Assistant Internal Audit Director

Williamson County
Full Time $2,951 - $3,393 Per month TX 710 S Main St STE 301, Georgetown, TX 78626, United States
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Overview

Reporting directly to the Internal Audit (IA) Director, responsible for supporting the IA Director in managing the Internal Audit Division and acts in a lead capacity in their absence. Schedules and performs complex financial, operational, contract, compliance, and assurance audits for internal departments and vendors while maintaining independence and objectivity.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

  • Assists in supervising and coordinating day-to-day operations
  • Performs review of all draft audit reports prior to going to the IA Director for final approval
  • Communicates regularly with county personnel, management, and elected officials in support of audit activity
  • Performs advanced full charge audits of essential county offices and vendors using proven audit theory
  • Performs personnel management, including hiring, termination, employee recognition, and disciplinary action
  • Conducts quarterly and annual performance evaluations and makes pay decisions
  • Reviews and approves timesheets and coordinates time off
  • Provides direction and training to new auditors as they advance in their designated role
  • Assists IA Director in creating budget
  • Reviews and verifies bank reconciliations along with reports completed by fee collecting offices for accuracy
  • Develops audit programs to adequately identify audit objectives/methodologies
  • Researches and applies knowledge of local, state, and federal government statutes and other legislative changes as they apply to audit responsibilities
  • Evaluates and maps processes while identifying control strengths and weaknesses within the office with the goal of improving processes
  • Maintains responsibilities for fieldwork including sampling, transaction testing, data analysis, and tracing funds
  • Assists county staff with various audit-related issues
  • Assists with gathering data from various county offices for external auditors
  • Assists in developing and executing the approved annual audit plan
  • Reviews and revises audit schedules for direct reports
  • Serves as administrator for audit management software
  • Serves as back-up to the IA Director and Contract Auditor
  • Attends all meetings and trainings, as required
  • Performs advanced projects as assigned

ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports directly to – Internal Audit Director
  • Direct Reports – Yes

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Position involves prolonged sitting at a workstation, visual examination of documents, reaching, walking, twisting, bending, standing and occasional lifting/carrying
  • Position involves operating a motor vehicle

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

  • Work is primarily indoors in an air-conditioned environment
  • Regular travel between work sites as required with possibility of overnight/out of state travel
  • Occasionally required to work remotely

IRREGULAR HOURS

  • Work outside of the normal office hours (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) may be required
  • May be deemed essential personnel in the event of an emergency

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and six (6) years of relevant audit experience 
  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of auditing standards, accounting principles, cash handling practices, and contracts
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, audit management software, and financial systems
  • Working knowledge of local or county governments

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)

Required within thirty (30) days of employment

  • Valid driver’s license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Experience with TeamMate Audit Management
  • Experience with TeamMate analytics or comparable application
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

EMPLOYMENT TESTING 

Employment is contingent on passing any post-offer pre-employment screening as listed below:

  • Criminal background check: Yes
  • Motor Vehicle Record check: Yes
  • Drug screening: No
  • Physical exam: No
  • Psychological exam: No
  • Additional: N/A

A Williamson County online application (resumes alone are not sufficient) must be received before the position is closed. Positions are open until filled, subject to close at any time after five (5) business days. The Human Resources Department is located at 100 Wilco Way, Georgetown, TX 78626. Phone (512) 943-1533 or visit our website at .  
 
Williamson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).  If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please request assistance from the Human Resources Department.

 

TOBACCO FREE WORKPLACE POLICY

Williamson County is a tobacco free workplace. The use of tobacco products (e.g., cigarettes, cigars, pipes, snuff, chew, etc.) and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) (e.g., vapor, e-cigarettes, etc.) is prohibited on all Williamson County premises. Employees who violate this policy are subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

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