State of Arizona :

 

Job Information
Job Title:  AUDITOR 2 
Agency:  DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' SERVICES 
Job Reference ID:  52287 
Category:  ACCOUNTING / AUDITING 
Grade:  19 
Posted Date:  12/03/2019 
Close Date:  12/13/2019 
Job Description



DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ SERVICES

For Arizona Veterans and those who care for them.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

 

AUDITOR II

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ SERVICES

3839 NORTH 3RD STREET, SUITE 209

PHOENIX, AZ 85012

https://dvs.az.gov/

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of  the agency’s Chief Financial Officer, the Auditor II reviews agency financial transactions, policies and procedures and agency practices to ensure adherence to established requirements and best industry practices; performs reconciliations of agency accounts as designated; maintains agency fixed assets and related subsystems; ensures compliance with established reporting  requirements; attends and participates in training and meetings with other divisions within the agency and with other external organizations; coordinates support for oversight activities of pertinent Federal and State agencies reviewing agency practices and internal controls as assigned. Learns, implements and monitors the Arizona Management System (AMS) methods. Utilize AMS concepts and tools for problem solving and continuous work/process improvements and efficiency.

JOB DUTIES: 

·         Conducts compliance-related audits as assigned to determine if the area or function is in compliance with state regulations. Creates accurate, logical workpapers that clearly describe the work performed, the results of testing, and analysis. When deficiencies are noted, effective solutions must be developed and recommended to management.

·         Collects, safeguards, prepares or coordinates the preparation of statistical and financial information, supporting documentation and reports to meet periodically mandated financial requirements from internal and external authorities; such as: the General Accounting Office (GAO), the Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting (OSPB), the Office of the Auditor General, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC), and pertinent Federal entities.

·         Assists in determining compliance-related audit priorities, scope and objectives. Identifies and assists in designing compliance-related audit tests, selecting samples and developing other techniques needed to verify/evaluate controls. Assists the CFO in developing policies and procedures for the Financial Services Division.

·         Ensures audit reports contain practical, actionable and effective recommendations which are consistent with current policies and procedures and current operating practices.

·         Travels to various locations to perform assigned duties, including, but not limited to; providing guidance, training and education regarding finance, fixed assets, Arizona Management System, internal controls, and fraud, waste and abuse prevention matters to other divisions within the agency.

·         Coordinates the agency's annual physical inventory of fixed assets (capitalized and non-capitalized) by providing instructions, guidance and training to responsible staff throughout the agency.  Develops and implements an asset sample review plan to examine the accuracy of the physical inventory by visiting the various agency locations in which assets are kept in coordination with and at the direction of the CFO.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

·         Applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing the agency

·         Principals, practices, techniques and processes of governmental accounting and auditing

·         Methods and techniques of statistical analysis

·         Accounting/business systems and software

·         Financial analysis tools, practices and techniques

 

Skill in:

·         Verbal and written communication skills

·         Applying the principles and practices of accounting and auditing formulation and execution

·         Quantitative and analytical skills

·         Interpreting Statutes, rules, policies and procedures

·         Solving problems

·         Advanced computer skills

 

Ability to:

·         Interact with other individuals

·         Complete research

·         Prepare and analyze reports and financial statements

·         Monitor or track information and data

·         Communicate information clearly and concisely

·         Dealing effectively with sensitive information

·         Using automated financial systems and software to complete assignments

SELECTIVE PREFERENCE(S):

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: 

·         In-state travel required. This position requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).

 

BENEFITS: 

The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

·         Sick leave

·         Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

·         Health and dental insurance

·         Retirement plan

·         Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

·         Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

RETIREMENT: 

Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

CONTACT US: 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Tony Hinojosa at [email protected] and 602.234.8433 for assistance.

Email [email protected] or call (602) 542-4700  for assistance with the application process.  Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting INSERT CONTACT NAME AND CONTACT INFO HERE. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

 

 

 

 

 
Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $0.00-21.63 

 

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