Auditor

Baltimore County
40 per week $60,000 - $97,500 Per year MD Baltimore County Historic Courthouse, 400 Washington Ave #221, Towson, MD 21204, United States
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Overview

Regular Schedule: 40 hours per week

This non-merit position is part of County Government's Exempt Service, as provided by Article 4, Title 6, of the Baltimore County Code.
 
Two auditor vacancies exist in the Auditor's Office. The Office of the County Auditor offers performance-based compensation and generous benefits, including health insurance, retirement, leave time, a flexible work schedule, continuing professional education, and educational assistance.  Travel is minimal and limited to within the County.  
 
The Office of the County Auditor is part of the legislative branch of County Government and serves the Baltimore County Council in its legislative oversight function by providing independent auditing and other fiscal and policy analysis services. The Office's Audit Unit is primarily responsible for performing various types of auditing, including internal control and compliance audits, as well as analyzing annual agency budget requests, and completing special projects as directed.

Examples of Duties

Essential Job Duties

  • Researches agency operations including applicable laws, regulations, and policies and procedures
  • Evaluates/tests internal controls and performs analyses
  • Determines compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies and procedures
  • Develops audit findings and recommendations
  • Prepares and documents electronic working papers
  • Interacts with agency personnel and works with the engagement team
  • Analyzes and reports on agency budget requests and other financial matters
Other Duties
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
 
(NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.)

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university, with a Bachelor's degree in accounting (preferred), finance, or a closely related field
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 overall on a 4.0 scale
  • Auditing experience, preferably in government and/or public accounting
  • Professional certification (or candidate), preferably CPA, CIA, or CFE
  • Knowledge of government auditing standards and government accounting
  • Strong research, analytical, and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to remain focused on the big picture
  • Proficiency in performing spreadsheet and database analysis
  • High level of professional skepticism
  • Capacity to work effectively and efficiently, both independently and as part of a team
  • The ability and willingness to interact with and question agency personnel
Cover Letter and Resume
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter with salary requirements and GPA, along with a resume. Failure to submit a cover letter and resume with your application will result in your application not being considered.  You can attach your cover letter and resume to your application

Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022 are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System, with very limited exceptions.   

Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for employment with Baltimore County must successfully complete an employment investigation, including, but not limited to criminal background, education, and fingerprinting checks.

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