Internal Audit Director

Department/Agency of position: 
The County of Orange
Location of position: 
Santa Ana, CA
$125,154 – $237,349 annually, DOQ
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018
Job Description: 

Located on the Southern California coast with a culturally diverse population of three million, the County of Orange offers a high quality of life and a nearly perfect climate year-round. Commonly referred to as “The OC,” Orange County has 34 incorporated cities with seven of these cities among the 200 largest cities in the U.S. Orange County features excellence in education, low crime rate, a wide variety of businesses, and unlimited recreational opportunities.

The Internal Audit Director reports directly to the Board of Supervisors and manages the Internal Audit Department under the oversight of an Audit Oversight Committee. The two core services provided by the department are to provide unfiltered, independent and objective financial audits of the efficiency of County operations and programs, and provide advisory services to the Board regarding topical policy and management issues. The Department is comprised of 14 staff, including the Director with a budget of approximately $2.2M. The Auditor will work directly with the Board and the Audit Oversight Committee and in consultation with the CEO to recommend approaches for applying audit results. The individual will have an opportunity to directly improve transparency and ensure that the County continues to meet the needs of the community.

The Director will need to be a seasoned, analytical auditor with experience conducting various types of audits. The individual must be a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California and possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, a Master’s degree in a related field is desired as well an extensive background managing and leading internal audit staff in a government setting. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your cover letter, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by November 9, 2018.