The Port of Oakland includes the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport, and 20 miles of waterfront. The Port employs approximately 500 individuals and has annual revenues of $359 million. Together, through Port operations and those of its tenants and users, the Port generates more than 73,000 jobs in the region and is connected to nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. The Port of Oakland was established in 1927 and is an independent department of the City of Oakland.
The Chief Audit Officer is charged with directing an independent comprehensive program responsible for performing operational and financial internal auditing within all offices of the Port, including: examining and evaluating all Port operations to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and Port policies and procedures; identifying opportunities to institute and strengthen internal controls to promote operating efficiencies and prevent financial losses, and to detect fraudulent activities; offering sound recommendations to responsible managers for corrective action; and, reporting findings, recommendations, and corrective actions taken to senior management and the Board of Port Commissioners.
Requires a bachelor's degree plus 8-10 years of public or internal audit experience or a combination of both. Some experience in another analytical discipline may substitute for part of the experience requirement. A background in a public agency environment is desirable to provide depth to the position. Must be credentialed as a Certified Public Accountant and/or a Certified Internal Auditor. Candidates from the private and public sector will be considered.