Auditor I

Recruitment #210111-UNCD-03

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Join Our Team!

Submit a letter of interest and your résumé referencing the position by February 12, 2021 to:

Marla Latham, Audit Manager, County Audit Division – Oklahoma County Regional Office

Address Contact
217 N. Harvey, Room 209
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Phone: 405-713-1833
E-mail:  mlatham@sai.ok.gov
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The Oklahoma Office of the State Auditor and Inspector (SAI) is seeking applicants with high integrity, strong work ethic, and a commitment to its Mission to work out of our regional office in Oklahoma City.

SAI’s Mission
Our Mission is to independently serve taxpayers and public officials by conducting audits that provide meaningful, reliable results and promote efficiency, stewardship, and transparency in government. It is our passion to be the leaders both elected officials and citizens turn to for unbiased information on the effectiveness and efficiency of state and local governments.  State Auditor Cindy Byrd, CPA, believes it is our responsibility to “Speak truth to power”.  To learn more about what we do, visit our Who We Are link under the Employment Opportunities section on our webpage.

SAI’s Culture
Our Culture is based on mutual respect and teamwork.  Our small regional offices allow direct access to leadership, who also serve as mentors and co-problem solvers.  Within SAI, we strive to promote a spirit of public service, professionalism, and camaraderie.

SAI’s Personal Development Opportunities
We value the knowledge and insights you’ve already gained—and we provide you with the opportunities to go further.  We are committed to our team’s continued development through training both on the job and in the classroom.

SAI’s Unique Rewards and Benefits
Our compensation package includes competitive salary, corresponding with your education and audit experience.  Entry-level salaries range from $40,000 to $50,000 and consideration will be given for a candidate’s education and audit experience.  Full-time employees are eligible for our benefits package which includes enrollment in the state’s Defined Contribution Plan, and a 457 Plan.  Employees also receive a generous benefit allowance, longevity bonuses, per diem for overnight travel, and more.  Visit our Employee Benefits link under the Employment Opportunities section on our webpage.

SAI’s Flexibility
We appreciate that sometimes the most valuable benefits are those that are least tangible, and we offer a wide range of non-financial advantages such as flexible work hours, ample paid vacation and sick leave, and eleven annual state holidays.  Most of our team members work ten-hour days only four days a week, leaving them with three-day weekends to enjoy with friends or family.  Transportation is provided or reimbursed for out-of-town travel and fuel and hotel expenses are provided.

Ideal Candidate
As a team member, you will utilize your accounting and auditing skills to audit county governments and political entities in the Oklahoma City region.  Extensive in-state travel may be required for a majority of audits; therefore, flexibility with travel and overnight arrangements is essential for this position.  A bachelor’s degree in accounting or other business-related field is required.  We are interested in candidates who have knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, generally accepted auditing standards, and Government Auditing Standards and who possess strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability and desire to work as part of a team, and proficiency in Excel and Word. The ideal candidate resides in one of the counties served by the Oklahoma City regional office which includes Oklahoma, Cleveland, Logan, Lincoln, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Creek, Pawnee, Osage and Kay.

The Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector’s Office is committed to our policy to provide equal employment and advancement opportunity without regard to political or religious opinion or affiliation, race, creed, gender, age, color, national origin, or disability, so long as the disability does not render the person unable to do the work for which employed. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.