Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
03275 11 ST A3 N 677-10 04/11/2009
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04/11/2009 03275


DEFINITION: This is managerial work in planning, organizing and directing audit functions in the Central Audits Division or Regional Audits Division of the Office of Comptroller Operations’ Bureau of Audits.

An employee in this job is responsible for managing either Central Audits or Regional Audits of any funds, programs, activities, operations, grants, or services under the Governor’s jurisdiction to assure a uniform, enterprise-wide and comprehensive risk-based auditing approach. Work involves directing subordinate managers who supervise professional auditors that conduct performance, financial, information technology system audits and attestation engagements. Work also includes ensuring all audits are conducted in compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations, generally accepted accounting and auditing standards, and other reporting requirements; identifying fraudulent or abusive account practices to recover costs, improve operations or significantly reduce spending; researching and analyzing proposed legislation related to audit policy, methods and impacts; contacting officials of other governmental and private organizations regarding audit areas of mutual interest including the negotiation and coordination of initiatives and problem resolution, and assisting in the coordination and implementation of audit policy, procedures and standards. Work is performed under general supervision and is subject to review by the Bureau Director for the timely achievement of goals and objectives.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Plans, organizes and directs the work of Division staff involved in Central Audits or Regional Audits functions through subordinate managers.

Establishes, implements and administers enterprise-wide policies and procedures to assure a uniform and consistent audit program.

Assists the Bureau Director in implementing and developing new or revised auditing policies, standards, directives, circular and manuals.

Provides guidance and technical assistance in reviewing audit reports prior to their issuance to ensure accuracy and consistency.

Manages communications with the Auditor General and other audit organizations to coordinate Commonwealth audit policy, practices, initiatives, and problem resolution issues.

Researches, plans and coordinates the interpretation and enterprise-wide implementation of applicable federal and state audit requirements.

Performs the full range of supervisory duties.

Employees in this job may participate in the performance of their subordinates’ work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of audit policies, standards, principles, procedures and methods as promulgated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Knowledge of accounting principles, concepts and techniques and their application to private and governmental accounting systems and operations.

Knowledge of computerized accounting and auditing processes.

Knowledge of office management methods.

Knowledge of the structure and operations of government including financial and general services administration, human resource management and budgeting.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of employee supervision.

Ability to read and interpret federal, state, departmental laws, regulations, guidelines and administrative procedures.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Six years of professional financial auditing experience including three years in a supervisory capacity and a bachelor's degree including twenty four credits in accounting;


An equivalent combination of experience and training, which included three years of professional supervisory financial auditing experience and twenty four credits in accounting.