internal Auditor V
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Business Management, Computer Information Systems or related field OR one of the following certifications: CFE, CGFM, CISA, CIA, CMA, or CPA.
- Three years experience in developing audit plans which includes developing audit goals, objectives, timeframes and scopes.
- Six months experience in establishing goals, objectives and priorities in accordance with an organizations overall mission.
- Six months experience in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating the overall audit process.
- Six months experience in staff supervision which includes planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others.
- Knowledge of budget management and control which includes managing a budget for the purpose of keeping expenditures within the limitations of available appropriations and available revenue and maintaining, monitoring, projecting and controlling a budget within set policies and procedures.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at statejobs.delaware.gov.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.