City Auditor

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Denton
Location of position: 
Denton, TX
Low to Mid $100K
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Closing Date: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Job Description: 

The City of Denton operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The Mayor and six-member Council are elected for two-year terms; four members are elected by District and the two remaining seats plus the Mayor are elected at-large. Operating as a full service municipality, in addition to standard municipal governmental services, Denton also operates with several major enterprise operations including Airport, Electric, Water, Wastewater, Solid Waste, and Drainage. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017 proposed budget includes funding for 1,638.5 full-time equivalents (FTEs) and has an overall operating and capital budget of $1.19 billion. The City of Denton prides itself on citizen involvement, innovation and efficient use of municipal resources.

The City Auditor, prescribed by the City Charter, is appointed by the Council. The position requires a Master’s degree in business or public administration, accounting, or a related field with a minimum of five years managerial experience in internal or external audit, preferably in a governmental setting. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, political science or a related field must have a minimum of ten years managerial experience in internal or external audit. The candidate’s background and experience should include a diverse exposure to all aspects of auditing, to include internal audits, external audits and compliance reviews. Certification as an Internal Auditor is strongly preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume online by visiting our website at Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by December 4, 2017. Following the first review date, applications will be screened against criteria provided in the brochure, and the City Council will consider offering interviews to selected candidates. Interviews in Denton will be offered to those candidates named as Finalists, with reference checks, background checks, and academic verifications conducted after receiving candidates’ permission. For more information, please contact Chuck Rohre at or by calling 214-466-2436.

The City of Denton, Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.

Under Texas statutes, information from your resume may be subject to release to the public at any time during the process; however, Waters & Company will endeavor to maintain confidentiality as long as possible.