Internal Auditor

Department/Agency of position: 
Washoe County Manager's Office
Location of position: 
Reno, NV
Min: $79,768 – Max: $103,688
Date Posted: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Closing Date: 
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Job Description: 

POSITION INFORMATION Under administrative direction of the Assistant County Manager – Finance and Administration, conducts independent and objective performance audits, financial audits, compliance audits and special research projects for Washoe County in accordance with the directives of the Board of County Commissioners; and performs related work as required.

This is an Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment being conducted to fill a current full-time vacancy in the Washoe County Manager’s Office. This list may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

For more information on this position, please see the Job Specification at

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting or finance AND four years of full-time increasingly responsible experience in the auditing field with at least two years of experience planning, evaluating, and conducting in-depth comprehensive audits of a municipality or public sector client; or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment. • Professional certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is highly desirable.

IDEAL CANDIDATE • Possess a high degree of personal integrity. • Have the ability to develop healthy, trusting relationships throughout the organization. • Practice effective partnering to ensure the best outcomes for the organization. • Have exceptional written and verbal communication skills including the ability to maintain ongoing and two-way dialogue, both formally and informally. • Have a high degree of emotional intelligence and will thrive in a team environment. • See challenges through as many different perspectives as possible; must possess diversity of thought, experience and sensitivity to generational differences. • Possess a natural inquisitiveness and will keep pace with changing business trends and issues through training.

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENT This recruitment uses a Training and Experience Exam (T&E): • The T&E can be found starting on page three of this announcement. • The T&E will be scored and ranked based on information provided in the answers to each of the questions. • Failure to attach the T&E to your application at the time of submission, or failure to provide the required responses to the questions may result in disqualification from the selection process. • The T&E will evaluate your knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:

o       Analytical Skills

o       Accounting Skills

o       Communication Skills (written and comprehension)

o       Interpersonal skills

You can find additional information on the Training and Experience Exam at the following link:

QUESTIONS? Contact Karen Jeffers, the Recruiting Analyst, at 775-328-2078 or HR Front Desk phone: 775-328-2081 fax: 775-328-6119 For additional information and to apply for the position, visit

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS • NV PERS Retirement – Washoe County pays 100% of the PERS contribution for each permanent employee • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance – Washoe County contributes 100% of premiums for employees and 50% for dependents. New employees will be automatically enrolled in the High Deductible Health Plan with a Health Savings Account. Employees become eligible for health benefits after 90 days of employment. • Vacation Accrual • Sick Leave • 11 Paid Holidays • Longevity Pay • There are no Social Security deductions (although a 1.45% deduction for Medicare is required)