$42.95-$53.21 hourly / $7,445.30-$9,223.42 monthly / $89,343.60-$110,681.04 annual
Plans and conducts complex and difficult internal operational, performance, compliance, and financial audits for the District; acts as a lead over a small audit team.
Plans, organizes, and conducts internal operational, compliance, performance, and financial audits of major functional units and of special programs funded by federal, state, or private grants such as the Veterans Affairs, Student Financial Aid, and Senior Citizens programs in accordance with established standards, laws, and regulations at locations throughout the District.
Determines aspects and methods of audit assignments to identify all relevant audit issues (including the assessment of "risk"), and develops special audit aids such as questionnaires.
Analyzes accounting and reporting systems of units audited and evaluates accounting and related management procedures, records, and controls.
Communicates audit related issues, including audit status, findings, conclusions, and significant problems to management staff as the audit field work progresses.
Prepares audit reports according to established format but with latitude as to areas of emphasis and incorporates recommendations for needed changes or improvements.
Makes recommendations to help the District improve accounting controls, improve efficiency, reduce operating costs, and properly safeguard assets.
Oversees and participates in special investigations at locations throughout the District to resolve discrepancies discovered by audits.
Conducts investigations of Whistle Blower Program matters brought to the attention of the District.
Coordinates and conducts special awareness training for District employees based on discrepancies discovered during audits.
Participates in investigations involving fraudulent activities, fraud control, vulnerability assessments, internal controls, inspections, and operational surveys, and reports on findings.
Effectively utilizes the capabilities and functions of standard and specialized software programs such as data management, spreadsheet, presentation, word processing, and graphics in completing assigned projects.
Discusses complex problems with the Director of Internal Audit who reviews completed assignments for adherence to principles and established standards as well as the soundness of conclusions.
Documents completed audit work in a clear and organized manner to facilitate review by management staff.
Performs follow up reviews as necessary to assure corrective actions have been implemented.
Provides work direction to staff assigned to the projects.
Performs related duties as assigned.
A Senior Auditor acts as a lead over a small audit team and plans and conducts the more difficult and complex internal operational, compliance, performance, and financial audits for the District.
A Director of Internal Audit is responsible for directing the activities of the District’s auditing and special investigation functions.
An Auditor conducts complex internal operational, performance, compliance, and financial audits for the District.
General supervision is received from the Director of Internal Audit. Acts as a lead over members of an assigned audit team.
Principles, theories, and practices of auditing, accounting and internal controls
Current trends and developments in auditing, accounting and internal controls
Laws, rules, regulations, policies, practices, procedures, and precedents pertinent to governmental auditing, accounting and internal controls
Organization and functions of the various operating units of the District
Principles of management and organization
Methods and techniques of research and management analysis
Accounting policies, procedures, and requirements of the District
Principles of training
Capabilities of computer systems, software, and hardware used in auditing
Computer software such as word-processing, spreadsheet, database management, and desktop publishing
Apply the theories and techniques of professional auditing to complex problems
Identify and analyze present and potential problems and evaluate alternate solutions
Interpret laws, rules, regulations, and policies related to the auditing program of the District
Gather, assemble, consolidate, and analyze facts, and draw conclusions
Prepare and present clear, concise, and effective oral and written reports
Effectively utilize computer equipment, software, and management information systems in the performance of duties
Present complex and difficult technical information effectively, both orally and in writing
Organize and prioritize work to meet schedules and deadlines
Work effectively and cooperatively with District administrators and employees and representatives of government agencies and private organizations
Provide guidance and technical assistance to others
Travel to various locations to conduct audits
Learn quickly the laws, rules, regulations, and contractual provisions related to special programs which are funded by federal, state, or private grants
Learn quickly the specialized functions and procedures of various operating units of the District
Education and Experience:
A. A master’s degree from a recognized college or university with a major in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, or a related field AND two years of full-time, paid, professional-level experience in auditing with an internal or commercial auditing department or firm. A valid professional designation such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is desirable. Experience in a team leader capacity and governmental auditing is desirable.
B. A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, or a related field OR a valid license to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in California AND four years of full-time, paid, professional-level experience in auditing with an internal or commercial auditing department or firm. A valid professional designation such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is desirable. Experience in a team leader capacity and governmental auditing is desirable.
A valid Class “C” California driver’s license is required.
Travel to locations throughout the District is required.
Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.