Senior Auditor

Chesterfield County
Full Time $69,315 - $93,574 Per year VA 4305 E Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23228, United States Apply before 5/19/2024 11:59


Minimum Qualifications

PLEASE NOTE: This position is 100% telework eligible.

Chesterfield County Internal Audit - where we love a good audit, and we think you will too!

About our Job:
The successful candidate must be highly motivated, curious, confident, detail-oriented, analytical and be able to work independently. Why? Because this individual will plan and conduct performance audits for county government and schools in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (i.e., "Yellow Book") to evaluate internal controls, risks, and compliance with local, state, and federal requirements.

Senior Auditors:
-Lead planning audit scope and objectives.
-Independently perform and review staff auditor analysis, testing, and results documentation using automated work paper system.
-Analyze audit results, develop audit findings and recommendations, draft final reports to management.
-Perform fraud, waste, and abuse investigations and other special projects. Perform other work as required.
-This position is part of an approved Career Development Plan (CDP) and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives, as funding permits, based on performance, qualifications, and experience.

About You:
Our ideal candidate will live in the Richmond regional area and possess a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field; minimum of three years of experience in audit or accounting (preferably “Yellow Book” audit or governmental accounting experience); or an equivalent combination of training and experience; one year of supervisory experience or as in-charge auditor preferred; certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or other related certification.

This individual will also possess other knowledge, skills and abilities including but not limited to:
-Confident team member with excellent verbal and written communication abilities
-Strong interpersonal skills to provide excellent customer service and establish positive working relationships
-Knowledge of “Yellow Book” audit standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) used by municipal, county, and local governments.
-Awareness of information system applications, security, and internal control frameworks (i.e., COBIT and COSO).
-Analytical skills, including data extraction and analysis tools experience.
-Ability to interpret and evaluate financial statements, systems, reports, internal controls, policies, and procedures Experience with audit management software preferred.
-Capacity to handle various projects, establish priorities and problem-solve.
About Us:
Internal Audit's mission is to provide objective analysis and information to County Government and Chesterfield County Public Schools. Our team includes certified public accountants (CPA), certified internal auditors (CIA), certified information systems auditors (CISA), four certified fraud examiners (CFE), and a chartered global management accountant (CGMA).
Other Things We Would Like to Mention:
Excellent work life balance with no travel; generous leave program; flexible work schedule; team-oriented co-workers; professional CPE and certification support; career development plan; employee recognition and team building activities. Position requires occasional in-person meetings based on customer preferences.
Still Interested?
Current valid driver’s license and good driving record required. Based on the Virginia DMV point system, record must not reflect a total of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or a major violation of six demerit points within the preceding thirty-six months. Out of state driving records must be obtained by applicant and presented at time of interview. Records must reflect at least three years of history and be dated within thirty days of interview date. Pre- employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required. No routine travel required.
Please list all professional certifications in the "Certifications/Licenses" section of the application.


Monday - Friday; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; position is 100% telework eligible

Work Location

Internal Audit

Chesterfield County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion