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Job Title: PS: Auditor/Examiner (AL)
Job Code: 41435
Last Update: 9/1/2010
Salary Plan: Statewide Salary Plan (SWD)


Job Description, Responsibilities, Standards, and Qualifications

Job Description:

Leads, plans and/or conducts the financial or tax audits of assigned organizations or programs, and determines scope of investigation required. Auditors at this level generally work in one or more specialized areas of knowledge and conduct non-standard audits, complex or detailed audits, or special investigations. May serve as lead worker and/or supervise lower level staff.

Job Responsibilities & Performance Standards:

Performs job responsibilities with minimal supervision
Serves as job expert or organization resource in assigned areas
Acts as liaison for the Department by communicating effectively with financial institutions and other agencies
Audits financial records of employers to evaluate reporting and payment of state sales and business taxes, Unemployment Insurance, Worker's Compensation, and other tax-related obligations
Completes selected portions of audits as part of an audit team, or may complete less complex audits independently
Examines financial and other documents for compliance with accepted accounting methods, policies, procedures, and laws
Inspects account books and accounting or financial computer systems for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of accepted accounting procedures to record transactions
Leads or conducts auditing of establishments, and determines scope of investigation required
May develop or maintain departmental audit standards or procedures, or review the work of outside auditors to ensure quality control
May supervise lower level and/or support staff
Prepares, analyzes, and verifies annual reports, financial statements, and other records, using accepted accounting and statistical procedures to assess financial condition and facilitate financial planning
Researches data, prepares/submits final audit reports, issues assessments, responds to protests, and resolves related issues

Sample Technical Competencies:

Knowledge of basic auditing and examination procedures related to area of assignment.
Ability to make accurate calculations.
Knowledge of technical report writing.
Ability to prepare clear and accurate reports.
Knowledge of computer systems, information technology and software used in accounting and auditing.
Ability to analyze and interpret tax, financial, credit and loan data, and technical
Ability to plan work of subordinates.

Entry Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in business administration or a related field AND Two years of related experience OR One year of experience at the lower level or equivalent position OR Five years of experience in a related area OR Masters degree in business administration or a related field AND One year of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

No preferred qualifications information is available.

Career Development Levels:

FIP033 - PS: Auditor/Examiner (SP)
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