Auditor I/ii

County of Marin
Full Time $70,219 - $97,558 Per year CA Marin County Treasurer, 3501 Civic Center Dr # 200, San Rafael, CA 94903, United States


At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” . Read on to find out more about this opportunity:
The Marin County Department of Finance is responsible for the powers and duties of the offices of the auditor, controller, tax collector, treasurer, and public administrator. We serve as a collaborative partner and fiscal advisor to the County government in their consideration of fiscal decisions and planning. We strive to inspire and elevate public trust in County government by safeguarding the County’s financial integrity, advocating and implementing best practices, and ensuring compliance with mandates and fiduciary responsibilities.


There is currently one (1) full-time Auditor I/II vacancy in the Department of Finance. Candidates will be considered for the level(s) for which they meet minimum qualifications.
The Auditor I/II conducts professional accounting and auditing work of a varied nature, which may include County-wide accounting services, operations of county agencies, contractors and special districts, and state-mandated audits. In addition, they participate in policy development aligned with proper internal controls. The Auditor I/II consistently employs sound judgment, complies with professional standards at all times, and carries out routine audit functions and detailed work based upon the framework of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards. 
The Department of Finance has embraced a hybrid work schedule that considers that some duties of this position may be performed remotely. However, the successful candidate must be able to report to County facilities for meetings, work assignments, and/or disaster service work upon short notice, as needed and deemed appropriate. During the initial probationary period, the successful candidate may be required to work primarily onsite before establishing a hybrid work schedule.


The Highly Qualified Candidate is organized, dependable, flexible, accurate and able to work independently. They have excellent oral and written communication skills with internal and external stakeholders. We are looking for someone who possesses journey-level audit experience in a government or private sector environment.  They will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of governmental accounting and auditing standards and practices, and applicable State, Federal and local government laws and regulations influencing County operations and fiscal management.  

The ability to work with a diverse group of County agencies and have strong analytical and project management skills is also highly desirable. If you are a proactive and self-motivated individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply.

The minimum qualifications for the position are as follows:

Auditor I
Education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with at least 18 semester or equivalent quarter units in accounting or possession of a Certificate as a Certified Public Accountant recognized by the California State Board of Accountancy.

Auditor II
In addition to the above, the equivalent of one year of full-time professional auditing experience in a public or private sector agency.


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Testing and Eligible List: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination may consist of a highly qualified review, application screening, online assessment, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates' names will be placed on the eligible list.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions which may occur while the list remains active.  

Disaster Service Workers: All County of Marin employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.