Los Angeles Community College District

Assistant Auditor (#1224)

$31.15-$38.59 hourly / $5,399.67-$6,689.24 monthly / $64,796.04-$80,270.88 annual


Definition

Performs a variety of professional auditing work of moderate complexity related to operations, management controls, policies, practices, performance, and financial records.

Typical Duties

Conducts a variety of professional auditing duties of moderate complexity related to operations, management controls, policies, practices, performance, and financial records at locations throughout the District.

Assists in evaluating District operations in terms of their adherence to prescribed policies and applicable laws and regulations, operational efficiency, economical use of property and personnel, effective control over expenditures, receipts, revenues and assets, proper accounting for financial transactions, production and reporting of accurate, reliable, timely, and useful financial data.

Examines assigned records to determine the accuracy of presentation of facts, propriety and legality of transactions, and compliance with established policies and procedures.

Fully utilizes the capabilities and functions of standard and specialized office software applications such as data management, spreadsheet, presentation, word processing, and graphics in completing assigned projects.

Gathers and compiles comprehensive information about the organization or function to be audited.

Documents completed audit work in a clear and organized manner to facilitate review by management staff.

Assists in conducting special investigations at locations throughout the District to resolve discrepancies discovered by audits.

Prepares reports, presentations, and correspondence containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content related to assigned auditing work.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

An Assistant Auditor performs professional auditing work of moderate complexity related to operations, management controls, policies, practices, performance, and financial records.

 

An Auditor conducts complex internal operational, performance, compliance, and financial audits for the District.

 

A Senior Auditor acts as a lead over a small audit team and plans and conducts complex and difficult internal operational, compliance, performance, and financial audits for the District.

Supervision

Immediate supervision is received from higher level auditing staff.  Work direction may be provided by an Auditor.

Class Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Principles, theories, and practices of auditing, accounting and internal controls

 

Current trends and developments in auditing, accounting and internal controls

 

Laws and rules concerning governmental auditing, accounting and internal controls

 

Principles of management and organization

 

Capabilities of computer systems, software, and hardware used in auditing

 

Methods and techniques of research and management analysis

 

Principles of customer service and public relations

Ability to:

Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to governmental auditing

 

Gather pertinent facts and data, make thorough analyses, and arrive at sound conclusions

 

Effectively utilize office software and computer equipment in the performance of duties

 

Make accurate observations and obtain objective information

 

Work effectively with officials and employees of the District

 

Communicate effectively orally and in writing

 

Prepare clear and concise reports

 

Make routine presentations in a group setting

 

Plan and organize work to meet deadlines

 

Travel to various locations to conduct audits

 

Learn and effectively utilized specialized computer software related to assigned function

 

Learn accounting policies, procedures, and requirements of the District

 

Learn quickly the specialized procedures and functions of various operating units of the District

Entrance Qualifications

Education and Experience:

A. A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in accounting, finance, business administration, economics or a closely related field or a valid license to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in California AND one year of  full-time, paid, professional-level experience in auditing with an internal or commercial auditing department or firm, or in accounting. Experience with a public agency is desirable.

OR

B. A master's degree from a recognized college or university in accounting, finance, business administration, economics, or a closely related field.

Special:

A valid Class "C" California driver's license is required.

Travel to locations throughout the District is required.

Reasonable Accommodations

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.

 


CLASS: 1224; EST: ; REV: 6/9/2015;