Internal Auditor III

Recruitment #050924-UABD13-600900

Summary Statement

This is advanced level internal auditing work of State Agencies and associated contractors, subcontractors, municipalities, vendors or providers to determine compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations and ensure efficient and effective operations.  In addition to work performed by an Internal Auditor II, employees independently conduct complex internal audits with minimal supervision in multiple audit specialty areas such as financial, compliance, economy, efficiency or information technology.  Examples of factors contributing to complexity include the volume and breadth of governing statutes and regulations, and the nature of the audit issues presented, such as those requiring extensive research, testing, or sampling, those that are atypical, new, or involve substantial dollar amounts or significant non-compliance.

Essential Functions

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, employees can complete job duties of a similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Conducts internal financial, compliance, economy and efficiency, information technology and program results audits of State Agencies and associated contractors, subcontractors, municipalities, vendors or providers to ensure effective, efficient and compliant projects and operations.
  • Identifies and reviews relevant records or operations and conducts interviews of staff, management or others, which may include field investigations, to obtain and clarify information.
  • Analyzes financial and other records, to determine accuracy and compliance with state or federal laws, rules and regulations, as well as applicable agreements, contracts and grants.
  • Performs audit tests and identifies exceptions and noncompliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Prepares and submits audit summaries and reports that clearly and accurately document audit findings, supporting facts and recommendations.  
  • Explains audit findings and makes recommendations for corrective action; conducts post audits to determine if audit recommendations have been implemented. 
  • Completes continuing education to remain current on auditing standards, methods, techniques, and best practices. 
  • Uses commercial and proprietary automated information systems and computer software to research, review, analyze, document and report on relevant audit information.   
  • Delivers excellent customer service to internal and external customers and the public in person, electronically, or by written communication.   
  • Communicates and interacts effectively with people across cultures, ranges of ability, genders, ethnicities, ages, and races. 

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Internal Auditor III
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Two years’ experience in auditing financial records and documents in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, including assessment of internal and external controls. 
  2. Two years’ experience in computer-based auditing which may include but is not limited to, using computer programs to select, manipulate and analyze data, perform calculations, select audit samples and print reports. 
  3. Two years’ experience in preparing audit summaries and reports that clearly and accurately document findings, supporting facts and recommendations.  
  4. Six months’ experience in developing audit plans which includes developing audit goals, objectives, timeframes and scopes.

Additional Posting Information

A writing sample will be requested at the time of interview.

The State of Delaware recognizes the value of telework and flexible working schedules. This position is eligible for Telework according to the State of Delaware’s Alternative Work Arrangement Policy. More information will be shared at the time of interview.

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization) that has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other applicable terms and conditions of employment, in accordance with Title 29, Chapter 59 and Title 19, Chapter 13 and 16.  This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement based on its individual terms.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.


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Selection Process

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


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 is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.