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CPA - Expenditure Auditor III/IV/V

at Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Posted: 3/6/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 00004400

Job Description

 

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/in/jobdetail.ftl?job=00004400&tz=GMT-05:00

 

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH WORK IN TEXAS:
Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to be considered for the posting. In order to complete the supplemental questions please go to CAPPS Recruit to register or login and access your profile. Go to CAPPS Recruit to Sign In (Link: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en)


PLEASE NOTE:
All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed.   If this information is not submitted, your application may be rejected because it is incomplete.   Resumes do not take the place of this required information.

 

DIVISION:
Fiscal Management-Statewide Fiscal Oversight-Expenditure Audit

 

AUDITOR III:  $4,200.00 - $4,900.00
AUDITOR IV:  $5,000.00 - $5,850.00
AUDITOR V:   $5,900.00 - $6,000.00

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
AUDITOR III:

Performs moderately complex (journey-level) auditing work. Responsible for conducting audits of state agencies' and institutions' of higher education expenditures submitted to the Comptroller of Public Accounts for payment including bills, travel reimbursements, grants, investments, payroll and procurement documentation. Responsible for preparing written correspondence based on independent research. Some overnight travel is required. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

 

AUDITOR IV:
Performs highly complex (senior-level) auditing work. Responsible for conducting audits of state agencies' and institutions' of higher education expenditures submitted to the Comptroller of Public Accounts for payment including bills, travel reimbursements, grants, investments, payroll and procurement documentation. Responsible for preparing written correspondence based on independent research. Some overnight travel is required. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

 

AUDITOR V:
Performs advanced (senior-level) auditing work. Work involves examining, investigating, and reviewing records, reports, and financial statements to ensure legal compliance with state statutes and internal regulations. Conducts audits of state agencies' and institutions' of higher education expenditures submitted to the Comptroller of Public Accounts for payment including bills, travel reimbursements, grants, payroll and procurement documentation. Prepares written correspondence based on independent research. May assign the work of others. Works under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


WORK HOURS:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 40-hour workweek, Monday through Friday. May occasionally work evenings, weekends or holiday.  Hours may change based on business needs.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare for and conduct post-payment audits of payroll, purchase (including procurement), and travel transactions.


Organize, communicate, and document audit information or materials.


Prepare written correspondence based on independent research.


Research and analyze complex legal and accounting related issues while conducting audits including necessary research on payroll, purchase, travel and procurement policies and procedures.


Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

 



Qualifications

EDUCATION:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.


PREFERRED EDUCATION:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, or economics.


EXPERIENCE:
AUDITOR III:

Three years of auditing or accounting experience.


AUDITOR IV:
Four years of auditing or accounting experience.


AUDITOR V:
Five years of auditing or accounting experience.


PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
• Experience with transactions processed through the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS), the Uniform Statewide Payroll/Personnel System (USPS) or Human Resource Information System (HRIS).
• Experience in state laws and rules regarding expenditures including purchase, travel and payroll.
• Experience analyzing legal information and developing interpretive documents.

 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
A valid Texas (or state of residency) driver's license, a satisfactory driving record and current proof of automobile insurance are a condition of employment.


PREFERRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Texas Purchaser (CTP), Certified Texas Procurement Manager (CTPM), Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM), or other accounting/procurement or auditing certifications (Certified Internal Auditor (CIA),  Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), or Certified  Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 
This position requires the incumbent to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (standing and walking) is routinely required to carry out some duties. It requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact. It requires the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, and reach as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Marginal or corrected visual and auditory requirements are required for reading printed materials and computer screens and communicating with internal and external customers. May involve moving up to 25lbs of office equipment/material on a limited basis.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE:
• Training and communication techniques with appropriate application of each
• Web based training methodologies, curriculum development, and adult learning theory
• Standard research methods and techniques
• State purchases and travel policies
• The Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS) or Texas Identification Number Systems (TINS)

 

SKILLS:
• Effectively facilitate/lead diverse groups of people
• Proficiency in the use of a personal computer in a windows environment, Microsoft software, PowerPoint and mainframe functions
• Effectively conveying information and encouraging an exchange of ideas (Communication)
• Identifying, defining and solving problems (Problem Solving)

 

ABILITIES:
• Maintain professional composure and effectiveness in a rapidly changing environment with high customer service expectations
• Work independently in a self-directed environment
• Use standard research methods and techniques to conduct research on complex issues
• Write and revise standards and procedures
• Learn quickly, applying knowledge appropriately in changing circumstances
• Facilitate job related training in a variety of formats
• Work with others to achieve a common goal (Teamwork)
• Adjust to changing workplace demands (Adaptability)
• Meet the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (Customer Service)
• Effectively demonstrate skill and ability to perform the specific job duties and tasks as defined by a job description (Technical Competence)
• Be dependable, meet deadlines and produce high-quality work (Workload Management/Productivity)

 

IMPORTANT NOTES TO THE CANDIDATE:
Candidates may be asked to participate in a skills demonstration and/or presentation.

 

Salary is contingent upon qualifications and is subject to salary administration and budgetary restrictions.

 

CPA employees in the same job classification, if selected, will be laterally transferred with no increase in salary. (An example might be an Accounts Examiner III in Revenue Administration who moves to an Accounts Examiner III in the Enforcement division.)

 

Complete copies of college transcripts must be furnished to the divisional hiring representative at the time of the interview for positions requiring a college degree, and/or specific educational credits.

 

VETERANS:

Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of 36B, FIN10, 3451, 6F0X1 or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications. Please call Human Resources, CPA Veterans Liaison at 512-475-3560/800-531-5441 for more information or assistance.

 

 

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be found at: http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx 

We fully recognize, honor and enforce the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and encourage opportunities to hire Veterans, Reservists and Guardsmen.

 

Unless otherwise indicated on specific postings, regular attendance is an essential job requirement of all positions. Your application for employment with the Comptroller of Public Accounts may subject you to a criminal background check. All positions requiring a degree and/or licensing require proof of degree and/or license at time of interview. If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls you to schedule your interview. Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request. Only applicants scheduled for interviews will be contacted.

 

Thank you for considering employment at the Comptroller of Public Accounts! The Comptroller's office is an equal employment opportunity employer.